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Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in Mfa Education

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In Talking Art , acclaimed ethnographer Gary Alan Fine gives us an eye-opening look at the contemporary university-based master's-level art program. Through an in-depth analysis of the practice of the critique and other aspects of the curriculum, Fine reveals how MFA programs have shifted the goal of creating art away from beauty and toward theory. Contemporary visual art, Fine argues, is no longer a calling or a passion--it's a discipline, with an academic culture that requires its practitioners to be verbally skilled in ...

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Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in Mfa Education
2018, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226560212

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Talking Art: The Culture of Practice and the Practice of Culture in Mfa Education
2018, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226560182

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