Maggie Ayliffe and Christian Mieves: ‘Dirty Practice: A Painting Workshop and the Hidden Curriculum’,in Teaching Painting: How Can Painting Be Taught in Art Schools?
The ways in which painting is taught within art schools and academies has, in recent years, undergone several significant changes. As the barriers between media eroded into more fluid borders, art schools have responded by adapting and evolving. Many painting departments have been absorbed into general Fine Art courses but specialist painting courses and pathways still continue to be developed. How have these courses defined and redefined themselves to reflect the current artistic landscape and how can painting maintain an identity within non-specialist approaches? ‘Teaching Painting’ addresses the historical, theoretical, pedagogical and continually shifting methods of how the medium is taught.
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