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UK Debates on the Future of Art Education

posted by Christopher Howard — Sep 03, 2008

This year, the British contemporary-art magazine Art Monthly has been addressing issues in art education in the United Kingdom. Articles and editorials appearing in their pages have taken on the corporatization of the art school, the rise of the creative industries, educational Taylorism, levels of satisfaction in and radical improvements for UK educational institutions, and more.

In advance of two panel debates taking place September 27 at the Institute for Contemporary Arts in London and October 6 at Ikon Gallery in Birmingham, Art Monthly has made their essays and letters on art education available online. Please visit the magazine’s website for more information about the debates, to read the articles, and to join the debate.

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