chapter  4
20 Pages

Children’s Intuitive Understandings of Pictures

WithNorman H.Freeman & Michael J.Parsons

Art remains one of our more mysterious activities. Philosophers continue to argue whether the significant qualities of artworks lie more in the intentions of the artist, the work, or the mind of the viewer. Individual artworks are notoriously ambiguous, and interpretations of them can differ greatly, often varying with culture, age, or education.