Body-Building: A Female Student's Use of the Transitional Spaces of a Painting Degree Course to Explore her Sexual Desirability and Aesthetics as a 'Grotesque’ Female Body

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleBody-Building: A Female Student's Use of the Transitional Spaces of a Painting Degree Course to Explore her Sexual Desirability and Aesthetics as a 'Grotesque’ Female Body Author(S)Tara Chittenden (Author)
Abstract  Whilst a part of the fine art degree course is about teaching technical skills and learning from tutor/peer group crits, a larger part is about the facilitation of a 'safe’ and structured space in which students gain the confidence to experiment with personal ideas, to hone a self-critical reflection and understand who they are as individuals, before being cast out into the world as 'artist’. In this article I examine the thought processes and decision-making of one undergraduate female painting student ...Paginationp55–67
SubjectArtsDescriptorsArt
Journal TitleThe International Journal of Art & Design Education  
Permanent Linksclick here