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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2019, 2(9); doi: 10.25236/FER.2019.020902.

New Strategies for Art Education in the Age of Visual Culture


Zhang Shuguang

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Zhang Shuguang

Minzu University of China, Beijing 100081, China


The visual culture of “era of image” has become a new and important topic in the research of fine art education. The influence of visual culture development in fine art education has reoriented philosophy and methods of teaching in some traditional fine art courses. New strategies in the fine art education emerged: on the one hand, students expand their scope of study, consciously enter the field of visual culture, and the interest in learning is stimulated; on the other hand, students' critical interpretation ability is cultivated and the meaning of culture/vision duality behind the visual culture is interpreted. The ultimate goal is to make students understand that art should actively participate rather than break away from the social environment of everyday life and enrich the experience of vision, tactile sensation and aesthetics.


Visual culture; Fine art education

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Zhang Shuguang. New Strategies for Art Education in the Age of Visual Culture. Frontiers in Educational Research (2019) Vol. 2 Issue 9: 4-8. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2019.020902.


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