Exploration of arts education and blindness.
Arts, Culture, and Blindness: A Study of Blind Students in the
Visual Arts, by Simon Hayhoe, explores the myth that blind people are
incapable of understanding and creating visual arts through case studies
of adults and children who are blind and interviews with art teachers.
The book alms to contribute not only to an understanding of the pedagogy
of visual arts and education of people who are blind, but also to
examine how education is affected by myths about blindness and
disability in contemporary society. The 212-page paperback book is
available for $30. For more information, contact: Teneo Press, P.O. Box
349, Youngstown, NY 14174-0350; web site: