[Art_beyond_sight_educators] articles about art from 1940 on
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Fri Jul 15 12:48:28 UTC 2011
Some articles from the new's archives - seemed to have been scanned in so
only a image of the text.
Article about Vincent J. Vita from the Spokane Daily Chronicle,
Feb 26, 1962
Article is scanned - so appears as a picture
Crippled Artist to Open First Paintings Exhibit
MUSEUM EXHIBITS ART BY CHILDREN; Paintings and Sculpture of Normal and
Blind Students at Modern Art Gallery 'HAPTIC' TECHNIQUE SEEN Production
by Tactile Sense Not Limited to Sculpture in Exhibition Classifications
By EDWARD ALDEN JEWELL ();
March 08, 1940,
, Section Society, Page 24, Column , words
An interesting though in many respects a pretty puzzling little
exhibition opened yesterday at the Museum of Modern Art, 11 West
Fifty-third Street. It is called "Visual and non-Visual Art Expression."
The work, by children who ...
Genius- and bad eyes - made great artists
The Vancouver Sun Nov 2, 1962
It wasn't genius alone that led such master painters as Monet and Renoir
to their famous fuzzy styles - it was also failing eyesight, a doctor says.
Durint 15 years of research, Dr. James Ravin, an ophthamolgist and
self-processed frustrated artist from Toledo, Ohio has found that Renoir
was nearsighted, Rembrandt was farsighted and Monet had cataracts.
The Bulletin Nov 3, 1982
Some old masters had eye woes
The Modesto Bee Nov 3, 1982
Bad eyes helped great art
ASK THE GLOBE
Nov 2, 1982
Boston Globe (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Boston, Mass.
Blind artist relies on an inner vision and an ability to express his
The Miami News Feb 2, 1978
Beauty in the Dark
The Evening Independen Feb 2, 1978
In Blindness, a Bold New Artistic Vision
Puerto Rican Center Teaches the Blind to Draw; Dictation and Dots in
Braille Used as Sketching Guides President Johnson Is 'Seen' by
26-Year-Old Student September 13, 1964,
A blind Puerto Rican has "seen" President Johnson, and now some day he
hopes to "see" his mother, father, brother and sisters and his blind wife.
Inspired Curator Creates Unique Museum for the Blind
The Hartford Courant (1923-1984) - Hartford, Conn.
Jun 15, 1967
Has it ever occured to you what art objects feel like?
ABOUT LONG ISLAND
Published: July 17, 1983
THE nursery-school table is covered with sheets of paper covered with
brilliant color. The 3-year-olds dip sponges in the pans of paint and
fervently dab on more.
''Do you want blue, Karla?'' asks Ellyn Gadue. ''Yes, blue, blue,'' says
Karla Gilbride, with the decisive air of a tiny, blond Picasso. Blue is
an abstract concept to Karlla: She cannot see her painting, or Miss
Gadue, the day camp counselor, or the five other children, three of whom
cannot see her. The two others are legally blind, seeing dimly or in
Williamson Daily New Nov 12, 1959
ONce each week in this city, a dozen men and women gather for an art
class wihch at first glace could be any adult education cours in andy town.
They talk art - its history, its techniques, its maters. They work art
sculpting in clay, etching, molding ceramics, painting in oils or water
colors. But nature has set this class apart. All members are visually
handicapped: some are toatlly blind, some have only partial sight. ...
The non-sectarian New York Guild for the Jewish Blind sponsors the
unique art class as one of its more than 70 workshops and....
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