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Art Beyond Sight

A Resource Guide to Art, Creativity, and Visual Impairment
(Book - 2003 )
Art Beyond Sight

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Axel, the founder/director of Art Education for the Blind, first experimented with art opportunities for the blind in 1987 at a New York museum. This unique guide includes the personal perspectives of visually impaired artists, art lovers, parents, and educators; essays on research and practice; reproducible learning tools and guidelines; and a list of museums, advocacy groups, and agencies in the US and elsewhere working to improve the accessibility of art. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Statement of Responsibility: edited by Elisabeth Salzhauer Axel and Nina Sobol Levent
Title: Art beyond sight
a resource guide to art, creativity, and visual impairment
Publisher: New York : AFB Press ; AEB, Art Education for the Blind, c2003
Characteristics: 503 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 492-493) and index
Subject Headings: People with visual disabilities Education Art Study and teaching Creative ability Museums and people with visual disabilities Art Education for the Blind, Inc
Topical Term: People with visual disabilities
Creative ability
Museums and people with visual disabilities
Additional Contributors: Axel, Elisabeth Salzhauer - 1965-
Levent, Nina Sobol - 1971-
LCCN: 2002022302
ISBN: 0891288503
Branch Call Number: 707 A
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