Howard Riley Independent Researcher, retired (August 2015) Professor Emeritus, Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David at Swansea, Wales, UK.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
An Art Pedagogy for a Changing Art world

The paper proposes an art pedagogy based upon an original criterion: the quality of students' artwork might be assessed by the degree of balance between 'conceptual intrigue' and 'perceptual intrigue'.

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Making Sense of Art: The Relationship between Art Criticism and Theories of Visual Hermeneutics

The paper relates the various positions of art criticism with the theories of visual perception which inevitably underpin them.

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Relational Art as Social Semiotic

Discussion of Robert Witkin's taxonomy of art forms related to social structure, together with Nicolas Bourriaud's notion of 'relational art', leads to analysis of 'convocational' art.

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The Gendered Image: Deconstructing Life Drawing

This paper introduces an original systemic-functional semiotic model intended to facilitate the analysis and synthesis of drawings in an art school context.

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Published online: April 10, 2014

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Drivers of Creativity: How Theory Can Inform Contemporary Practice in the Art School Curriculum and Beyond

This paper discusses an innovative strategy for the integration with students' practice of MA taught modules, 'Drivers of Creativity', which introduce contemporary theoretical issues.

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Published online: June 13, 2014

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