The NYU Art+Education program focuses on the intersection between contemporary art, critical pedagogy, and social justice. In this regard, we encourage you to familiarize yourselves with the following authors / books, and develop a regular practice of visiting Contemporary Art exhibits at galleries, museums, and / or other public and private art venues that you have access to.

  • Education for Critical Consciousness by Paolo Freire
  • Reinventing Paolo Freire: A Pedagogy of Love by Antonia Darder
  • Believing is Seeing: Creating the Culture of Art by Mary Anne Staniszewski
  • Themes of Contemporary Art, Visual Art After 1980 by Jean Robertson & Craig McDaniel