Visual Culture Preview Questions

As you read this chapter, consider the following questions:

  1. What is the value of creativity, art, and beauty to American families?
  2. How does art as representation affect our understanding of American history and current experiences?
  3. What are the unique challenges and gifts that accompany protest and public art?
  4. What is the role of the dominant culture in what is defined as “art”?
  5. How do socially constructed ideas about beauty affect American families?
  6. How does visual culture affect family outcomes?
  7. What is the effect of intersectionality on potential creators, artists, and art-lovers?

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