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The literature of art and art education during 191 8 has been meager, 
largely on account of the war. The Eastern Arts Association held its annual 
meeting, but its bulletin has not yet been published. The Western Drawing 
and Manual Training Association omitted its annual meeting and therefore 
has no bulletin for the year. 
The Bulletin (No. 4) of the College Art Association of America. Published 

by the Association. May be ordered from John Shapley, Secretary, 

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. 

This bulletin is more comprehensive than any of the previous numbers 
and contains the following articles: 

" The Value of the Study of Art to Students in Colleges and Universities, " 
by Henry Turner Bailey, dean of the Cleveland School of Art. 

"Technical and General Education in the Arts," by E. Raymond 
Bossange, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh. 

"Robbery and Restitution of Works of Art in the Present War," by 
Alfred M. Brooks, Indiana State University. 

"Standardization of Art Courses," by Alice V. V. Brown, Wellesley 

"The Value of Art in a College Course," by Samuel P. Capen, Bureau 
of Education. 

"Research Work and Graduate Teaching in Art," by Alfred Vance 
Churchill, Smith College. 

"The Place of the Fine Arts in Higher Education," by Ralph Adam 
Crane, architect, Boston. 

" The Value of the Study of Art in Our Institutions of Higher Educa- 
tion," by John Cotton Dana, Newark, New Jersey, Public Library. 



"A Course in Fine Arts for Candidates for the Higher Degrees," by 
Arthur Wesley Dow, Teachers College, Columbia University. 

"The Art Museum and the Teaching of the Fine Arts," by Edward 
W. Forbes, the Fogg Museum, Harvard University. 

"Preparation of the Child for a College Course in Art," by Blake-More 
Godwin, Toledo Museum. 

"Design, Craftsmanship and the Imitation of Nature in Ancient Art," 
by Clement Heaton, New York. 

"Ways and Means of Securing Proper Recognition for Art Teaching in 
Our Colleges and Universities, " by Gertrude S. Hyde, Mt. Holyoke College. 

"The Art of Auguste Rodin," by Charles R. Morey, Princeton Uni- 

"Art and War," by Duncan Phillips, Washington, D. C. 

"Art's Counter Offensive, " by John Pickard, University of Missouri. 

"Books for the College Art Library," by Arthur Pope, Harvard Uni- 

"Value of the Study of Art to the Students in Colleges and Universities, " 
by Edward Robinson, Metropolitan Museum. 

"Private Art Collections in the United States," by Marie A. Sahm, 
Colorado College. 

"The Value of Art Education in Colleges," by Walter Sargent, the 
University of Chicago. 

" 'The Analysis of Beauty,' Hogarth, " by John Shapley, Brown Uni- 

"The Value of the Study of Art in Our Institutions of Higher Educa- 
tion, " by John C. Van Dyke, New Brunswick, New Jersey. 

"Taste: Its Awakening and Development," by Lloyd Warren, New 

These articles are given in brief, but reflect the points of view of various 
American colleges on art education. 

The monthly and bimonthly bulletins of the various art museums have 
contained, as usual, descriptions of new accessions, and considerable historical 
material. In addition they have published a large number of articles dealing 
with the special need of industrial art education because of the reconstruction 
of industries which will follow the war. Several of the museums have formu- 
lated plans for making their collections available for use in connection with 
the teaching of industrial design. The bulletins of practically all the large 
museums during the past two years have contained important educational 
material. Prominent among these bulletins are those of the following insti- 


tutions: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, 
Boston; Worcester, Massachusetts, Art Museum; Art Institute, Chicago; 
Cleveland Museum; Cincinnati Museum; John Herron Art Institute Indian- 
Sargent, Walter. Instruction in Art in the United States. U.S. Bulletin, 

191 8. No. 43. Advance sheets from the Biennial Survey of Education 

in the United States, 1916-18. 

This bulletin includes a brief survey of art education during the past two 
years, in elementary and high schools, and in colleges and special art schools, 
and art museums.