The Gallery as a Site of Research

  • Les Tickle
Part of the Landscapes: The Arts, Aesthetics, and Education book series (LAAE, volume 2)


The chapter explores the problematic nature of ‘the artist as researcher’, a concept which has gained currency in recent times. It reports research carried out in co-operation with professional artists, in a project which investigated the ways they used art held in a major gallery as a stimulus to the creation of their own work. The project considered the complex relationships between past and new experiences in artists’ professional learning and the development and use of research in the gallery and the art studio.


Professional Learning Public Intellectual Research Assessment Exercise Visual Report Educational Action Research 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Les Tickle
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  1. 1.School of Education and Professional DevelopmentUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK

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