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Drawing autism / Jill Mullin ; [with an introduction by Temple Grandin].

Mullin, Jill. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 1617751987 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781617751981 (pbk.)
  • Description: 158 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, [2014]

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Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 709.05/Mullin (Text to phone) Checked out 03/30/2015
Beverly Main NEW N 8356 .M4 M85 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 704.0874 MULLIN 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks N8356.M4 M85 2014 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 704.0874/MULLIN (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 704.0874 M (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: "Originally published in hardcover by Mark Batty Publisher in 2009"--Page [2].
Includes index.
Contents Note: Nurturing the ways in which we see the world / Temple Grandin -- As seen through the autism spectrum / Jill Mullin -- Interaction, individual and societal -- Repetition, repetition, repetition -- Getting from here to there -- Bird's-eye view -- Another world -- It's all history -- Art for art's sake.
Summary: Using artwork created by individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Drawing Autism celebrates their artistry and self-expression while also serving as an accessible point of entry into understanding how ASD manifests in individuals. Behavior analyst and educator Mullin has assembled a staggering array of work from established artists like Gregory Blackstock and Jessica Park, to the unknown but no less talented. Through their art, the contributors exhibit unique perspectives on how they see the world and their places in it. Their creations, coupled with artist interviews, comprise a fascinating and compelling book that serves to educate and inspire anyone who knows someone diagnosed with ASD.
Subject: Autistic artists.
Outsider art.

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