Ilona Szekely's scientific contributions

Citations

... As Sophie seldom drew, it appeared that the gallery's environmental conditions, which included displayed artworks, access to art materials, viewing seats, minimal distractions and the presence of unobtrusive but interested others, came together to invite active participation (Lenz Kothe 2016). As noted by Szekely (2014), the placing of the artmaking resources adjacent to the main gallery space, as opposed to in separate child-oriented spaces, encouraged engagement with authentic artworks. Dewey (1934) asserted that the expressive objects (artworks) and the expressive acts (artmaking) constitute aesthetic experience and Sophie's appreciation of art, design and pattern constituted her aesthetic experiences. ...