The Legacy of Edith Kramer: A Multifaceted View

Lani Gerity, Susan Ainlay Anand

December 11, 2017 by Routledge
Reference - 316 Pages - 41 Color & 71 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138681248 - CAT# Y265618


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Offers a unique look into the life and work of an art therapy icon

Features a panel of international authors that explore Edith Kramer’s lasting influence on the world of art therapy in a variety of settings

Co-edited by a former student of Kramer’s and editor of her final text (published with Jessica Kingsley 2001)


The Legacy of Edith Kramer presents a unique exploration into the life and work of the groundbreaking artist and art therapist. This edited volume examines the artist’s personal and cultural history prior to relocating to the United States as well as the later years when she worked as an artist, art therapist, and teacher as she developed her theoretical understanding of art therapy. Kramer’s solutions to creating a meaningful artist’s life run throughout the chapters within this book, and provide the reader with a sense of what is possible. Written by an international group of contributors, this informative new text offers a multifaceted view of Edith Kramer that will be appreciated by current and future art therapists looking to better understand Kramer’s exceptional mind and contributions to the field.


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