Essay on An Acronym For International System Of The Picture Education
Unlike other museums, this one collected facts not artifacts; the museum was no longer a place for housing physical objects but a communicating infrastructure (Hartman 2008). It had a purpose of communicating, educating and facilitating the understanding of complex data to the uneducated and working class masses.
Frank Hartmann points out that, “it was developed from the point of view of a specific socialist conception of adult education and sought to enhance scientific arguments by means of an ‘education by the eye’ ”(2008).
While working on the direction of the museum Neurath observed how a man receives a large part of his knowledge through pictorial impressions – illustrations, lantern…