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Content description VCAVAE034

Visual Arts / Levels 7 and 8 / Explore and Express Ideas
Content description
Explore how artists use materials, techniques, technologies and processes to realise their intentions in artworks
  1. investigating the viewpoints of several artists and how they express a theme, concept or subject matter in different contexts and using different styles with different materials and technologies
  2. exploring how artists have used different materials and symbols to express cultural identity for example, identifying implied meaning through the symbols in the artwork, such as a universal symbol that reflects contemporary youth culture, or the symbols of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  3. selecting contextual information about artists, artworks and audiences as inspiration for their artworks
  4. discussing and documenting their choices of expression to strengthen meaning and viewpoints in their artwork
  5. researching artworks that provide different ideas and concepts based on ideological views and institutional theories of design and art practice, for example, the Bauhaus movement, Chinese social realist painting, Greek classical sculpture
  6. applying critical theories to the analysis and interpretation of artworks, for example, identifying explicit and implicit meanings in artworks
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