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Content description VCAVAR032

Visual Arts / Levels 5 and 6 / Respond and Interpret
Content description
Identify and describe how ideas are expressed in artworks by comparing artworks from different contemporary, historical and cultural contexts, including artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  1. making judgments about the practices of artists, what and why they design and create, using visual conventions
  2. comparing artworks from different cultures and identifying the ideas expressed by the artist, for example, when comparing paintings from India and Australia, what do they recognise, what is new, what are the different meanings the artists are expressing?
  3. explaining the artistic vision of artists from different contexts, for example, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, particularly referencing the meaning the artworks convey
  4. analysing how symbolic meanings or metaphors are constructed in their own artworks and artworks of others
  5. expressing an opinion about the way numerous artists communicate their viewpoints through their artwork
  6. describing their ideas about an issue in an artwork they have created and describe their art making practice, for example, did it make them think more seriously about the issue? Did the rest of the class understand their message?
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