Category: IB Gr 11

Installation Art

Understanding Installation Art Q What is installation art? A Installation art is often created specifically for one location, has three-dimensional components, and is intended to transform perceptions of the space in which it is located. Q How is the installation experience…

Artwork Grades?

The new IB VA course places emphasis on 3 areas of production – Theoretical practice, Art-making practice and Curatorial practice. What are these practices?  From the course handbook, they are visual arts in context, visual art methods and communicating visual…

Modernism Vs Postmodernism

Postmodernism & Appropriation Modern = Art made between 1850 to 1960 All the art movements starting with Impressionism all the way to Minimalism. All the artists you know and love – Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Monet, Dali, etc. Contemporary Art =…

Art History and Google Art Project

Smarthistory.khanacademy.org is thrilled to be part of the expanded Google Art Project. See the education section there for more: http://www.googleartproject.com/education/

Need to focus on a concept? Go here: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/about/artproject/education/

Google Art Project is full of great videos about art. Check this one out.

Themes

FINDYOUR THEME: (from OVHS, Adrian Lopez) Theme: What does this mean? To create meaningful art an artist needs to find a theme or topic with which they have a strong personal link. At this point in your IB course your theme…