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…

Process Portfolio – What are examiners looking for?

For the process portfolio, examiners are looking for: – the sustained experimentation and manipulation of a range of skills, techniques and processes, showing the ability to select and use materials appropriate to their intentions; – critical investigation of artists, artworks…

Photography Checklist for Process Portfolio

When developing photo based artworks, you will need to pay special attention to getting your process into the Process Portfolio. It is easy to forget about this until it is too late. 1. Difference between analog and dslr camera,pros and…

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…