Activity objective: to develop skill in researching, analysing and interpreting artworks, with a specific focus on identifying and explaining the relationship between an artwork and the context in which it is made.
Identify an event, period of time and or cultural context that interests you and investigate connections between this context and the visual arts. Choose one artwork that reveals a connection to the context you have investigated.
Discuss this connection including evidence of how this connection can be seen in the artwork you have selected.
Some examples from the NGV Collection:
|Renaissance Germany||Knight, Death and Devil 1513 by Albrecht Durer|
|Melbourne in the 1950s||Collins St, 5p.m. 1955 By John Brack|
|International contemporary||Wiggle Chair by Frank Gehry|
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