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 personal life, experience or beliefs of the artist(s).
Identify an artist whose work reflects strong connections to an aspect of the artist’s personal life, experience or beliefs.
Choose one artwork by this artist that reflects a connection to an aspect of the artist’s personal life, experience or beliefs.
Discuss this connection including evidence of how this connection can be seen in the artwork you have selected.
Some examples from the NGV Collection:
|Kim Hoa Tram||Pine with cranes dancing in the snow, dance in motion 2000|
|Andy Warhol||Self Portrait no 9 1986|
|Pablo Picasso|| Weeping woman 1937|
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