Level 2 Art History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Level Two Art History looks specifically at iconic contemporary artists from around the world! Open your eyes to the possibilities of the weird and wonderful through an investigation of all things new in Art. Look, debate, blog, make art, consider your own opinions!  

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Problem Solving: 
    • How do you look at Art?
    • What is Art about? 
    • How is it made?
    • Learn the tools to solve the puzzle!
  • Contemporary Diversity:

Learn about art from around the world. Explore how other cultures express themselves and what contemporary art can look like.

  • Communication:
    • Debate about art with your classmates! 
    • Challenge traditional ideas! 
    • Form your own opinions!
    • Express your thoughts, convincingly!
  • The Value of Art: 
    • Who decides how much art is worth? 
    • How does art become famous?
    • Do we have to like the same art?
  • Thinking Critically:
    • Make connections between art and real world politics!
    • Consider how self expression is important to you and others.
  • Personal Opinion:

Visit a range of Art Galleries and write a blog about the art you love, the art you hate, or the art you just don't understand! 

  • Applied Academic Skills:
    • Research, Investigate, Communicate through a variety of written responses.

  • Media and Process:

Learn how art is made and what it can be made out of!

  • Artist Film:

Collaborate with an Artist to produce a film in the style of their art. Take your Art History skills into a practical setting! Lights, Camera, Action!

Year Levels/Departments:

Art, Seniors