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Recognizes and shows respect for different ways to interpret art.
What is art interpretation? What does that mean? Interpret is to explain the meaning of the art work in their own words.
Knows different ways to interpret art. (Ex. themes, subjects, feelings)
ABLE TO DO
Choose a way to interpret an piece of art. (Ex. painting, dress, sculpture)
Respecting how others interpret art. (Ex. I liked how you explained your meaning of.....)
A portfolio that shows different styles of art and notations if possible by the artist on what it means to them. Internet. Art critic magazines.
PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES:
File:ArtInterpretation.doc Display different types of art from various cultures. Written explanation of what the art represents.
The student needs to explore the field of art critics. The student needs to look at 10 different pieces of artwork. These pieces of artwork should be examples from outside the classroom, (non-student work). Examples: art books, Internet, local artisan, etc. After looking at each piece of artwork an evaluation of each piece of work needs to be written by the student. Use the information that was found during the art critic exploration. The student will write an evaluation of another student’s artwork. The evaluation needs to be written in a respectful manner and as detailed as possible.