Critical studies (visual arts)

Key points

  • During artmaking, students investigate how artists respond and interpret their world through digital and still artworks.
  • By studying contemporary artists – particularly photographic and digital artists – students learn about appropriation and how artists use past works to develop new artworks.
  • Contemporary artists use appropriation to communicate ideas about the world to audiences.
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By studying contemporary artists, students learn about appropriation

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