Visual Arts HS Advanced

Visual Arts HS Advanced MCA - Task Description: Social, Cultural, or Political Issues in Contemporary Art

Students examine and respond to a body of contemporary artworks and compare the themes of the artwork to social, cultural, or political issues in their own lives and in their local and global communities. Students choose a contemporary art making approach, plan an artwork that investigates meaning relevant to a current theme or idea, and document the art making process. After in-progress critique based on relevant criteria, students revise and complete their art work and provide an artist statement. Students curate and present an exhibition to the public.
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Artistic Processes: Creating, Presenting, Responding, Connecting
Anchor Standards:
Anchor #1. Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #2. Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #3. Refine and complete artistic ideas and work.
Anchor #5. Develop and refine artistic technique and work for presentation.
Anchor #6. Convey meaning through the presentation of artistic work.
Anchor #7. Perceive and analyze artistic work.
Anchor #9. Apply criteria to evaluate artistic work.
Anchor #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.