- Compare and contrast how these two artists have used the formal aspects of painting to explore the idea of work.
- How has the artist represented Lucrezia Borgia in this painting? (Note: Lucrezia Borgia (18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, the powerful Renaissance Valencian who later became Pope Alexander VI.)
Lucretia Borgia Reigns in the Vatican in the Absence of Pope Alexander VI (1910)
Oil on canvas
w15370 x h2210 mm
- What personal qualities of the artist are suggested by this self-portrait? Explain with particular reference to colour and composition.
4. How have these artists used line to create tension in their works?
- Discuss how the artists of this work have represented ideas about community and revolution.
- Critically evaluate how the artists’ choice of materials has influenced the meaning of the work.
glass and steel
w2100 x h2200 mm
Art Gallery of New South Wales
- What does this artworks say about Australia’s cultural identity at the time it was created?
8a. You are curating a new exhibition about the role and value of the audience in contributing to the meaning of artworks. Justify why the following two works should be included in the exhibition.
8b. How do these works challenge mainstream values about what art is?
- Discuss how the following installations use space to increase audience involvement. Why is this important?
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- How do these three works by Edvard Munch deal with the psychological experience of the modern person? How has his expression of these issues changed? What remains the same? Refer to your personal experience to these artworks in your response.
Evening. Melancholy I (1896)
w557 x h411 mm
The Munch Museum, Oslo