Historical Context

IB Visual Arts: Historical Context

Many art works require a knowledge of historical context in order to be understood, this is especially true of contemporary or more conceptual based art work.Art historical context is part of cultural context. Being able to see where art work sits in relation to the rest of art history helps understand it"s meaning, and it"s function and purposeA historical perspective makes it easier to fit the various pieces of information...

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