Vasari's Five Criteria

IB Visual Arts: Vasari's Five Criteria

Use this page for a TOK/Art discussion and journal reflection on how the criteria we use to judge an art work vary over time and across culturesGiorgio Vasari (1511-1574) was an Italian painter, architect, and writer whose most important contribution to painting was actually a book, Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects. Vasari is regarded by many as the first art biographer or art historian,...


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Emma Justice 17 November 2016 - 00:29

This would be a great comparator to Jame's Elkin's 'Stories of Art' which is focused on making your own art timelines depending on your sense of culture and place. Further TOK questioning there?

Heather McReynolds 18 November 2016 - 10:27

Hi emma, always good to receive your insightful comments, and appreciate your delving into the nether regions of the site... ;). If you have some TOK questions to add please post them and i will insert in page, I like the links you are making, As you can see Ive updated the page -thanks for bringing this to light again!


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