Nothing is Original

IB Visual Arts: Nothing is Original

When we look at works of art, we inevitably think about things that we have seen, heard, or experienced before. Art is rarely created in a vacuum. Artists constantly reference the past—building on timeless themes, critiquing outmoded models, researching forgotten histories, or borrowing traditional methods and techniques to realize new ideas.Understanding Historical PrecedentUnderstanding historical precedent is an...


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Dian Ritter 29 August 2017 - 16:04

Two related resources to the Originality issue: A Video called EVERYTHING IS A REMIX and a small, clever book called STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST.

Heather McReynolds 30 August 2017 - 17:36

Thank you Dian!


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