Create a Virtual Exhibition

I first blogged about the Google Art Project in February 2011. Since then this project has grown in size and usefulness. At the time of writing there are 155 art collections and 32470 artworks available to view: once there you can look at entire collections, look at the work of individual artists, or at individual artworks. Either way it’s a great resource. My grade 11 students are embarking on an assignment that asks them to create their own ‘virtual’ exhibition – to select ...

Some thoughts on the INTERVIEW

In a few short weeks all final year DP visual arts students will be interviewed, either by people like you (the teacher) or by people like me (the visiting examiner). And this time next year, as I hope we all know by now, no interviews will be conducted by the visiting examiner, because that role will cease to exist. Examiners will still exist, of course, because we will be either listening to or watching a recording of the interview, but – like ...