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Standards for Art History-Analysis and Intepretation        

 PURPOSE-To apply artistic process to analyze, interpret and evaluate art works.

•How a synthesis of the components of visual arts is used to define a work in visual art. 
Elements, principles, vocabulary, styles, structures and technical skills. 
In visual arts:
•the similarities and differences in structure and style
•how the selection of criteria affects criticism of an art work,
•the connections between visual arts and other disciplines outside of the arts, for example, history.
Students Will:
1.  Select criteria for evaluating visual arts.
2.  Analyze and interpret visual art through its historical, cultural and social  context.
3.  Support personal reactions to visual art works using the components of visual arts and comparisons.