Component: Art criticism and art history

Question 1

Written Paper Section I Question 1 - 2002 HSC

Robert Rauschenberg silk screen printing in his New York studio, 1964; Robert Rauschenberg, Retroactive 1, 1964; Alessi packaging for Juicy Salif (lemon squeezer), 1989, Aldo Rossi; drawing for the Alessi La Cupola espresso coffee maker, 1989; Michelangelo Buonarroti, Pietà, c.1500

Question 1

Written Paper Section I Question 1 - 2001 HSC

Gabriele Münter, 1877–1962, Germany, Landscape with Church, 1910; Photograph of audience viewing Nam June Paik’s installation, The Chase Video Matrix, 1992; Photograph of audience viewing Jeff Koon’s installation, Puppy, 1996; Photograph of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri painting Yinyalingi (Honey Ant Dreaming Story), 1983; Interview with Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri by art writer Vivien Johnson, 1992–93; Photograph of exhibition East to West: Land in Papunya Tula Painting, including artworks by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1983

Question 2

Written Paper Section I Question 2 - 2002 HSC

Discuss how the practices of architects and/or designers are shaped by material and conceptual choices.

Question 4

Written Paper Question 4 - 2002 HSC

Explain the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statement that ‘Art critics and art historians create myths and generate debates.’ Give reasons for your views.

Question 7

Written Paper Section II Question 7 - 2002 HSC

Explain how contemporary art has shaped our understanding of the different roles of artists.

Question 8

Written Paper Section II Question 8 - 2002 HSC

Evaluate the view that art reflects the social values of a particular time and place.

Question 10

Written Paper Section II Question 10 - 2002 HSC

Explain how a postmodern point of view challenges the idea of art as unique and precious.