VA.912.C.3.1

Use descriptive terms and varied approaches in art analysis to explain the meaning or purpose of an artwork.

Clarifications

e.g., four-step method of art criticism, visual-thinking skills, aesthetic scanning
General Information
Subject Area: Visual Art
Grade: 912
Big Idea: Critical Thinking and Reflection
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
0100310: Introduction to Art History (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0100320: Art in World Cultures (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0100340: Art History and Criticism 2 Honors (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021 (course terminated))
0101300: Two-Dimensional Studio Art 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0101330: Three-Dimensional Studio Art 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0102300: Ceramics/Pottery 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0104340: Drawing 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0104370: Painting 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0104410: Figure Drawing (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0107410: Film 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0107440: Visual Technology 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0108310: Creative Photography 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0110300: Printmaking 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0111310: Sculpture 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0113300: Architectural Design and Drawing 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2019 (course terminated))
0101355: Creating Two-Dimensional Art (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0101365: Creating Three-Dimensional Art (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0101440: Fine Craft Studio Art 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0108370: Digital Art Imaging 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0104335: Drawing 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0104365: Painting 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
0102305: Ceramics/Pottery 1 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022, 2022 and beyond (current))
7967025: Access Two-Dimensional Studio Art 1 (Specifically in versions: 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
VA.912.C.3.In.a: Use a defined rubric to evaluate works of art.
VA.912.C.3.Pa.a: Use a teacher-selected criterion to respond to a variety of works of art.
VA.912.C.3.Su.a: Use defined criteria to respond to works of art.

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