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Archibald Prize 2011 education kit

In conjunction with the Archibald Prize 2011

Part 1

General: the Archibald Prize and portraiture
Who was JF Archibald?
The Archibald Prize
A chronology of events
Controversy and debate
Portraiture as a genre: an overview
Portraiture and the Prize: a selection of quotes
List of winners since 1921

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Part 2

Syllabus connections: the Archibald Prize and portraiture
Suggested case studies: Years 7–12
Conceptual framework: the art-world web: Years 7–12
Framing the Archibald: questions for discussion: Years 7–12
Portraiture: general strategies: Years K-6
Vocabulary: portraiture
Artists: portraiture
References

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Part 3

Syllabus connections: 2011 Archibald Prize
Framing the Archibald: K–6 & 7–12 discussion questions and activities

  • The artist’s eye: self-portraits
  • A different angle: unconventional portraits
  • Inspiring women: vision and drive
  • Referencing the past: appropriation
  • Nature as the motif: pattern and design
  • Striking a pose: compositional arrangement

Analysing the winner: Ben Quilty Margaret Olley
Years K–6: Visual Arts and links with key learning areas
Years 7–12: The frames

Focus works: issues for discussion
Years K–6: Visual Arts and links with key learning areas
Years 7–12: issues for discussion

  • Jiawei Shen Self-portrait as Quong Tart’s contemporary (after John Thomson)
  • Lucy Culliton Ray in Paris
  • Sonia Kretschmar The heart of things (portrait of Cassandra Golds)
  • Craig Ruddy Cathy Freeman

Archibald Prize 2011: finalists

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Slideshow

21 slides

Quotes by director Edmund Capon
History
Controversy
Challenge by the finalists (William Dobell)
Challenge to tradition (Brett Whiteley)
Challenge to the rules (John Bloomfield)
Archibald Prize Winner 2011 (Ben Quilty)
Packing Room Prize 2011 (Vincent Fantauzzo)
The artist’s eye: self portraits (Ken Done)
A different angle: unconventional portraits (Tim Storrier)
Inspiring women: vision and drive (Barbara Tyson)
Referencing the past: appropriation (Kate Beynon)
Nature as the motif: pattern and design (Apple Xiu Yin)
Striking a pose: compositional arrangement (Deidre But-Husaim)
General information, events and resources
Regional tour

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