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A uniquely Victorian perspective on national and international art and the interplay between art theory and practice.

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The PDF Textbook is available for purchase separately. The access code may be delivered in a sealed pocket, or supplied via email or by your school.

Students and teachers with a Cambridge GO account will have access to the following free resources:

  • Additional resources
  • Assessment criteria

PDFs updated 18 November 2014

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Full PDF Textbook

  • Complete textbook [PDF 9.7Mb]

PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.1Mb]

  • Chapter 1: Tools for researching, investigating and interpreting artworks [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 2: Art and meaning [PDF 0.9Mb]

  • Chapter 3: Artmaking and personal meaning [PDF 1.1Mb]

  • Chapter 4: Assessment for Unit 1 [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Chapter 5: Art and culture [PDF 1.4Mb]

  • Chapter 6: Artmaking and cultural expression [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 7: Assessment for Unit 2 [PDF 0.6Mb]

  • Chapter 8: Interpreting art [PDF 1.7Mb]

  • Chapter 9: Assessment for Unit 3 - Outcome 1 [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Chapter 10: Discussing and debating art [PDF 1.7Mb]

  • Chapter 11: Assessment for Unit 4 - Outcome 1 [PDF 0.7Mb]

  • Chapter 12: Investigation, interpretation, realisation and resolution [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 13: Assessment for Units 3 and 4 - Outcome 2 [PDF 0.3Mb]

  • Glossary and Index [PDF 0.3Mb]

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      All additional resources

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      Additional resources

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      All assessment criteria

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      Assessment criteria

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      Kathryn Hendy-Ekers, Lou Chamberlin, Deryck Greenwood