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A uniquely Victorian perspective on the practice, exhibition and interpretation of visual art in national and international contexts.

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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
  • Audio interviews

PDFs updated 9 October 2014

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PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.9Mb]

  • Chapter 1: Developing art ideas [PDF 1.1Mb]

  • Chapter 2: Materials and techniques [PDF 1.9Mb]

  • Chapter 3: Interpretation of art ideas and use of materials and techniques [PDF 0.7Mb]

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

  • Chapter 5: Design exploration [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 6: Ideas and styles in artwork [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 7: Assessment for Unit 2 [PDF 2.7Mb]

  • Chapter 8: Exploration proposal [PDF 1.0Mb]

  • Chapter 9: Design process [PDF 3.2Mb]

  • Chapter 10: Professional art practices and styles [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 11: Assessment for Unit 3 [PDF 0.5Mb]

  • Chapter 12: Folio of artworks [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 13: Focus, reflection and evaluation [PDF 0.8Mb]

  • Chapter 14: Art industry contexts [PDF 4.5Mb]

  • Chapter 15: Assessment for Unit 4 [PDF 0.4Mb]

  • Chapter 16: Assessment for Units 3 and 4 [PDF 0.4Mb]

  • Glossary and Index [PDF 0.3Mb]

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      Additional resources

      Additional resource 7

      Additional resource 8

      Additional resource 9

      Additional resource 10

      Additional resource 12

      Additional resource 13

      Additional resource 14

      Additional resource 14.4 [Interview questions]

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      Gallery director (42.73MB)

      Curator (50.13MB)

      Exhibition designer (39.14MB)

      Artist (48.96MB)


      Michael Bowden, Nick D'Aglas, Paula Lindley, Rowena Hannan, Giuliana D'Angelo, Phil Taylor, Dean Pearman