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Question about 'commentaries' in art exam
« on: November 07, 2015, 09:05:22 am »
It says you have to refer to at least two commentaries in section c (art issues). My question is, can one of the commentaries be spoken by the artist themselves?
That's what we did for our unit 4 sac, but I'm starting to wonder if that's acceptable in the exam.

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Re: Question about 'commentaries' in art exam
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2015, 07:13:01 pm »
I'd probably use two commentaries + quotes from the author, just to be on the safe side. I'm not sure if you ever get a formal definition of what a 'commentary' is (- I know we never did :P) but something tells me there might be some stuffy assessors who make a distinction between the artist's intention, and critical commentary by other people.

It still seems like it'd be a valuable addition to your essay, but implementing other commentary would make it 100% safe rather than a 50/50 chance that's dependent on your marker :)