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The Tragedy of Van Gogh

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Zoie and Ila


Eva School, Morgan County Board of Education


This podcast tells about Van Gogh's life and death using examples of his work.


Length: 01:14

Content Areas: The Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

AED (4) Visual Arts
6. Compare different interpretations of the same subject or theme in art.
Example: landscapes by Impressionist and Hudson River School artists
AED (7-12) Visual Arts: Level IV
6. Interpret expressive intentions and purposes in selected works of art based on intrinsic and extrinsic conditions.
Example: looking at Vincent Van Gogh's The Night Café and reading his letter to Theo about his intentions in creating the painting
AED (7-12) Visual Arts: Level IV
8. Analyze artists' choices in order to interpret meanings, ideas, attitudes, views, and intentions in works of art.
Examples: choice of media, subject matter, signs, symbols, source of inspiration


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