Appropriation, Copyright and Moral Issues

Students identify and review the issues, legal obligations and ethical considerations that may arise from the use of other artists’ work in the making of new artwork, including a familiarity with appropriation and originality, copyright law, licensing agreements and the moral rights of artists.

Key knowledge includes:

• the legal obligations and ethical considerations involved in the use of the work of other artists in the making of new artwork, including a familiarity with appropriation and originality, copyright law, licensing agreements and the moral rights of artists;

• art practices related to particular artworks or art form/s in more than one historical and/or cultural context/s; analysis of how artworks reflect the artists’ interpretations of subject matter, influences, cultural contexts and communication of ideas and meaning;

• examples of artworks from different historical and/or cultural contexts;

• materials, techniques and processes used in the production of artworks;

• aesthetic qualities and styles of artworks.

Key skills

These skills include the ability to:

• analyse and discuss the legal obligations and ethical considerations involved in the use made of the work of other artists in the making of new artwork;

• discuss ways in which artworks reflect artists’ interpretations of subject matter, influences, cultural contexts and communication of ideas and meanings;

• analyse and discuss ways in which artists employ materials, techniques and processes;

• analyse the ways in which aesthetic qualities and styles are developed;

• discuss artistic practices and ways in which artists develop aesthetic qualities and styles in their artwork with reference to art elements such as line, colour, texture, tone, form, shape, movement, sound and light;

• research and discuss art practices in relation to particular artworks or art form/s, and the ways in which artists develop styles in their artwork.

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