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IB Art: Home

Use this guide for the IB Art IA


Recommended Databases for Art

Books in our library

These are just a few of the many books about art and artists available in our library.

If there is a book you require that our library doesn't have, please see Ms. Hoiseth.

How do I cite in my comparative study?

Museum Art Books - for Free!

Destiny Library Catalog

Components of the Comparative Study

Task 1: Comparative Study
A Analysis of formal qualities
B Interpretation of function and purpose
C Evaluation of cultural significance
D Making comparisons and connections
E Presentation and specific language
F (HL only) Making connections to own art-making practice

Here's one way to approach the comparative study:


Libguide Creator

Libguide Creator

Linda Hoiseth, MS/HS Librarian

+91 11 2688 8854 Ext: 3358

Twitter: @lhoiseth


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