OverviewYEARS 11 - 12 Senior Artwise 2 is a new resource in the popular Senior Artwise series, expanding the range of material to support the Stage 6 Visual Arts syllabus in New South Wales. This text features a fresh selection of artists, with an increased focus on contemporary Australian and Asian examples, as well as some early European artists, and modern European and American artists. Senior Artwise 2 is designed to help students achieve the HSC course outcomes and develop their awareness of the frames, conceptual framework and artistic practice. The key features of this text also make it a valuable resource for teachers and students of Visual Arts everywhere. They include: * High-quality colour reproductions of at least two examples of each artist's works * Stimulating descriptions of artist's lives, influences and aspects of artmaking practice * a careful selection of artist's statements as well as extracts from articles and reviews of art historians and critics * Vocabularly lists and questions accompanying the extracts to help students to analyse and interpret art criticism and art history * Exam-style short-answer questions, essay topics, enrichment tasks and some sample student responses * Ideas for make art, and suggested sources for further research (such as books, articles and websites) to aid students' own investigations of critical and historical cases.