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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Teacher’s notes: Hogarth

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1700 - The 18th Century
Topic: William Hogarth
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Name of Author(s): Kirstie Beaven
Name of Producer: Tate Gallery
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: Teachers, students 11+ but most appropriately 14 - 18
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Availability of community:
Mailing List
Objectives & Structure:
This resource was produced for the major exhibition of Hogarth’s work at the Tate Gallery in 2007. The intention of the site is to provide information about the artist, the Tate Gallery exhibition and offer starting points and ideas for students.
There is a brief introduction to Hogarth and then four self-contained sections.
Description of contents:
The four key teaching sections include:
• Hogarth’s print series, ‘The Four Stages of Cruelty’
• Hogarth’s painting series, ‘The Four Times of Day’
• The portrait, ‘The Heads of Six of Hogarth’s Servants’
• A contemporary artist’s response - Paula Rega’s ‘The Betrothal’ series after Hogarth
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: excellent
Quality and relevancy of content: excellent
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: excellent
Degree and quality of interaction: excellent
Exploitation of the electronic potential: excellent
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: excellent
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
Older students, either individually or as a group, could explore this site as an introduction to the artist and some of his work and influence.
The site would also provide good teacher resources for work with younger students.
An excellent site for teachers or students to start to study aspects of William Hogarth in some depth. (see the next web-site evaluation for further references)
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Jane Giles
Name of School: Trinity School
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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