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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Article on the artist – Vladimir Dimitrov – the Master

Country: Bulgaria
Century: 1900 - The 20th Century
Topic: National art – realism - Vladimir Dimitrov – the Master
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Name of Author(s): Valentina Assenova University of Pennsylvania
Name of Producer: University of Pennsylvania
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: General audience
Website last update: 2006
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Availability of community:
static article
Objectives & Structure:
The article provides very well structured information on the work of the artist and the approaches used. It also makes good comparisons and provides information and cross-references towards the influence the artist experienced and made to others. The material has the objective of creating a complete image of the artist by placing the focus on a single feminine portrait.
The material does not require special learning skills and provides an opportunity for reaching ample information about the artist.

The provided information can be incorporated into a training course. It should however be supported by additional reading and visual materials.
Description of contents:
On modern art
A Brief History of Bulgaria and its Art
The Birth of Modern Bulgarian Art: Towards A National Style
Dimitrov’s Bulgarian Madonna and the Aesthetic of the Homely
Misinterpretations, Exploitations: Hailing the Communist Propaganda
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: poor
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: good
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: fair
Degree and quality of interaction: poor
Exploitation of the electronic potential: poor
Availability and quality of simulation exercises: poor
Quality of the evaluation tools: poor
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: excellent
How the product could be improved?: The information from this article should be incorporated into a training course with further reading materials and visual demonstrations of the achievements of the artist.
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
This article is suitable to be used with the students. its contents can be used for discussions as well as for autonomous learning/reading.
It could be supported by the following online materials, which provide additional information: /a very good video is available at this address on the artist – in Bulgarian/ /official web-site of the museum carrying the name of and focused on the work of the artist – good images and history/
Evaluation Date: 07 May 2008
Name of teacher: Virginija Milkova Pencheva
Name of School: National school of arts “Prof. Veselin Stoyanov» - Rousse
Country: Bulgaria
Subjects Taught: painting; History of Bulgarian Art

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