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Art in Context teaching resource

Study the relationships between sculpture and context – with inspiration from artist Bill Culbert.

  • Education type Education resource
  • Suitable for Year levels 9–13

Study the relationships between sculpture and context – with inspiration from artist Bill Culbert. Plus, go on a Wellington waterfront sculpture trail.

The resource

The resource includes:

  • analysis cards to help students interpret Culbert’s art works

  • a Wellington waterfront sculpture trail map with contextual information on 11 public art works

  • question cards and worksheets to help students study the context of any public sculpture

  • a visual arts project brief for students to create their own sculpture in response to a particular context.

This resource was created in association with Front Door Out Back, Bill Culbert’s exhibition for the New Zealand Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2013.