Useful Links

Websites that will help with research and also ones that the Art Department use.

Turner Prize 2016 Tate Britain

http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turner-prize-2016

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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/sep/26/turner-prize-2016-review-tate-britain-micheal-dean-anthea-hamilton-helen-marten-josephine-pryde

Have a look at the shortlist for this year’s most controversial art prize!!

I (Mr B-A) went on Saturday 13th November and it was as The Guardian says, ‘Baffling’.

Yr12 Art Trip to London

Yr12 are currently developing work towards making a portrait inspired by a historical painting of their choice. We visited the National Gallery to look at some classic portraits from 1500s to C.19. We then visited the brand new Skarstedt Gallery in London which is showing the highly acclaimed ‘History Portraits’ by Cindy Sherman also inspired by famous artworks. Finally, we visited the National Portrait Gallery to find a last hit of inspiration for colour, composition and style.

http://www.skarstedt.com/exhibitions/2016-10-01_cindy-sherman-and-david-salle-history-portraits-and-tapestry-paintings/

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Some popular paintings from the trip chosen by students are below:

Laurence Stephen (‘L.S.’) Lowry (1887-1976), Painter

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Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem (1562-1638)
Two Followers of Cadmus devoured by a Dragon
National Gallery of Art, London

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