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  • Welcome to test week;

    Test week is a chance for you to show your knowledge and understanding of art. Tell us what you know about the basic elements and the RED-P process. Draw a picture and develop it. Y10, this is the time for your assessment and Y12 will be making main pieces.... all the best

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  • Artist of the week #20 - Phylllida Barlow

    Phyllida Barlow was born in 1944 in Newcastle upon Tyne. She studied at Chelsea College of Art (1960–63) and the Slade School of Art (1963–66). After joining the staff in the late 1960s, Barlow taught at the Slade School of Art for more than forty years before retiring in 2009 and is now a Professor of Fine Art. Phyllida Barlow has had an important influence on younger generations of artists through her work and long teaching career in London art schools. At the Slade School of Fine Art, her students included Turner Prize-winning and nominated artists Rachel Whiteread and Angela de la Cruz. In 2011 Barlow became a Royal Academician and in 2015 she was made a CBE for her services to the arts in the Queen's New Year's Honours. In 2017, Barlow represented Great Britain at the Venice Biennale. See here work here

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  • Revision for your art test

    Have a look here for all the information you need to succeed in the art test after half term

    REVISION

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  • Zaria Forman

    In this fabulous Film, artist Zaria Forman talks eloquantly about her amazing drawings and her love for the environment. Truely inspirational

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  • Artist of the Week #19 - Angela Conner

    Angela Conner is an English sculptor who works in London. Conner has exhibited internationally and has large scale sculptures in public and private collections around the world. In her early life as a sculptor, Conner assisted Barbara Hepworth. She was born in 1935.

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  • Artist of the Week #18 - Sarah Simblet

    Sarah Simblet is a master draughtsman who is a teacher of drawing at Oxford University. She generally works on anatomy and the natural form such as trees and flowers. She has contributed to several books including one of our favourites in the art department library. See some more of her images here

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  • Artist of the Week #17 - Mary Fedden

    Mary Fedden was a british painter of beautiful still lifes and landscapes who focused on colour and whose compositions were inspired by two French artists, Bonnard and Matisse. Read about her here

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  • Artist of the Week #16 - Cornelia Parker

    Our first artist-of-the-week after Easter if the sculptor Cornelia Parker. She has made some really beautiful and thought-provoking pieces using interesting techniques such as steamrollering items and blowing things up: Read more about her her: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/cornelia-parker-2358

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  • Artist of the Week #15 - Katharine Dowson

    We are looking at the amazing work of the sculptor, Katharine Dowson, a British artist who makes beautiful pieces inspired by the human body. Have a look here at her website and hear her talking about one of her pieces inspired by research into HIV here. See her piece, Brian Blocks, below.

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  • Artist of the Week #14 - Alison Glancey

    This week we are looking at a designer called Alison Glancey who we are studying in the year 8 project on poster design. Here is one of Alison's witty and crisp posters. look for more here:

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