Year 10 students recently visited the National Portrait Gallery, London. The purpose of the visit was for students to explore the collection of portraits currently on exhibition and complete some studies directly from the artworks. These studies will inform each student's practice within their current project.
Spotlight on Peter Rand - Fashion Photography from 1960's
Some of the more popular artworks:
Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, 1975. Silkscreen print.
Joan Collins by Andy Warhol, 1985. Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas.
Paul McCartney ('Mike's Brother') by Sam Walsh, 1964.Oil on masonite.
Bill Morris by John Keane, 2005. Oil on injet printed cotton mounted on canvas.
Sid James by Ruskin Spear, 1962. Oil and collage on canvas.
William Maxwell Aitken 1st Baron Beaverbrook by Walter Richard Sickert, 1935. Oil on canvas.
David Hockney ('The Student - Homage to Picasso') by David Hockney. Etching.
Robert Polhill Bevan self-portrrait, 1913-1914. Oil on canvas.
Student sketchbook studies in the gallery: