Art Trip to Oxford

Year 11, 12 and 13 Art students went to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford for a tour by Clare Cory, the Learning Officer for Secondary and Young People.  It was her first tour since lockdown so she was particularly energised and enthusiastic with the group!

Clare delivered talks and discussions with the group and selected key paintings and artwork relating to cityscapes for Year 11 as this is their starting point for their internal exam.  Joe Faria was in awe of the ancient columns and cornice decoration as he is keen to explore the idea of stonemasonry.

Year 12 students were able to explore the Vanitas paintings and this will inform their independent still life work.  Year 13 students were directed to specific pieces relating to their selected themes for their personal investigation.