Comparative Study thoughts – will you have a theme?

So you are thinking about your Comparative Study. Your art teacher has possibly/probably already asked you to have a couple of goes at this component, making the selection, the analysis and the comparison as sort of rehearsal for the real thing, (so the idea should not come as  a complete surprise!?) But with the end of year 1 fast approaching and that long summer on the horizon, you may be wondering if there is anything useful you could do (when you are ...

Recommendations for students

SEE REAL ART! I teach in a school quite near London and in a couple of weeks I’m taking my students (DP years 1 and 2) to visit one of the major London art galleries – the Tate Britain. We visit a different London gallery every year so the students can enjoy at least one encounter with real art in both years of the course, but this is not enough, so in addition I ‘assign’ them to visit art shows and/or galleries ...