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Here at Blessed Mother Teresa's, we understand the importance  and excitement of immersing our pupils in good quality art  activities, learning from the 'best of the best'. Our children will experience working with examples of artwork created by both globally known and local Artists. Through our Curriculum Vehicles, we endeavour to ensure that pupils have the opportunities to visit Art galleries, both physically and via the world wide web, as well as meeting artists face to face.

 

 

What the children say...

Aiyla - "I really like art because it is fun and calming and I love drawing and painting."

Year 3 - "Art can be whatever you want because there are no wrong styles."

Skye - "The best part of art was learning about mosaics and doing my own seascape rubbings."

Artwork in School

If you want to find out a little more about the art exhibitions within Staffordshire, then check out Staffordshire Arts Magazine.

https://www.staffordshirearts.co.uk/category/art/exhibitions/

Tremendous Trips Out!

At Blessed Mother Teresa's we aim to provide a rich and varied curriculum that extends outside the classroom. Year 2 recently visited Walsall Art Gallery to have a idea about what an art gallery should look like. They experienced paintings, pictures as well as scultures...

Year 2 Walsall Art Gallery

....when they returned to school, they experimented with art using natural materials...

Year 2 Natural Art Lesson

The Best of The Best

Roy Lichtenstein

BIOGRAPHY

 

Roy Fox Lichtenstein (; October 27, 1923 – September 29, 1997) was an American pop artist. During the 1960s, along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist among others, he became a leading figure in the new art movement. His work defined the premise of pop art through parody. Inspired by the comic strip, Lichtenstein produced precise compositions that documented while they parodied, often in a tongue-in-cheek manner. His work was influenced by popular advertising and the comic book style. He described pop art as "not 'American' painting but actually industrial painting". His paintings were exhibited at the Leo Castelli Gallery in New York City.

Whaam! and Drowning Girl are generally regarded as Lichtenstein's most famous works. Drowning GirlWhaam!, and Look Mickey are regarded as his most influential works. His most expensive piece is Masterpiece, which was sold for $165 million in January 2017.

 

 

With the current climate we are not getting out and about as much as we would like. So we are bringing art to you. Click the link below to take a virtual tour of The National Gallery. 

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