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To introduce the official British art of the First World War, its purpose and lead figures. The conclusion of the centenary’s celebrations would be the perfect occasion to discuss and commemorate all the great British artists who in one or another took part in the Great War. The learners will be able to recognise famous paintings, link historical facts with artistic expression, discover the impact of the war in soldiers, officials and the general public (Artists: Muirhead Bone, Paul Nash, Eric Kennington, C.R.W. Nevinson etc) Learners will be encouraged to visit relevant museums and collections and will have the chance to see in real life the majority of the examined works.
Learners of all levels are welcome, no prior knowledge in the topic is needed. Reading will not be essential as resources will mainly be visual.
Prior knowledge is not necessary A general idea/interest in art and history
Identify major art movements Familiarise with different artistic styles Recognise famous works and artists Get inspired for their own practice Understand the importance of Art in WW1 and how art can be part of a conflict
Auditory - Presentation by the tutor, questions and discussion in the classroom Visual - Power point presentation and videos Read/Write - Short articles and suggested bibliography, other sources Hands-On - Where possible and relevant, learners can experiment with art techniques - expression
No formal assessment, however activities will be given to learners to encourage further exploration and understanding of art history, as a conversation starting point in the classroom or as a follow up activity for those interested.