The Samworth Church Academy

GCSE Art Students Inspired By Their Recent Visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

13 March 2017

On Thursday 9th March, GCSE Art students visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Students were able to observe a range of art works, from more traditional sculptures by artists such as Henry Moore to the most extensive UK exhibition to date by leading contemporary British sculptor Tony Cragg.

Students learnt that Cragg’s work ranges from small scale to the monumental; his practice the result of a constantly questioning and experimental symbiotic process of thought and manual making, which always starts with drawing.

All work produced during the visit allowed students to gain a greater contextual understanding into the different reasons why Art is created, to both observe and experience. This understanding will directly feed into their coursework projects and undoubtedly inspire future developments.

Tags: Art