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Final Major Exhibition

We’ve been working on our final major project since the end of February and its whizzed by. This week was our summer exhibition which rounds up our art foundation year!  When it came to what we were going to put in the exhibition, we pretty much had free reign. For me I wanted my work to reflect all the development and research that had occurred in this project in one ambitious piece. Before this year I had onl
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Memphis

The ‘Memphis Group’ was an Italian Design group which started in Milan in 1981. It designed Postmodern furniture, fabrics, ceramics, glass and metal objects. I first came across this style of design when working on some large scale pieces of my own, and I instantly saw a similarity. I absolutely love the work of the Memphis Group from the block colours to abstract shapes and prints. Its a style that I am
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Victor Pasmore at the Pallant Gallery

Recently I visited the Pallant Gallery which is a local gallery to me in Chichester. In the last couple of months they have made it free admission for students, which I think is so important to take advantage of! A while ago I volunteered for a period of time at the galley as a room steward, which meant every couple of weeks I would go along for 3/4 hours and stand in various rooms as a help point for visitors. This
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Interning At Design Sales UK

Just after February half term at college was ‘industry week’, a week dedicated to having speakers in from various professions to talk about their work and journey. The first talk of the week was from the director of Designer Sales UK, Elaine Foster Gandey. Elaine spoke about her personal journey and working her way up in the fashion industry. As someone who eventually wants to pursue a career in the fashi
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Frank Stella

In the past couple of months I have discovered the artist Frank Stella and he has become my favourite to date! I adore everything about work, especially his prints and sculptures. Stella’s use of colour and texture is so eye catching and exciting, you cant help but stop and stare. He has created a whole new language with his art, which is totally original, yet so familiar to the audience! I think this is one of
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Final Major Project

We are a few weeks into our last term at Northbrook College being foundation students which has whizzed by! This also means that we have now started our final major projects. Last week we submitted our final project proposal, which I took a while to finalize as my ideas meandered. When deciding what to do for my final major, I decided to re evaluate what I want to gain from this foundation. In the last term, I mainly
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In Seven Days…

Earlier this week on my way home from college I popped into a small gallery on the edge of town which is currently exhibiting two series of Nicola Greens work. Green grew up in London and studied at Edinburgh School of Art. I was totally blown away by her collection’In Seven Days’, in which she followed Barack Obama and his team for 7 days of his Presidential Campaign between August 2008 and January 2009.
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Op Art

When browsing Fashion feeds on Pinterest, I came across this image. I was instantly drawn in by the use of black and white lines, on both the background and clothes. I liked the way the lines made the image seem like its moving, along with the slightly ‘off’ camouflage of the model.  . I started to research further and I came across the artist Bridget Riley. Riley’s paintings became in the public ey
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One Design That I Love

In preparation for University interviews I was asked to write a short paragraph about one design that I love. When I initially saw the brief, I had no idea how I would pick just one design, whether it being fashion orientated, or more architectural/interior based. However I thought back to an artist who I discovered a couple of months ago, and one of his projects that I felt really passionate about. Gregory Kloehn is
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