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The Art of War

In 1937, the Nazi party staged the Degenerate Art Exhibition in Munich. Designed to inflame public opinion against modernism, the exhibition was hugely popular attracting over a million visitors. Such art was banned on the grounds that it was un- German or Jewish Bolshevist in nature, and those identified as degenerate artists were subjected to sanctions. These included being dismissed […]

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Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2014

Join OCA Tutor Christian Lloyd on a visit to the Pick Me UP Festival

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Sketchbook Circle

I regularly peruse the student site with an interest in how students maintain motivation and engagement and the importance of peer and tutor contact. With intrigue and interest I came across Bryony Miles’ post on launching a sketchbook circle.

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Happy Doodle Day!

Hi my name is Joanne and I have OCD, that is to say I am an Obsessive Compulsive Doodler.

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Illustration discussion

OCA students and tutors are invited to the launch of tutor Jo Davies’ latest book collaboration…

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Keep Calm & Carry Yarn

Jessica Stroud on how her weaves reflect the way in which memories/ thoughts can get distorted over time…

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Cézanne, the modern and the contemporary

Tutor Gerald Deslandes will lead this study visit in Oxford…

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Study Visit: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd & Tala Madani

On Tuesday 4 March OCA tutor Diana Ali will a lead a study visit to Nottingham Contemporary to view the work of performance artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and painter Tala Madani. Students have the opportunity to participate in a gallery talk and to view an optional performance later on that evening. Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s sculptures and […]

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In Conversation: Dana Schutz

Last week Leanne and I attended a conversation between Turner Prize nominee Dexter Dalwood and American Artist Dana Schutz at the Hepworth Gallery. Schutz’s paintings are large scale gestural, physical works. Dalwood describes them as ‘generous’ as she explores the fronterly nature of a painting and its relationship with the viewer. She has a desire […]

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Study Visit: Hannah Hoch

Hannah Hoch was a member of Berlin’s Dada movement in the 1920s, and was a driving force in the development of 20th century collage. As this is the first major exhibition of her work in Britain, this study visit is going to be popular…

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