How Jeremy Deller is brightening the school day

How Jeremy Deller is brightening the school day
 

Wakefield's Hepworth Gallery has revived a pioneering scheme from the 1940s to introduce children to the best in contemporary art. It has commissioned several contemporary artists to produce prints of their work especially for local schools.
The original School Prints were a product of their time: launched in the wake of a terrible world war by people who believed that wider appreciation of art and culture might help stave off another such disaster.
Original lithographs, they appeared between 1946 and 1949, and the artists commissioned included big names like LS Lowry, Henry Moore, Picasso... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 54
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