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Slade School Of Fine Art
The UCL SLADE SCHOOL OF FINE ART (informally THE SLADE) is the art school of University College London
University College London
(UCL) and is based in London
London
, United Kingdom. It is world-renowned and is consistently ranked as the UK's top art and design educational institution. The school is organised as a department of UCL's Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Felix Slade
FELIX JOSEPH SLADE FRA (6 August 1788 – 29 March 1868), was an English lawyer and collector of glass , books and engravings. Portrait of Mr. Felix Slade, c. 1851, by Margaret Sarah Carpenter
Margaret Sarah Carpenter
A fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (1866) and a philanthropist who endowed three Slade Professorships of Fine Art at Oxford University and Cambridge University , and at University College London , where he also endowed scholarships which formed the beginning of the Slade School of Art
Slade School of Art
(founded 1871) in London, whose Director holds the Slade Professorship. The bequest was also indirectly responsible for the foundation of the Ruskin School of Drawing in Oxford, which was financed by the first Oxford Professor, John Ruskin
John Ruskin
, who announced his intention in his inaugural lecture "to the general dismay of his listeners"
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University College London
£ 1.335 billion (university); £1.357 billion (consolidated) (2015-16) CHANCELLOR The Princess Royal (as Chancellor of the University of London
University of London
) PROVOST Michael Arthur CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL Dame DeAnne Julius
DeAnne Julius

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Susan Alexis Collins
SUSAN ALEXIS COLLINS PhD (born 1964, London
London
) is a British artist and academic . She is currently Slade Professor and Director of the Slade School of Fine Art in London, England
England
. CONTENTS * 1 Biographical notes * 2 Works of art (selection) * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHICAL NOTESCollins studied Fine Art at Slade School where she graduated as a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in 1987. In the early 1990s she studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago after receiving a Fulbright Scholarship . Returning to England, she was appointed to set up the Electronic Media department at the Slade in 1995. The UCL Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art was founded in the same year. In 2005 she was appointed Head of the Undergraduate Fine Art Media area at Slade, in 2010 she became Head of Department and Director of the School
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Bloomsbury
BLOOMSBURY is an area of the London Borough of Camden , between Euston Road and Holborn
Holborn
. It was developed by the Russell family in the 17th and 18th centuries into a fashionable residential area. It is notable for its garden squares , literary connections , and numerous cultural, educational and health care institutions. Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury
Square was laid out in 1660 by Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton . Much of the district was planned and built by James Burton
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Art School
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London
LONDON /ˈlʌndən/ ( listen ) is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom . Standing on the River Thames in the south east of the island of Great Britain , London has been a major settlement for two millennia. It was founded by the Romans , who named it _ Londinium _. London's ancient core, the City of London
City of London
, largely retains its 1.12-square-mile (2.9 km2) medieval boundaries. Since at least the 19th century, "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between Middlesex , Essex , Surrey , Kent , and Hertfordshire , which today largely makes up Greater London
Greater London
, a region governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly
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Art And Design
GRAPHIC DESIGN is the process of visual communication and problem-solving using one or more of typography , photography and illustration . The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design , but sometimes the term "graphic design " is used synonymously. Graphic designers create and combine symbols, images and text to form visual representations of ideas and messages. They use typography , visual arts and page layout techniques to create visual compositions . Common uses of graphic design include corporate design (logos and branding), editorial design (magazines, newspapers and books), wayfinding or environmental design , advertising , web design , communication design , product packaging and signage
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UCL Faculty Of Arts And Humanities
The FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (popularly known as UCL FACULTY OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES) is one of the 11 constituent faculties of University College London
London
(UCL). The current Executive Dean is Professor Jonathan Wolff . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Departments * 3 Research * 4 BASc Arts and Sciences programme * 5 Rankings * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYIn October 2013 it was announced that the Translation Studies Unit of Imperial College London
London
would move to UCL, becoming part of the UCL School of European Languages, Culture & Society
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Fine Art
In European academic traditions, FINE ART is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art that also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork. Historically, the five main fine arts were painting , sculpture , architecture , music , and poetry , with performing arts including theatre and dance . Today, the fine arts commonly include additional forms, such as film , photography , video production /editing , design , sequential art , conceptual art , and printmaking . However, in some institutes of learning or in museums, fine art and frequently the term fine arts (pl.) as well, are associated exclusively with visual art forms
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Studentship
A STUDENTSHIP is a type of academic scholarship . UNITED STATESIn the US a studentship is similar to a scholarship but involves summer work on a research project. The amount paid to the recipient is normally tax -free, but the recipient is required to fulfill work requirements. Types of studentships vary among universities and countries. Studentships are sometimes known as teaching and research assistantships . Studentships are almost exclusively awarded to research students, preferably at the Ph.D. level. UNITED KINGDOMIn the UK, a 'studentship' is a common name for a PhD scholarship. At Christ Church, Oxford
Christ Church, Oxford
, however, the term Studentship has the same meaning as the term Fellowship has at other colleges , i.e. the office of a Student or the duration thereof, or the Students collectively. This article relating to education is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Henry Tonks
HENRY TONKS, FRCS (9 April 1862 – 8 January 1937) was a British surgeon and later draughtsman and painter of figure subjects, chiefly interiors, and a caricaturist . He became an influential art teacher . He was one of the first British artists to be influenced by the French Impressionists ; he exhibited with the New English Art Club , and was an associate of many of the more progressive artists of late Victorian Britain, including James McNeill Whistler
James McNeill Whistler
, Walter Sickert , John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent
and George Clausen . CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career as a surgeon * 2 Artist * 3 First World War * 4 Later life * 5 Gallery * 6 Notes and references * 7 Further reading * 8 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREER AS A SURGEONTonks was born in Solihull
Solihull
. His family owned a brass foundry in Birmingham
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Wilson Steer
PHILIP WILSON STEER OM (28 December 1860 – 18 March 1942) was a British painter of landscapes, seascapes plus portraits and figure studies. He was also an influential art teacher. His sea and landscape paintings made him a leading figure in the Impressionist
Impressionist
movement in Britain but in time he turned to a more traditional English style, clearly influenced by both John Constable
John Constable
and J. M. W. Turner
J. M. W. Turner
, and spent more time painting in the countryside rather than on the coast. As a painting tutor at the Slade School of Art for many years he influenced generations of young artists
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Randolph Schwabe
RANDOLPH SCHWABE, (9 May 1885 – 19 September 1948), was a draughtsmen, painter and etcher who was the Slade Professor of Fine Art at University College London
University College London
from 1930 until his death. He served as a war artist in both World Wars, created designs for theatrical productions and illustrated a number of books. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Legacy * 4 References * 5 External links EARLY LIFE V2 Damage at the Chelsea Pensioners' Hospital London, SW3 (Art.IWM ART LD 4807) Schwabe was born in Eccles, Greater Manchester
Eccles, Greater Manchester
, the youngest of two sons to Octavie Henriette Ermen and Lawrence Schwabe, a cotton merchant whose father had emigrated from Germany in 1820
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William Coldstream
SIR WILLIAM MENZIES COLDSTREAM, CBE (28 February 1908 – 18 February 1987) was an English realist painter and a long-standing art teacher. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Personal life * 3 Method and works * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links BIOGRAPHY Kulbir Thapa, had won the Victoria Cross in 1915 "For most conspicuous bravery during operations against the German trenches South of Manquisart." (Art.IWM ART LD3992) The Bailey Bridge built by Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers
over the Volturno River, Italy Born in Belford, Northumberland , in northern England, the son of a country doctor, Coldstream grew up in London where he was privately educated. He studied at the Slade School of Fine Art
Slade School of Fine Art
between 1926 and 1929. In 1931 he joined the London Artists' Association and then, two years later, the London Group
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Andrew Forge
ANDREW MURRAY FORGE (10 November 1923, Hastingleigh , Kent
Kent
– 4 September 2002, New Milford, Connecticut
New Milford, Connecticut
, United States) was an English painter, academic, and art critic. After Leighton Park School , Forge studied art at the Camberwell School of Art in London
London
, England
England
, under William Coldstream
William Coldstream
and Victor Pasmore in the 1940s. From 1950 to 1964, Forge was a senior lecturer at the Slade School of Art
Slade School of Art
in central London, where he met Dorothy Mead in the 1950s, a former member of the Borough Group , when she was a mature student at the Slade. He showed with the London Groupof artists from as early as 1950. He formally joined the London Group in 1960, the same year as Mead, and was President from 1966–71
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