These questions and activities suggest approaches into the Lucian Freud Portraits exhibition for teachers of KS3+ Art and Design.
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Create self-portraits, both formal and fictive, following a commission brief from the Gallery in reference to portraits selected from the Gallery's Collection.
Develop, explore, analyse, evaluate, review and modify using a selection of contemporary portraits selected from the Gallery's collections.
Looking at 8 works in different media, demonstrating a number of approaches to making portraits of a selection of people, for a variety of reasons.
Concentrating on the BP Portrait Award’s winners and their resulting commissions. Focusing on symbolism, colour, scale, style and pose.
Resources relating to past exhibitions
Pop Art PortraitsGerhard RichterBeatles to BowieThe Indian Portrait 1560-1860
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