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Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls

Carshalton High School for Girls is a highly successful school, judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as ‘Good’ in all categories.

Visual Arts Artist of the Month

Each month the work of an artist will be shared for information, reference and inspiration.

Jenny Saville, Aleppo, 2017–18

Pastel and charcoal on canvas, 78¾" × 63" (200 × 160 cm). 

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  • 11/06/19

    Artist of the Month - Jenny Saville

    Jenny Saville is a contemporary British artist. She focuses primarily on figure painting, usually large-scale portraits exploring the female form from a female gaze. Saville isn’t a portraitist. Instead, using thick, heavy brush strokes, her work exaggerates and distorts elements of the hum...
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  • 18/03/19

    Artist of the Month - Eva Hesse

    Eva Hesse was born 11th January 1936, in Hamburg. She was an American sculptor known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics. She is one of the artists who started the postminimal art movement in the 1960s. Hesse's work often used  multiple forms of a...
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