Recent College News

Short Film Competition 2013

Category: Art

Students from Marlborough College have once again excelled in the field of short live action film and animation. This year, twelve entries were screened in the Garnett Room to an appreciative audience and judging panel.Loosely based around the theme of ‘Fantasy or Reality’, entries ranged from... More »

Pupils' Photographic Competition

Category: Art

2013 Photography CompetitionThis year’s Photography Competition saw what the judging panel deemed to be the highest calibre of entries to date. The theme,‘Lost in Detail’, inspired a wide variety of photographs from every year group, totalling just under 250 individual shots. The relocation of the... More »

Prof Clare Robertson: Looking at the Carracci

Category: Art, General, Speakers

On Wednesday 6th February the History of Art Society welcomed as guest speaker Professor Clare Robertson, Head of History of Art at the University of Reading. Her theme was the important but often overlooked Bolognese artist Annibale Carracci, a contemporary of Caravaggio in the Rome of the early... More »

Art Scholars' Exhibition

Category: Art

The 2013 Art Scholars' Exhibition featured a diverse selection of artworks taken from individual class portfolios and also from themed projects set during the weekly Scholar sessions throughout the Michaelmas term. Working in collaboration with the Artist-in-Residence, the initial Art Scholar... More »

CAS Art Exhibition Video

Category: Art

The IB Upper Sixth CAS exhibition opened on 6th December. CAS is part of the IB that requires each pupil to take part in Creative, Action and Service co-curriculuar activities. The art show met both Creative and Service aims as each work represented a world issue. The theme of the... More »

‘God-rod’ hits Court

Category: Art

The latest sculpture to be hosted in Court was installed this week. 'God-rod' by Lucy Strachan, is an 11 metre high, carbon fibre rod, coated with maroon nylon filaments. The weighted base rests on the lawn and rocks according to the strength of the wind. Unfortunately, the weather conditions on... More »

Ian Wilkins: Inaugural Exhibition

Category: Art

The Artist in Residence this year, Ian Wilkins, has taken the new term and creative roll at Marlborough College all in his stride. The challenge of organising an art exhibition here would definitely get to some, but when we meet Ian in the transformed Mount House Gallery, he emits an aura that is... More »

Stanley William Hayter Exhibition

Category: Art

'Stanley William Hayter (1901-88) was perhaps the greatest and most original printmaker of the twentieth century'. This sentence, taken from the introduction to the complete catalogue of Hayter's prints, is not written lightly. Hayter trained as a chemist and his technical prowess was always... More »

Ian Wilkins Exhibition Video

Category: Art, Events

Ian Wilkins, our newly appointed Artist-In-Residence at Marlborough College for 2012 - 2013, welcomed the College community to his first private view of exciting relief and three dimensional prints in the Mount House on Friday 28th September. Ian is a recent graduate from Cardiff School of Art... More »

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