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Art Gallery in School Stairwell

posted 7 Feb 2018, 07:44 by Tim Williams   [ updated 7 Feb 2018, 07:44 ]
A unique art gallery has been set up in a school – in a stairwell.
Nightingale Academy, in Edmonton, is giving inspiration to students in every part of the school, including
when they are moving between lessons.
A stairwell has undergone a transformation and taken on an art gallery feel.
Pieces on display include renaissance and impressionist art, with the artist’s name, date of birth and death and the name of the style of art.
Alec Laing, assistant vice principal, said: “We have transformed the stairwell into a vibrant art gallery containing art from throughout the ages, with work from both female and male artists.
“The display gives students inspiration as they go up to the art department which is a creative area. It shows them different styles and shows them how sometimes simple pieces of art can be quite successful. “It encourages students to do a bit of research and find out more about the artwork.” Another stairwell in the school has been brought to life through street art.