Recommended Reading

Please, see below for a selection of some of the best texts that will introduce you to some of the key ideas of Art, ideal for expanding your ideas at A level.

This is Modern Art - Matthew Collings

A world History of Art - Honour and Fleming

Ways of Seeing - John Berger

Art 4 Now - Hans Werner Holzwarth

Illustration Now 5 - Julius Wiedemann

Recommended Websites

A level Pinterest Account -

The British Museum -

Victoria and Albert Museum -

Dulwich Picture Gallery -

Hayward Gallery - hayward-gallery

National Gallery -

National Portrait Gallery -

Tate Britain/Modern -

Whitechapel Gallery -

Horniman Museum -

Photographers Gallery -

Serpentine Gallery -

Course Materials

  • A3 sketchbook - Spiral bound is best as you can add in pages.
  • Set of shading pencils - ranging from 2B - 6B
  • Good rubber and sharpener