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Life class lives again

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39154.616042.BE (Published 06 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:507
  1. H V Wyatt, visiting lecturer in philosophy, University of Leeds, Leeds (nurhvw@leeds.ac.uk)

    The teachers at Homerton School of Art were worried that their students could draw still life, but not movement. They made a film with five nude models, always on the move, while the students made drawings on paper arranged on the floor. As a visiting lecturer at Bradford College of Art, I was invited to see the film, and my thoughts turned to my own students—making one or two drawings in a two hour practical …

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