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Central Saint Martins at Holborn
Central Saint Martins at Holborn

The Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, (or Central Saint Martins) is one of the leading colleges of art and design in England. It is part of the University of the Arts London which was given university status in 2004. CentralStMartins taken by C Ford March 04. ... CentralStMartins taken by C Ford March 04. ... Resources Great Museums in the World (Louvre, Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, Picasso …) CGFA: A Virtual Art Museum Art-Atlas. ... Design as a process can take many forms depending on the object being designed and the individual or individuals participating. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... The University of the Arts London is a federal university and Europes largest and leading centre for education in art communication and design. ...


Central Saint Martins was created in 1989 from the Central School of Art & Design (founded in 1896) and St Martin's School of Art (founded in 1854). For most of the 1960 and 1970s St Martins was acknowledged as the leading London Art School producing the likes of Gilbert and George and Richard Long as well as employing influential artists such as Anthony Caro and Barry Flanagan as staff, and was a meeting point for many Punk and New Wave bands. 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gilbert Proesch (born in Italy September 11, 1943) and George Passmore (born in England January 8, 1942), better known as Gilbert & George, are artists. ... Richard Long may be: Richard Long (actor) Richard Long (artist) Richard Long (broadcaster) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Sir Anthony Caro (born 8 March 1924) is an English, abstract sculptor whose work is characterised by assemblies of metal using found industrial objects. ... Look up Punk in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Punk can have the following meanings: Relating to culture Punk is a set of social and political beliefs, morals and standards that indicate an absolute rejection of conformity. ... The term New Wave has been used to describe several movements in art. ...


Central Saint Martins remains one of London's most revered art institutions with strong research and teaching departments in Fine Art, Fashion, Graphics, 3D design and performance. It has undergone a cascade of recent developments, having already swallowed up both Drama Centre London in 1999 and the Byam Shaw School of Art in 2003 prior to the University of the Arts London's conception. Central Saint Martins has an internationally recognised research profile as rated in the recent government Research Assessment Exercise; it forms links between the arts, communication, fashion and design with a range of other disciplines leading to research and enterprise projects through its Innovation Centre; it employs graduates on international design consultancy projects through the Design Laboratory; it is one of the world's largest providers of art and design short-course training; and it has registered museum status for its contemporary and museum collections. 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of the Arts London is a federal university and Europes largest and leading centre for education in art communication and design. ...


Notable Alumni

Frank Helmut Auerbach (born April 29, 1931) is German-born, British painter. ... There have been several notable individuals named Peter Blake. ... Antonia Susan Byatt (born August 24, 1936, Sheffield, England) has been hailed by some as one of the greatest postmodern novelists in Britain. ... Sir Anthony Caro (born 8 March 1924) is an English, abstract sculptor whose work is characterised by assemblies of metal using found industrial objects. ... Jarvis Cocker (born September 10, 1963) is a British pop star, best known for fronting the band Pulp. ... Sir Terence Conran (born in Surrey on October 4, 1931) is a British designer, restaurateur and retailer. ... For the Actor Richard Deacon see Richard Deacon_(actor) Richard Deacon (born August 15, 1949) is a British sculptor. ... Frances de la Tour (born July 30, 1944) is a British actress best known for her role in the 1970s British sitcom, Rising Damp, and renowned for her critically acclaimed stage performances. ... Peter Doig (born 1959) is a painter. ... Dyson vacuum cleaner. ... Tara Fitzgerald (born September 18, 1967) is a British actress most widely known for her film roles in Sirens (opposite Hugh Grant) and the 1996 film Brassed Off . ... John Galliano (born 1960, in Gibraltar) is a British fashion designer. ... Gilbert Proesch (born in Italy September 11, 1943) and George Passmore (born in England January 8, 1942), better known as Gilbert & George, are artists. ... Angel of the North Antony Gormley (born 1950) is an English sculptor. ... Jefferson Hack (born 20 June 1971 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is the co-founder and editor of Dazed & Confused. ... Dazed and Confused is a 1969 song by Led Zeppelin. ... David Hall is a significant British video artist. ... Polly Jean Harvey, born October 9, 1969 in Weymouth, Dorset is a British singer and songwriter. ... (Mississippi John Hurt is an early American folk and country blues singer, 1893-1966) John Vincent Hurt (born January 22, 1940) CBE, is a British actor. ... Mike Leigh (born 20 February 1943) is an award winning British film director. ... Richard Long may be: Richard Long (actor) Richard Long (artist) Richard Long (broadcaster) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Glen Matlock (born August 27, 1956) was the original bass player of punk rock band the Sex Pistols. ... The Sex Pistols in 1977. ... Stella McCartney (born September 13, 1971 in London, England) is a British fashion designer. ... Alexander McQueen (born Lee McQueen, 17 March 1969) is one of the most influential British fashion designers. ... Bruce Oldfield (born July 14, 1950) is a British fashion designer. ... Mervyn Laurence Peake (July 9, 1911 - November 17, 1968) was a British modernist writer, artist, poet and illustrator. ... Paolozzis Newton, bronze (1995) in the courtyard of the British Library. ... Rankin may refer to: Places In the United States: Rankin, Illinois Rankin County, Mississippi Rankin, Pennsylvania Rankin, Texas In Canada: Rankin First Nation, Ontario, Canada Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, Canada Persons Robert Rankin, a British Science Fiction & Fantasy author Arthur Rankin, Jr. ... Sade can mean: Sade (movie) starring French actor Daniel Auteuil. ... John Simm (b. ... Paul Gustave Simonon (born December 15, 1955 in Brixton, England) is best known as the bass guitar player for punk rock band The Clash. ... Paul Smith is a British fashion designer Paul Smith is a comic book artist noted for his work on Doctor Strange, X-Men, The Golden Age and Leave It to Chance Paul Smith is a claimed clairvoyant Paul Smith (born 1939) is a Hollywood television actor and writer Paul Smith... Vivian Stanshall (March 21, 1943 – March 5, 1995) was an English musician, writer, wit, and raconteur, probably best known for his work with the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, but also known for his surreal exploration of the British upper classes in Sir Henry at Rawlinson End. ... Most Honorable Maitre Artist World Laureate Afewerk Tekle (born 22 October 1932) is one of Ethiopias most celebrated artists, particularly known for his paintings on African and Christian themes as well as his stained glass. ...

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