“The painting that changed my life”

Keith is away on school business so we are providing an interesting replacement article from today’s Telegraph titled “The painting that changed my life” where in an extract from a new book, In My View: Personal Reflections on Art by Today’s Leading Artists, five leading artists (Mark Wallinger, Jeremy Deller, Bill Viola, Rachel Whiteread and Vik Muniz) describe the paintings by old masters (Diego Velazquez, William Hogarth, Giovanni Bellini, Piero Della Francesca and Peter Paul Rubens) that influenced and inspired them. You can read the full article at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/9613047/The-painting-that-changed-my-life.html


Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.