From Goya to Picasso: Spanish art at Scotland's National Gallery
Tour a dazzling exhibition of Spanish culture at the National Gallery in Edinburgh, where the likes of El Greco and Velázquez feature alongside British artists who were inspired by Spain
‘Swinging’, Wassily Kandinsky, 1925 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Swinging’, Wassily Kandinsky, 1925 on display at Tate Modern. The title ‘Swinging’ captures this work’s sense of movement. Kandinsky believed painting should aim to be as abstract as music. He worked to create art that was free from all references to the material world. For him, colour in particular was essential for liberating art from representing the visible world.
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern – in pictures
Matisse used only scissors, paper and pins to free himself from the misery of old age and illness. His cut-out art, now showcased in a joyous new show at Tate Modern, is rich in colour and life
Art Lesson: Gesture Drawing
Gesture drawing is a method of training hands to quickly sketch what the brain has already seen. Staying "focused" means sustained concentration. Once you start drawing, don't stop--there's only 10-30 seconds to finish! As you proceed in skill development, drawings should be "grouped" with overlapped shapes and time extended up to 2 minutes.
Elements of Art
Elements of Art FORM:an element of art that is three-dimensional and encloses volume. Cubes ,spheres,and cylinders are examples of various forms. LINE: an element of art which refers to the continu...