Entries by Barbara

Christmas 2019 holiday programme!

Programme to be announced shortly! enquiries call/text 07827 275821 / contact us KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes news/reviews of London art exhibitions, and runs the KidsArt!  Store.  To view who we are and what we do, click here © KidsArt Limited, 2019

“Christ Mocked”, Cimabue – auction record!

Christ Mocked, (Cenni di Pepo) Cimabue, c 1240 – 1302.  Painted on wood – 26cm x 20cm (Detail) This rare tiny painting, part of a larger polyptych depicting the crucifixion of Christ, was sold at auction today (27 October 2019) for €24m, making it the most expensive medieval painting ever sold and ranking Cimabue amongst da Vinci, […]

“Gauguin Portraits” at The National Gallery until 26 January 2020

Paul Gauguin, ‘Christ in the Garden of Olives’, 1889 Paul Gauguin (1848 – 1903)  Father of Modern Art, with hyper-real colours, exaggerated body proportions, strong contrasts and mystical symbols.  A banker turned artist, he abandoned his middle-class life and family and sailed to Tahiti  seeking primitive beauty.  He dreamed of pursuing art in paradise.  French born, […]

Muswell Hill Studio – October 2019 Half-Term!

  Tuesday, 22nd October: Henri Matisse, giant of 20th Century art – learn about his many styles and identities!   Wednesday, 23rd October:  Halloween at KidsArt Picasso-style!  Witches and Warlocks and all things magical – Picasso and the history of Halloween! Age:  suitable for children aged 4 – 12  Time:  2.15pm – 5.15pm   Place:  KidsArt!  Muswell Hill Studio  Cost:  […]

St John’s Wood Studio – October 2019 Half-Term!

  Thursday, 24th October: Henri Matisse, giant of 20th Century art – learn about his many styles and identities!   Friday, 25th October:  Halloween at KidsArt Picasso-style!  Witches and Warlocks and all things magical – Picasso and the history of Halloween! Age:  suitable for children aged 4 – 12  Time:  10.00am – 1.00pm   Place:  KidsArt! St John’s Wood […]

October 2019 Half-Term Programme: what’s on, when and where!

    October   Studio (for full programme click below)               Monday 21st Chinese art! – –             please contact us to register your interest Tuesday 22nd Henri Matisse – Henri Matisse Wednesday 23rd Fireworks! – Halloween! Thursday 24th Halloween! Henri Matisse – Friday 25th – Halloween! […]

Finchley Studio – October 2019 Half-Term!

  Monday, 21st October:  Chinese Art! Ancient China produced some of the world’s most beautiful and influential  art – come and learn more about this ancient style. Tuesday, 22nd October: Henri Matisse, giant of 20th Century art – learn about his many styles and identities! Wednesday, 23rd October:  Fireworks are used worldwide for cultural, religious and […]

October 2019 half-term programme!

Programme to be announced shortly! enquiries call/text 07827 275821 / contact us KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes news/reviews of London art exhibitions, and runs the KidsArt!  Store.  To view who we are and what we do, click here © KidsArt Limited, 2019.   Image: María Berrío, Oda a la Esperanza (Ode to Hope), 2019

Helene Schjerfbeck at the Royal Academy: 20 July — 27 October 2019

Self-portrait, 1912 The UK’s first major exhibition devoted to the work of Helene Schjerfbeck (1862–1946), one of Finland’s greatest 20th century artists who painted well into her 80’s, having been recognised as a child prodigy from the age of 11.  The exhibition features over 60 portraits, landscapes and still lifes, including a sequence of self-portraits which […]