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Summer Holidays 2020 – coming soon!

Programmes to be announced shortly – on-line and out-door studio! ♦♦♦  For all other enquiries call/text 07827 275821 / contact us KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes reviews/news of London art exhibitions, and runs the KidsArt!  Store.  To view who we are and what we do, click here © KidsArt Limited, 2020.  Image: Theo van Rysselberghe, Fountain at Tourmina, Sicily, 1908 (detail)

Lichtenstein’s signature‘Ben-Day dot’ style!

Roy Lichtenstein, Nude with Joyous Painting, 1994 (70″ x 53″) (detail) Lichtenstein painted the work in his signature ‘Ben-Day dot’ style (named after illustrator and printer Benjamin Henry Day Jr.), recreating the printing and photoengraving techniques dating from 1879 and creating images inspired by comic books from the 1950s through to the 1970s.  The image Lichtenstein used […]

Chagall’s lithographs for Four Tales from the Arabian Nights

Marc Chagall (1887-1985): Four Tales from the Arabian Nights, Pantheon Books, New York, 1948 – 5th plate (detail – full image below)  The set of twelve lithographs are being auctioned by Christie’s Online with bidding open until 14 May 2020. Each lithograph illustrates a piece of the text from one of the tales.  This image relates to the […]

Banksy’s tribute to the NHS!

“Game Changer ” on view to staff and patients at Level C, Southampton General Hospital (detail – full image below and here!) The mural – 1 metre square – was left with the following note: “Thanks for all you’re doing. I hope this brightens the place up a bit, even if its only black and white.“ […]

May Half-Term 2020 – Travel in Time!

—  Monday, 25 May – Friday, 29 May  — “Travel in Time with KidsArt! – from Ancient Civilisations to Futurism”   Monday, 25 May – Session 1 Contemporary Japanese Art!   Inspired by traditional Japanese art, manga and sci-fi, Takashi Murakami (b 1962) is one of Japan’s most famous contemporary artist, known for “blurring the line” […]

Which 2 Famous Artists Have Painted Amaryllis in a Vase?

DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937) Amaryllis in Vase, from Moving Focus PIET MONDRAIN (1910) Amaryllis ∞ KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes reviews/news of London art exhibitions, and runs the KidsArt!  Store.  To view who we are and what we do, click here © KidsArt Limited, 2020            

Summer Term 2020!

Class dates and times — Sunday, 19 April to Thursday, 23 July (half-term 25 – 31 May): Sunday 9.00am – 10.00am 10.30am – 11.30am 12.00am – 1.00pm (ages 9+) Monday * 4.00pm – 5.00pm                  5.30pm – 6.30pm (ages 9+) * NOTE:  different programme to the other weekly classes click here for details! Tuesday 4.00pm – 5.00pm 5.30pm – […]

Extra Monday classes!

 — Extra Monday classes — Available in addition to regular weekly classes – separate curriculum for children who would like to attend a second class during the week on a regular basis Cost:  £13.50 per class reduced to £10 per class for those already enrolled for the term  ♦♦♦ KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes reviews/news of […]

FANTASTIC virtual exhibitions and tours!

Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe screenprint (detail) “The more you look at the same exact thing, the more the meaning goes away, and the better and emptier you feel.” Here’s our round-up of some of London and the world’s leading galleries, exhibitions and exhibits now open for a virtual tour: —  London’s Royal Academy’s Picasso and Paper  exhibition […]

Daily art / art history activities!

Current activities …   — KidsArt! Recycled  colour wheel challenge — — Pirate Treasure Map – painted with coffee! — — KidsArt! recommended reading list —   WhatsApp / text  07827 275 821 / contact us   KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation, publishes reviews/news of London art exhibitions, and runs the KidsArt!  Store.  To view who we are and what we do, click here […]