Entries by Barbara

Why is this painting (now) famous?

Архип Куинджи (Arkhip Kuindzhi)’s Ai-Petri. Crimea, painted between 1898 and 1908 . IT WAS STOLEN! ….   on Sunday, 27 January 2019 from the State Russian Museum, Tretyakov Gallery,  Moscow in full view of dozens of gallery visitors and staff. It was retrieved less than 24 hrs later hidden at a building site. A tall, blond male in […]

February Half-Term Programme calendar – all studios

Studio Finchley Highgate Hampstead Garden Suburb St John’s Wood Monday, 18 February Pop Art Valentine’s Day – – Impressionism Tuesday, 19 February Vincent van Gogh Van Gogh – clay! – – Wednesday, 20 February David Hockney – clay! – – Van Gogh – clay! Thursday, 21 February Picasso – clay! – Hockney – clay! – […]

Pierre Bonnard – The Colour of Memory at Tate Modern until 6 May 2019

Pierre Bonnard Nu dans le bain 1936 Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris (Paris, France) Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), French post-impressionist and founding member of the avant-garde group Les Nabis, was one of the greatest colourists of the early 20th century, capturing the spirit of a moment and expressing it through his intense use of colour.  Bonnard did […]

Manga マンガ at the British Museum: 23 May – 26 August 2019

Monkey D. Luffy and other characters from One Piece  (ワンピース), Eiichiro Oda’s epic Japanese manga series – running continuously since July 1997 and which, by May 2018, had sold over 440 million copies worldwide. It tells the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy, a boy whose body has become magically rubberised and who travels the world on a […]

February 2019 Half-Term Programme – Highgate Studio

Tuesday, 19th February:  Vincent van Gogh with clay to tie in with the major van Gogh exhibition coming soon to Tate Britain – don’t miss it!  Age:  suitable for children aged 4-13 Time:  10.00 am – 1.00 pm  Place:  KidsArt! Highgate Studio Cost:  £40 per child What’s included:  Art tuition, materials and snacks Consent:  Booking implies consent to use of your child’s […]

February 2019 Half-Term Programme – Highgate Studio

Tuesday, 19th February:  Vincent van Gogh with clay to tie in with the major van Gogh exhibition coming soon to Tate Britain – don’t miss it!  Age:  suitable for children aged 4-13 Time:  10.00 am – 1.00 pm  Place:  KidsArt! Highgate Studio Cost:  £40 per child What’s included:  Art tuition, materials and snacks Consent:  Booking implies consent to use of your child’s […]