Entries by Barbara

Studio Leader/Assistant – Your contract

Studio:  KidsArt! Studio in Finchley N12 or as otherwise agreed on appointment.  Fees:  Separate rates for term time classes and holiday programmes, each as from time to time agreed on appointment. Hours:  As agreed on appointment and to include sufficient time for set up and clearing.  Please allow sufficient travelling time to ensure prompt arrival. Injury […]

Finchley Christmas Holiday Programme 2018

  Thursday, 27th December:  Art of Legends – come and learn about the legend of King Arthur – to tie in with the major Pre-Raphaelite Edward Burne-Jones exhibition at Tate Britain (link here!), and the Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms: Art, Word, War exhibition at the British Library (link here!)   Friday, 28th December:  Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama is probably the world’s […]

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones at Tate Britain – until 24 February 2019

Laus Veneris [Latin: The praise of Venus or love], 1873-1878.  Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne. Edward Burne-Jones (August 1833 – June 1898) was a leading Pre-Raphaelite and one of the most influential British artists of the late 19th century.   The Pre-Raphaelite movement, founded in 1848 by William Holman Hunt, John Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, […]

Christmas Holiday Programme 2018

Thursday, 27th December:  Art of Legends – come and learn about the legend of King Arthur – to tie in with the major Pre-Raphaelite Edward Burne-Jones exhibition at Tate Britain (link here!), and the Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms: Art, Word, War exhibition at the British Library (link here!)   Friday, 28th December:  Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama is probably the world’s most […]

Yayoi Kusama – THE MOVING MOMENT WHEN I WENT TO THE UNIVERSE – at Victoria Miro until 21 December 2018

All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins (detail), 2016. Collection of the artist. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore, and Victoria Miro, London. © Yayoi Kusama.  The Cleveland Museum of Art. A major exhibition of new vibrant works by the Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929), including painted large-scale pumpkin and flower sculptures […]

Going, Going, Gone ….. Sotheby’s ‘Banksy-ed’, 5 October 2018

GIRL WITH BALLOON sold for just over £1m. at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction… shredded moments later “With its striking simplicity and raw immediacy, Girl with Balloon, 2006, is one of the most widely recognisable images by the anonymous and world renowned artist Banksy. Unlike the other editioned iterations of this famous motif, the present work is […]

Mantegna and Bellini – at The National Gallery: October ’18 – January ’19

Mantegna, The Dead Christ supported by Two Angels, 1485–1500 © Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen (detail) Andrea Mantegna (1431 – 1506) and Giovanni Bellini (1430 – 1516) are regarded as two of the most influential artists of the Renaissance, ground breaking for their innovative use of perspective, composition and colouristic style.  Brothers-in-law and rivals, the Exhibition […]

Autumn Half-Term (Oct/Nov) 2018

Wednesday, 17th October:  Graffiti Art!  Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960 – 1988) rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. We will look at Basquiat’s graffiti-style art inspired by medical text books such as Gray’s Anatomy, and create our own. Thursday, 18th October:  Halloween 1 at KidsArt!  Come […]

The rise .. and rise .. of Edward Hopper

Chop Suey, 1929. 32 x 38 in. © 2018 Heirs of Josephine Hopper / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. (detail) Edward Hopper (1882 – 1967) – admired and instantly recognisable for his portrayal of the loneliness and alienation of early 20th century America pre-World War II, a fading world of small […]