UNIQLO Tate Play The Obliteration Room – until 29 August 2022

Yayoi Kusama’s Obliteration Room .. .. transform a completely white room … cover every available surface .. with bright dots of circular stickers … to help bring the space to life! more details here …..! ♦♦♦ KidsArt!™  teaches children art and art appreciation and publishes reviews and news of current and future London art exhibitions.  For […]

Let’s Get Digital art installation at Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy

Refik Anadol’s Machine Hallucination – Renaissance Dreams, 2022 This monumental – 9 metres high – video installation on a LED screen offers a “hallucinating digital interpretation of Italian Renaissance art, setting out from a specific dataset of thousands of paintings produced between the 14th  and 17th centuries … to  visualise the way the paintings might look […]

Lubaina Himid – Tate Modern until 2 October 2022!

Lubaina Himid Le Rodeur: The Exchange 2016 © Lubaina Himid Courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens, London (detail) Catch this fantastic exhibition at the Tate: which unfolds in a sequence of scenes designed to place visitors centre-stage and backstage.  Lubaina Himid remains dazzling, fun, expressive – a joyful voice of the British Black arts movement and cultural activist! Exhibition […]

Raphael at the National Gallery until 31 July 2022!

Tapestry directly based on Raphael’s ‘Vision of Ezekiel‘, 1518 (detail) “.. painter, draughtsman, architect, archaeologist, and poet, Raphael captured in his art the human and the divine, love and friendship, learning and power.“ This exhibition spans Raphael’s career up to his death at the age of 37, including his paintings and drawings, as well as […]

The Young Cartoonist of the Year….. closing date 5 January 2022

 © Daniel Meikle, aged 11 – winning entry in the under 18 category 2021 – detail ONE CARTOON PER ENTRANT COLOUR OR B/W HAND OR DIGITALLY DRAWN MAX A4 SIZE ♦♦♦ Please send your entries to: The Cartoon Museum 63 Wells Street London W1T 3PT or email:  hello@cartoonmuseum.org © KidsArt Limited, 2021 

CBBC Live Lessons … submissions deadline 25 February 2022!

 CBBCs Live Lessons – broadcast on CBBC Video questions for CBBCs guest author, Frank Cotterell Boyce What would a story book based on your life be called? Send in videos or pictures of your book design cover and tell us why you have called it that. Tell us what headline for Newsround you would like to […]

Monet & friends

A immersive exhibition in Sydney, Australia that makes you feel as if you’re stepping into the art works of Monet, Pissarro, Renoir, Cézanne, Degas and many more by creating walkways through giant projections of the paintings…  watch this video and you’ll be amazed!  Monet & Friends Currently on exhibition in Sydney, Australia. ♦♦♦ KidsArt!™ teaches children art […]

Basquiat’s Warrior, 1982 – sold at Christie’s, Hong Kong

Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-88) began as a New York graffiti artist at the age of 17 before his career took off and his early death at 28.  The painting, made in 1982 at a time when Basquiat considered he produced his best works, shows a full-length male figure wielding a sword and ready to strike.  The silhouette is […]

KidsArt! Halloween Competition 2020 …. the Winners!

Roy Lichtenstein Sunrise, 1965 Arcimboldo Gardner – Mimi age 10  Lichtenstein Sunrise – Georgie age 5 Cezanne Skull with Still Life – Shah family Huge thank you to all who participated in the Halloween competition to recreate a famous artwork with food – we have had so many impressive and imaginative entries – it’s been really tough to […]

Lost treasure trove of Hokusai drawings!

Katsushika Hokusai (1829), Cats and hibiscus: a standoff between two cats, with hibiscus (fuyō) behind (detail) The British Museum has acquired 103 “lost” Hokusai black-and-white drawings, created when Hokusai (1760-1849) was 70.  The drawings were intended as illustrations for a book called 万物絵本大全図 (Great Picture Book of Everything), but which was never published.   “These works are a […]