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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 […]

“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, […]

Edvard Munch – “Love and Angst” at the British Museum: 11 April – 21 July 2019

Edvard Munch, The Sick Child 1, 1896 (detail) Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944) is Norway’s most famous artist and father of Expressionism, his iconic Scream is a symbol of modern day anxiety and rivals Mona Lisa in “recognisability” even having its own emoji. Born in Kristiania (modern day Oslo), Munch – pronounced “Munc” – rejected his […]

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up – at the V&A from Saturday, 16 June 2018

Frida Kahlo, communist revolutionary and feminist icon, was born in Mexico in 1907 and is one of the most recognised artists of the 20th century.  As a young child she contracted polio so her right leg was thinner and shorter than the left which she tried to conceal with large-skirted dresses.  Tragically, as a teenager, […]