Interactive Art

I found some pretty cool art stuff at NGAkids Art Zone. My favorites are listed below: This one is just for fun –>  Create an interactive motion painting!! This one is on American Folk… Continue reading

Donatello

Donatello’s statue outside of the Uffizi Gallery in Italy Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, known as simply Donatello, was born around 1386 and was one of the Early Renaissance’s most famous sculptors. I did posts on Michelangelo,… Continue reading

Raphael

WHO: Raphael WHAT: Self-portrait WHEN: 1506 Raphael (his whole name is Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino) was born in 1483. He was an Italian painter during a period known as the High Renaissance. Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and… Continue reading

Edvard Munch – The Scream

Edvard Munch was born in Norway in 1863. He studied art at The Royal School of Art and Design in 1881. His dad didn’t like the idea of him becoming an artist and… Continue reading

Wassily Kandinsky

WHO: Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky was born in  Moscow in 1866. He didn’t start studying art until he was 30 years old! He went to an art school in Munich, Germany. He liked the way… Continue reading

Paul Klee

WHO: Paul Klee Paul Klee was born on December 18, 1879 in Switzerland. His dad was a music teacher and his mother was a singer. When Paul was little he liked music and drawing. He… Continue reading

Georges Seurat

WHO: Georges Seurat WHEN: 1888 Georges Seurat was born in Paris, France on December 2, 1859. When he was young he took drawing lessons and later on went on to study at the School of… Continue reading

Art History Games

    check out these cool Art History Games and Activities !!!!!

Salvador Dali

WHAT: Salvador Dali with Ocelot and Cane WHEN: 1965 Salvador Dali was a strange man… just looking at the picture above tells you this. He was born in Catalonia, Spain in 1904… wait,… Continue reading

Modern Art

WHO: Natalia Goncharova WHAT: Rayonism, Blue Green Forest WHEN: 1913 Modern Art is art from the 1860s up until the 1960’s and 70’s. During this time artists felt free to paint or create whatever they wanted and experiment more than they ever had… Continue reading