Clarke is one of Britain’s hidden treasures: he not only paints – mostly large semi-abstract canvases – but designs spectacular stained glass, which has been commissioned by clients from Japan to Kazakhstan, from Sweden to Brazil and from Switzerland to the United States. The range of his work is breathtaking –
The Gertrude Association is a volunteer run group dedicated to exhibiting contemporary new media. Since 2008, it has produced outdoor site-specific projection-art events that exhibit professional, emerging and community artists.
MMU has provided opportunities for unusual interdisciplinary collaborations, one being links between microbiology and art. Thus art students have visited the microbiology laboratories to explore and develop project work. Science and art students worked together to design displays for the new John Dalton foyer.
In recent days, the Guggenheim has made 65 art catalogues available online, all free of charge. The catalogues offer an intellectual and visual introduction to the work of Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt & Egon Schiele, and Kandinsky. Plus there are other texts (e.g., Masterpieces of Modern Art and Abstract Expressionists Imagists) that tackle meta movements and themes.
ACARA has made the draft Australian Curriculum: The Arts Foundation-Year 10 available for consultation through 23 September 2012. Read the draft curriculum here.
The Shape of the Australian Curriculum: the Arts sets the broad direction for the writing of the Australian Curriculum for the Arts. This has been developed with significant input from teachers, academics, professional teachers’ associations, education authorities and the Arts industry and community.
Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces. Simply select a museum from the homepage and then either choose ‘Explore the museum’ or ‘View Artwork’. Once you are in the main site use the drop-down menus or the side info bar to navigate between artworks and museums. Finally create and share your own collections online.
Who am I? is a set of art and writing activities designed to help middle school students begin to answer this important question. Students will look carefully at self-portraits in the National Gallery of Art's collection by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Judith Leyster, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Andy Warhol and respond to questions online.
This Exquisite Forest is an online art project developed by Tate Modern and Google. It is a site for collaboratively creating animated stories. The stories are called trees and the story starters are called seeds. There are ten public trees that you can make contributions to. You can also create your own seeds and invite others to grow a tree with you.