Download and customize slideshows, worksheets, and other resources for use in the classroom or self-guided learning. Sandra Moffat graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1986. Having studied Embroidered and Woven Textiles she went on to develop a successful career with leading Interior Design companies such as Osborne and Little and Colefax and Fowler. In 2007 Sandra returned to her love of painting and began exhibiting her work successfully throughout Scotland, including at the Royal Glasgow Institute, Visual Art Scotland and Paisley Art Institute. She has work in private art collections in the UK, Spain, Canada, USA and Germany. No matter how great you are at using your profile, everyone needs some housekeeping. There are always ways to improve your profile. You want people to come across your calculated piece of art here and feel that they must reach out to you. There are a few tricks in the … Read the rest

Hans Hofmann was a strong exponent of abstract art whose paintings depicted a relationship between powerful and vibrant colours on a clearly defined underlying structure, Hans Hofmann – representative of the Abstract Expressionism movement – was born in Weissenberg in Bavaria on March 21st 1880. London’s Pushkin House opens Russian Contemporary: Drawing. No Limits featuring the works of 23 artists: Tanya Akhmetgalieva, Yury Alexandrov, Maria Arendt, Yury Avvakumov, Liza Bobkova, Amanita, Annushka Brochet, Kirill Chelushkin, Vladimir Grig, Ilya Grishaev, Georgy Litichesky, Natalia Mali, Gosha Ostretsov, Sergey Pakhomov, Natalia Pivko, Vitaly Pushnitsky, Andrey Rudjev, Aidan Salakhova, Aljona Shapovalova, Denis Shevchuk, Shishkin-Hokusai, Petr Shvetsov, and Haim Sokol. The show will be on view through 3 August 2016. Garrels, Gary et al. Interview with Ellsworth Kelly at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, May 7, 2009. Audiofile transcript, np. 1920s JAZZ AGE – Overview of Exhibition. Copyright image by Frances Spiegel, with permission … Read the rest

American Abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline was born on May 23rd 1910 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Oldfield, A., & Bunce, L. (2001). ‘Mummy can play too…’ Short-term music therapy with mothers and young children. British Journal of Music Therapy, 15(1), 27-36. Silverman, M.J. (2008). Quantitative comparison of cognitive behavioral therapy and music therapy research: A methodological best-practices analysis to guide future investigation for adult psychiatric patients. Journal of Music Therapy, 45(4), 457-506. Bhana, V., & Botha, A. (2014). The therapeutic use of music as experienced by cardiac surgery patients of an intensive care unit. Health SA Gesondheid, 19(1), 1-9. Laurens’ earlier works seemed influenced by Auguste Rodin’s style. In 1911, the artist met Georges Braque. Their wives were childhood friends. Braque later introduced Henri to Pablo Picasso, and the three struck a lifelong friendship. By 1912, Laurens started exploring the sculptural possibilities of ‘Cubism.’ He combined painting and sculpting to produce … Read the rest

In the not-so-recent past, when someone wanted to buy art, they had to walk into a gallery in a major city. Just as developing conceptions of ancestry provide important background for understanding the monastic programs, the development for the elite of architectural forms that accommodated ritual household devotion and decoration that depicted (actual and ideal) ancestors also enhances our understanding of the setting of the later programs. In early imperial elite houses, the tablinum, typically located on the side of the atrium facing the entrance, was a focal point of the household as the office, reception room, and location of a household shrine. The nexus of atrium and tablinum was where current household business and family history were concentrated: ancestor portraits were kept in this area, where they oversaw family celebrations and rites of passage, and inspired the young to emulate them; and this was where important household documents were … Read the rest