Jackson Pollock, a great American painter of the 20th century, established a distinct way of painting that produced a major impact on the world of art. Edgar Degas was born in Paris on the 19th July 1834. He is mainly associated with the French Impressionists, and is best known for his delicate paintings and pastel drawings of ballet dancers. However, Degas’s many outstanding depictions of horses deserve to be given closer inspection. Faulkner, S., Wood, L., Ivery, P., & Donovan, R. (2012). It is not just music and rhythm… Evaluation of a drumming-based intervention to improve the social wellbeing of alienated youth. Children Australia, 37(1), 31-39. Art and the Adolescent The young adolescent is at a stage of great conflict. There are emotional and physical changes to deal with and social concerns which create tensions and pressures. Although these young people are growing into adults, they remain in a state … Read the rest

Jean Arp, also known as Hans Arp, was a German-French painter, sculptor, and poet. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (organizer), A Forest of Signs: Art in the Crisis of Representation (traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, September 4-November 17, 1989; Whitney Museum of American Art, December 15, 1989-January 12, 1990). Movement: The bands form lines along which the eye moves quickly. Contrast: Organic versus geometric, black versus white. Space: The black is seen as infinite space, but the vertical bands stops the eye from going back into it. The vertical bands appear to be behind the white and organic bands because they are interrupted and therefore perceived as overlapped. Kerber, Bernhard. Bestände Onnasch (text in German; includes artist’s statements). Bremen, Germany: Neues Museum Weserburg, 1992. A suite of lithographs by four artists from the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa and four artists from the pueblos of … Read the rest