Education

Technology

Robot teaches kids art of calligraphy

Robot teaches kids art of calligraphy

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Calligraphy, Education, Kids, Technology

Learning the art of calligraphy normally takes years or even a lifetime. But Japanese children could master calligraphy much quicker now. A robot teacher utilizing the very same techniques of one Juho Sado, a 90-year-old calligraphy master, to get those neat characters on paper, has… Read More

USA

Shepard Fairey's #ArtsMatter piece aboard Metro buses

Shepard Fairey's #ArtsMatter piece aboard Metro buses

Posted July 26th, 2013

Education, Public Art, USA

The final installment of Los Angeles Fund for Public Education’s #ArtsMatter public art project appears today around Los Angeles with bus wraps and hundreds of billboards promoting the importance of creative thinking in education. Shepard Fairey created the design with inspiration from LAUSD students. Fairey,… Read More

Education

Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

Interaction of Color – App based on Josef Albers classic book

Posted July 25th, 2013

Apps, Books, Design, Education

Fifty years after first publishing Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color—a classic that is now widely revered as one of the most influential art books ever written—Yale University Press announced the launch of the Interaction of Color app available exclusively for iPad. This app faithfully honors… Read More

Museums

The Fine Art of Crime and the Art World Symposium

The Fine Art of Crime and the Art World Symposium

Posted July 19th, 2013

Art Theft, Education, Museums

Explore the professional art world this fall with retired art crime specialists from the FBI and Scotland Yard at “The World of Art and the Fine Art of Crime,” a unique five-day seminar offered October 14-18, 2013, at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts. Participants… Read More

Videos

Understanding Art – Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

Understanding Art – Hidden Lives of Masterpieces

Posted July 16th, 2013

Art History, Documentaries, Education, Videos

Starting in 2006, the Louvre held an extraordinary series of study days. Works by five major artists—Rembrandt, Leonardo, Raphael, Watteau, and Poussin—were grouped together, removed from their frames, and set on easels in natural light. Experts from around the world came to examine and discuss… Read More

Videos

Life Drawing Masterclass

Life Drawing Masterclass

Posted June 13th, 2013

Documentaries, Drawing, Education, Videos

For artist Michael Sandle, the biggest challenge he faces when teaching Life Drawing is that ‘most people don’t understand what they are looking at.’ Tate invited five well-known artists to teach a Life Drawing Masterclass, from their own unique perspective. The classes are from the… Read More

Videos

Design in a Nutshell

Design in a Nutshell

Posted June 5th, 2013

Animation, Art History, Design, Education, Videos

Are you a bit postmodern, or do you belong in the Bauhaus? Watch 6 videos about famous design movements through history from The Open University and take the test to discover your design alter-ego before sharing it with your friends. Ready to dig deeper into… Read More

Videos

Tate Modern – The Channel 4 Series

Tate Modern – The Channel 4 Series

This educational series – aimed at 14 to 19-year-olds – takes an informed view of some the most stunning, vital and celebrated pieces of art to have been created throughout the ages. Tate Modern focuses its gaze on the work of the twentieth century artists… Read More

Italy

Italian Close-Up – Transmedia Workshop by the lake

Italian Close-Up – Transmedia Workshop by the lake

Posted June 5th, 2013

Education, Italy

Transmedia is a multifaceted experimental approach to read and communicate the beauty of a territory. Using new media tools, the workshop “Italian Close-Up” crafts an innovative interface to tell stories on the Lake Como, its richness in architecture, fashion and landscape. The contemporary digital era… Read More