B and I went to the Vancouver Art Gallery last month and it was a lot of fun. I could write a whole paragraph on my experiences, but I think in this case, "a picture tells a thousand words" rings true.
Before school let out for Winter Break, I wanted to do a fun art lesson with the students. I searched for some wintery art activities on Pinterest and came across some interesting ones. I tried out some art projects and had some trial and error with them. For the first art experiment, I used masking … Continue reading Art Lab: Winter Wonderland
Our last stop in San Francisco (and finally completing the series - whew!) was de Young Art Museum. Having been somewhat accustomed to - what I thought was - Vancouver's large Art Gallery, I was even more impressed at de Young museum where it seemed that people could easily get lost from one another. There were … Continue reading San Francisco Series: de Young Art Museum
Whenever I have the urge to draw these days, I try out something new - something that I was hesitant to try before because I was not confident of my skills in that particular area. And this something I'm talking about is portrait drawing. I have always believed that I was weak in drawing people - more … Continue reading Art Lab: Disney Princesses
Although the feature exhibition was Picasso and his muses, there were more exhibitions to check out on the upper levels of the Vancouver Art Gallery. B and I took a look and walked through Bharti Kher: Matter artwork. Although Picasso's paintings were fascinating, Kher's multimedia work was also captivating in its own ways. The pieces were intriguing … Continue reading Bharti Kher: Matter
Continuing on from Picasso, B and I also checked out Stephen Waddell's photo exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Over the past two decades the Vancouver-based artist Stephen Waddell has become widely known for his photographs and paintings that address urban space, particularly his depictions of the human figure in the modern city. This exhibition … Continue reading Stephen Waddell: Next: Dark Matter Atlas
B and I went to the Vancouver Art Gallery because there was a special exhibition that focused on not just a certain artist, but his muses as well. The exhibition featured works by Picasso, all of which had backstories based on his six relationships with six different women. Known for his enormous contribution to the canon of great … Continue reading Picasso: The Artist and His Muses