want to make things that are fun to look at," said sculptor
Alexander Calder. Explore the whimsical work of Calder by reading
an article and viewing four Calder sculptures on the theme of
birds and flying.
Exhibiting Experimental Art in China
by Wu Hung
Chinese experimental art was "discovered" in the early 1990s by curators and dealers in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the West.
The Persistent Puppet:
Pinocchio's Heirs in Contemporary Fiction and Film
by Rebecca West
"Once upon a time, there was ... 'A king!' my little readers will say right away. No, children, you are wrong. Once upon a time there was a piece of wood." Thus begins The Adventures of Pinocchio, starring a long-nosed puppet who is one of the world's most immediately recognizable characters since his creation more than a century ago by the Tuscan writer Carlo Lorenzini, known as Collodi.
A Quixotic Museum: Cervantes and Italian Renaissance Art
by Frederick A. de Armas
The Theatrical Baroque: European Plays, Painting and Poetry, 1575-1725
by Larry F. Norman
or browse over 400 digitized images of the early printed scores
of musical compositions by Frederic Chopin. »
Museum of Art Online Collection
over 3,000 images from the SMART Museum of Art's permanent collection
which spans five centuries of Western and Eastern civilizations. »
the relationship between people and colors at the ColorMatters.com
Web site. Examine color, not only as an artistic medium, but also
through the lens of physiology, psychology, and philosophy, asking
the questions such as how color effects our brain, our vision,
our emotions, and the world around us.
a pencil and learn to draw! Follow these step-by-step instructions
for drawing aliens, animals, faces, flowers, letters, and more!
Also, try the art-related games and puzzles, including a quiz,
word search, and crossword.
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