Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

Life in London: Visiting an art gallery

– Hello. I’m Gill at engVid, and today we’re doing something a little bit different for our lesson. We are going to be visiting a place in… Seven miles away from Central London, the Artful Pelican Art Gallery, which is…

Why We Should Draw More (and Photograph Less)

Why We Should Draw More (and Photograph Less)

Whenever something looks interesting, beautiful there’s a natural impulse to want to capture and preserve it, which means in this day and age that we will likely to reach for our phones and take picture. Though this might seem like…

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Andrea Palladio

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Andrea Palladio

Vicenza. 25 miles inland from Venice, is one of the leading sites of global architectural tourism- and for one reason. Many of the works of Andrea Palladio are located in and around that town. Andrea Palladio was born at the…

Dear Winchat by Belinda Zhawi | Brave New Voices

Dear Winchat by Belinda Zhawi | Brave New Voices

[ music plays ] -I heard that once the first spark of a British summer starts to rise out of the ashes of spring, you like to fly over seas, over mountains, and sometimes even over the odd desert storm……

Art | Spaced | Series 1 Episode 3 | Dead Parrot

Art | Spaced | Series 1 Episode 3 | Dead Parrot

You want a piece of me? Come get some. Heads up. Oh, shit! – Oh, hiya. – Don’t sneak up on me like that! Ooohh! Do you want a cup of tea? Yes. – There’s your tea. – Thank you.…

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Johannes Vermeer

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Johannes Vermeer

The wrong things in our world are glamorous: fast cars, tomato throwing contests, actors – instead of the right things: going to bed early, long walks observing the sky at dusk, kindness… It’s not that nothing at all is glamorous,…

The World Goes Pop with Alan Cumming | Unlock Art | Tate

The World Goes Pop with Alan Cumming | Unlock Art | Tate

This is Andy Warhol and this is a can of soup these are screen prints of cans of soup by Andy Warhol This is pop art Pop art began in the mid 1950s when artists started making art inspired by…

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

ART/ARCHITECTURE: Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol Was the most Glamorous Figure of 20th Century American Art Born in Pennsylvania in 1928 to czech parents he lived most of his life in New York Much about his life was eccentric He wore a silver wig,…