I was so thrilled to jump-start my Winter Session of Museum Masters with an artist I admire greatly. Richard Deacon, a Welsh-born artist, writer and sculptor, has created, in my opinion, some of the most beautiful and compelling pieces of sculptural art in the world. Deacon’s sculptures are abstract and often constructed of everyday materials… Continue reading Richard Deacon, or The Awesome Wooden Slinky
Today was a special treat for me as I taught my students about one of my all-time favorite artists, Andrew Wyeth. Perhaps it’s my love of the Helga series, maybe it’s my utter obsession with all things Maine…whatever it is, Andrew Wyeth fills my soul. His piece Around the Corner even holds a spot of distinction… Continue reading Museum Masters: All About Andrew Wyeth
Flower and skulls and donuts, oh my! Georgia O’Keeffe was our featured artist of the day and we had a marvelous time learning all about this iconic artist. From her humble beginnings on a farm in Wisconsin, to her love affair with the Southwest, Georgia O’Keeffe provided a multitude of fun information and inspiring pieces… Continue reading Museum Masters: Georgia O’Keeffe
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Hooray! I just finished the syllabus for my Winter Session of Museum Masters! Lots of fun new artists to discover, including (two of my idols) Barbara Cooney and Kara Walker! Here’s what your children have in store starting in January! Designed for children grades 1-5, Museum Masters Art…
Today we jetted off to Jolly Old England for a little visit to the Tate Modern! We learned all about this amazing museum (the most visited modern art museum in the world!), its former life as a power station, and we took a brief tour through London – eyeing the most famous landmarks of that… Continue reading Museum Masters: Today We Went to the Tate Modern
Paul Klee, for me, is one of those artists who just grabs your attention and doesn’t let go. His work is so striking, so original and so multifaceted that it was with great excitement that I taught my most recent Museum Masters class about him! Known best as a surrealist/expressionist, Paul Klee (pronounced “clay”) was… Continue reading Museum Masters: Paul Klee
Thanks to all of the wonderful people who nominated me this year, k.t. blue designs Museum Masters is an official finalist in the Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards for 2012! Voting is now open for this amazing award! And I’d love love love your votes! To vote, just visit this page, enter San Francisco as… Continue reading I’m a Finalist!