By ChallonerArt, Apr 23 2017 3:21PM
Our first artist-of-the-week after Easter if the sculptor Cornelia Parker. She has made some really beautiful and thought-provoking pieces using interesting techniques such as steamrollering items and blowing things up: Read more about her her: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/cornelia-parker-2358
By ChallonerArt, Mar 26 2017 8:45PM
We are looking at the amazing work of the sculptor, Katharine Dowson, a British artist who makes beautiful pieces inspired by the human body. Have a look here at her website and hear her talking about one of her pieces inspired by research into HIV here. See her piece, Brian Blocks, below.
By ChallonerArt, Mar 20 2017 5:55AM
This week we are looking at a designer called Alison Glancey who we are studying in the year 8 project on poster design. Here is one of Alison's witty and crisp posters. look for more here:
By ChallonerArt, Mar 12 2017 10:21PM
This week's artist is Elaine de Kooning and American Abstract Expressionist who paintied sumptuous images like the one below. Read more about her here
By ChallonerArt, Mar 6 2017 5:33AM
Our twelth artist in the series is Barbara Hepworth. She was an English artist and sculptor. who worked in the frst half of the 20th century specialising in abstract sculpture. She was one of the few female artists of her generation to achieve international prominence. Along with artists such as Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo, Hepworth was a leading figure in the colony of artists who resided in St Ives during the Second World War. Read more about her here
By ChallonerArt, Feb 27 2017 5:27AM
Käthe Kollwitz, was a German artist, who worked with painting, printmaking and sculpture. Her most famous art cycles, including The Weavers and The Peasant War, depict the effects of poverty, hunger, and war on the working class. She was dversely effected by the pain of loss during wartime. She was born on the 8th July 1867 in Königsberg, Germany and died on 22nd April 1945 in Moritzburg, Saxony, Germany. See more of her pictures here and read more about her life here.
By ChallonerArt, Feb 18 2017 10:54PM
Our tenth artist in this series is Anthea Hamilton, a sculptor who was shortlisted for the Turner Prize this year. Although she was not the winner, Challonerart certainly was intrigued by her surrealist type pieces including this mysterious chair. See an article about her here
By ChallonerArt, Feb 6 2017 5:59AM
Our ninth artist if Gillain Ayres, a British painter who produces vibrant, colourful abstract paintings. These flamboyant images are often huge in scale. Here is a sumptuous example:
By ChallonerArt, Feb 1 2017 9:23AM
We are currently on 123423 visitors; first person to bring a screen shot of Challonerart with the visitor number at 123456 will win a set of pencils
By ChallonerArt, Feb 1 2017 9:19AM
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