Artwork

Artwork teaches us how to draw all sorts of objects, scenes and vistas where the world is your canvas and you can draw your own experiences.

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Claude Monet Paintings 1900-1908

Claude Monet's paintings from 1900 to 1908 feature his London campaigns and his water lilies. See the famous Impressionist paintings of Claude Monet.


How Millefiori Works

Millefiori, an Italian word meaning "thousand flowers," is a type of glass art that has been practiced for millennia. How have the years changed the way people make millefiori? Can you do it yourself?

How Surrealism Works

With its melting clocks, floating rocks and unearthly shadows, Surrealist art often leaves viewers feeling slightly disturbed and thoroughly transfixed. What was the movement all about?

How Cubism Works

Cubism represented a clear-cut, intentional break with art as visual realism. How did Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque revolutionize the way artists looked at the world?

How Salvador Dali Worked

Salvador Dali's paintings are among the most easily recognizable in the world. Oozing pocket watches, bleak expansive landscapes, erotic and grotesque nudes -- they're mind-bending exercises in subconscious exploration. But who was Dali, and how real was his eccentric life story?

How Pablo Picasso Worked

Pablo Picasso was arguably the most famous visual artist of the 20th century -- he produces tens of thousands of works and even helped start a stylistic movement. What was the artist like, and how do historians define his styles?

How Andy Warhol Worked

Despite his distaste for fame, Andy Warhol became one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. From the Factory to the Velvet Underground to those infamous soup cans, Warhol left an indelible impression on the modern art world.

How Jackson Pollock Worked

One of the most well-known, and American, artists of the 20th century is undoubtedly Jackson Pollock. Even if you think of his famous "drip" technique as something so simple a child could do it, his fame has been cemented in the American consciousness.

How Henri Matisse Worked

Although people now celebrate his bright colors and abstract figures, Henri Matisse was viewed as a radical in his own time -- when he turned the art world upside down. How did a quiet man from a small town become one of the most important French painters of the 20th century?

How Frida Kahlo Worked

Her self-portraits are unmistakable -- they feature that same dark, brooding visage, crowned by a single eyebrow. But what do they mean? And, who was the woman behind the art?

How M.C. Escher Worked

Most artists are renowned for capturing reality; M.C. Escher became famous for bending it. The creator of such visual stunners as "Relativity" and "Castle in the Air" had more in common with the mathematicians than the visual artists of his time.