There's an old saying that 'a picture speaks a thousand words'. This is certainly true when it comes to the wonders of art.
Whether it be painting, sculpting or another form of creativity - we regularly produce content to help you understand and appreciate different forms of art in all of their glory.
Over the next fee weeks, we will be presenting different important art movements which marked the history of art.
DONCASTER ART MOVEMENT PROJECT
This project is sponsored by Doncaster Council
BY ARTIST BECKY RYDEL
INTRODUCTION TO PORTRAITURE
BY ROSE-MARIE ELLIOT
Rose-Marie Elliot narrates the incredible story of some iconic female portrait artists who found a voice through their work. From the 1500s to the present day, Rose walks us through the struggle for female empowerment through portraiture, the revival of portrait art, and the place it occupies in art history.
BY ARTIST ANDY HOLLINGHURST
The artist Andy Hollinghurst explains the history and meaning of modernism, an art movement which has a strong influence on his work.
BY ARTIST REBECCA WRIGHT
The artist Rebecca Wright explains the history and meaning of Romanticism, an art movement which has a strong influence on his work.
BY ARTIST MAIA BROWN
The artist MAIA BROWN explains the history and meaning of PRIMITIVISM, an art movement which she is passionate about.
BY ARTIST ALISON WATSON
The artist ALISON WATSON talks about early impressionism and how it has influence her new passion for painting. Focus on Monet.
UNDERSTANDING OUTSIDER ART
BY ARTIST HELEN HARDMAN
Discover raw art with Helen Hardman who explains about this category of art which is very personal to her.
BY ELISA NERI
Elisa Neri takes you on a journey through the mind of Vincent Van Gogh and several other artists to explain all about the post-impressionism art movement, a movement which she is very passionate about.
BY ARTIST JILL TEMPORAL
In this video, Jill temporal takes us through the colourful landscape of Pointillism, a very unique method of creating very richly texture works of art.
UNDERSTANDING VIRTUAL ART
BY IAN LATHAM
In this insightful video, the artist Ian Latham takes us through the exciting world of Virtual/digital. From the early beginnings to the artists who started the movement and to modern day virtual realism.
THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT
BY TRACEY MOORE
In this video, Tracey Moore traces the inspirations and motivations behind this movement which saw a return to craftmanship and quality to the sector.
UNDERSTANDING CERAMIC/POTTERY ART
By Katrine Barber
in this video, the artist gives us a wonderful insight into the history of ceramics and pottery, spanning a period of 100 years. Fascinating narrative. A must watch.
In this video, Chinwe Russell gives a brief insight into Fauvism, a short lived art movement which inspired the bold and confident use of colours. With rich imagery, the artist explains the very tough beginning of this movement and the main artists behind it