Studying in London, the young artist examined the human figure, animals in the zoo and the rich cross-section of theatre life and of life on the streets.
Tiny drawings, such as knights riding snails, and random lines and squiggles were common in medieval books.
The Portuguese artist, who has died at the age of 87, had a strong feminist streak in her work that blazed a trail for women’s rights.
I have been re-drawing my data to make visible what Strava cannot. The unheroic stuff: emotions, persistent thoughts, body sensations, lyrics from the songs, the weather.
Their drawings and paintings often express a mix of horror, fear, hope and beauty.
I’m a keen doodler who turned a hobby into a PhD and then a career. I’ve also seen what hurdles people face when it comes to learning to draw and how they can be overcome.
ACMI’s first feature exhibition since its redevelopment shows fans the complex artistry behind their childhood favourites.
One scholar spent a decade studying the ways everyday people drew, carved, glued, sewed and baked their own pornography.
Works by eight artists in the Dobell Drawing Biennial draw on dreams, history and reality. But drawing has escaped the gallery and will scribe on despite less government support for the arts.
The unsung heroes of screen production, storyboard artists are employed to create a shared visual script.
In a system that treats people as objects to be counted, chained, searched and assigned a number, art is a way for prisoners to reassert their agency – and reclaim their lives.
Penn State Laureate William Doan found solace in a daily act that has benefits scientists are just beginning to understand.
Drawing lets us look outward and inward simultaneously. It doesn’t have to be perfect and practice makes progress. Here are some tips for getting started and drawing inspiration from the familiar.
Not so long ago, people had no idea what would happen to them – and what they would see – once they ascended into the clouds.
A new discovery adds to our existing understanding of Homo sapiens in Africa.
From solitary confinement, Moliere Dimanche started drawing on anything he could find. The result was a series of fantastical, allegorical images that depict abuse, racism and profound isolation.
There’s a disturbing disconnect between the polite etiquette of arms fairs and the hell that their products create.
The graphic novel has become a literary phenomenon, but the name doesn’t adequately describe the medium’s flexibility, diversity and potential.
Ghana’s Chale Wote festival’s main aim is to provide an alternative platform for the arts. It uses street arts to break creative boundaries and cultivate a wider audience for the arts in West Africa.
Children’s scribbles can tell us a lot about how they will progress in school.