Grant Wood – American Gothic Grant Wood’s painting ‘American Gothic’ is a relatively small painting measuring 78 x 65.3 cm. It is an oil painting, painted on Beaver board; a type of fibreboard formed by compressing wood fibre into sheets. Completed in 1930 the painting was inspired by a visit to Eldon in Iowa, USA. […]

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Gustav Klimt The life of Gustav Klimt has its controversial elements, but he is best know for his ‘golden’ paintings. This video covers the life of this famous artist from his humble beginnings in Baumgarten in Austria to his worldwide success. Klimt was prodigiously talented as was his brother Ernst, even from a young age. They […]

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This art tutorial covers 10 Amazing Facts about the American Pop artist, Andy Warhol. Andy was a controversial artist. Born in Pittsburgh, he grew up as a sickly child of immigrant parents from Czechoslovakia. As a child he was obsessed with comic books, celebrity magazines and Hollywood celebrities. His art work  would reflect these obsessions. […]

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