This exhibition forms one of many events of the Big Draw Campaign being held around the country.
The Big Draw has a simple but ambitious aim - To get everyone drawing! The campaign was initiated in 2000 by The Guild of St George, a small charity founded by John Ruskin, the great Victorian artist, writer and visionary. Ruskin saw drawing as the foundation of visual thought. His mission was not to teach people how to draw but how to see. Through works from both the collection and by contemporary artists, this exhibition will inspire many generations to take up a pencil and draw.
Existing or coming into being at the same period; of today or of the present. The term that designates art being made today.
The depiction of shapes and forms on a flat surface chiefly by means of lines although colour and shading may also be included. Materials most commonly used are pencil, ink, crayon, charcoal, chalk and pastel, although other materials, including paint, can be used in combination.
UK, Bedford, Cecil Higgins Art Gallery
- 13 September 2005 − 15 January 2006