Drawing

Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know. Here’s a look at how art has reflected the changing face (and…
Even though Dostoevsky’s drawings feel like a byproduct of his writing process and Plath’s more like an independent form of expression, both still seem linked to an abundance of creativity and the…

Fundamental to the art of William Kentridge is charcoal, a simple prehistoric medium that has long anchored his multi-disciplined, intellectually epic body of…

Two decades before he was interred beneath a stark tombstone, the artist Andrew Wyeth imagined his own funeral. In about fifty drawings from the early 90s known as the “Funeral Group,” he sketched…
The curators set a welcome stage for the visitor to the Center. Greeting them at the entrance is Martin Sharp’s Blowing in the Mind/Mister Tambourine Man (1968). Sharp is known as the mastermind…
Summertime’s gardens have long inspired artists and botanists. Botanical illustration emerged around the time of Plato, more than 2,000 years ago. The medium launched not as a fine art, but as a…
Google’s Student Doodle Challenge is wrapping up its stage of public voting and we thought we’d take a moment to share some of our favorite illustrations. This year's U.S. contest called for…