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…
Like politics, all art is local until it isn’t anymore, a point driven home by Surrealism Beyond Borders, the Met’s tour d’horizon of the global, half-century-long spread of Surrealism from its…

What do a baby rhino, soldiers on stilts and humans dragging a whale mean to Iranian artist Avish Khebrehzadeh? Watch as she draws the figures for her video, “Seven Silent Songs” and her grand,…

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Artists as Collectors, an exhibition exploring how artists accumulated, cared for, and used drawings by other artists that they avidly collected, on view at the…

Take a moment to learn more about this preparatory drawing of the Bodhisattva Maitreya. Listen to Najiba Choudhury, Assistant Information Specialist & Provenance Researcher Smithsonian's…

Three years ago, when art dealer Christopher Bishop saw a drawing from a private collection, he knew it was something special.

Join Met curators to explore works from the exhibition Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Materials and Techniques. Learn about the broad range of approaches European and…

Throwing open the doors to her personal archive that she has closely guarded for the past twenty-seven years, Kara Walker (b. 1969) presents hundreds of drawings from her studio.