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How did the Islamic world influence Western art? Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art examines how European and North American visual arts have been inspired by the Islamic world for centuries. Known as ‘Orientalism’, this representation of the East in Western art often ...
Rembrandt the storyteller The Dutch artist Rembrandt
van Rijn (1606–1669) excelled at telling stories through his art. He
frequently depicted scenes from the Bible, as was customary in Europe in the 17th
century, but Rembrandt depicted these familiar stories in new ways. He ...
Inking I How to Manga Ep 2 I #MangaMonth Chie Kutsuwada returns with a tutorial on inking your pencil manga drawings. She shares tips and tricks on bringing your drawings to life with line and shadow.
The Citi exhibition Manga
23 May – 26 August 2019
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Manga Theatre Curtain I #MangaMonth This striking modern-looking 17 metre long theatre curtain was painted on the 30 June 1880 by artist Kawanabe Kyōsai. It was painted in one 4 hour long session when the artist was drunk.
The Citi exhibition Manga
23 May – ...
Drawing Manga I How to Manga Ep 1 I #MangaMonth Professional manga artist Chie Kutsuwada teaches you her tips and tricks for creating pencil drawn manga characters. Next Monday (July 18) Chie shows you how to ink your character.
The Citi exhibition Manga
23 May – 26 August 2019
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Welcome to the world of Manga! #MangaMonth Curator Nicole Rousmaniere loves manga A LOT! In this short intro to the Citi exhibition Manga she speaks about what is so special about the show and shares some of her favourite manga.
The Citi exhibition Manga
23 May – ...
Reflections on Edvard Munch: an interview with Karl Ove Knausgaard Giulia Bartrum: It seems that Edvard Munch has a cult following of almost mythical proportions in Norway. Why do you think this is, and what was your personal introduction to Munch as an artist?
Karl Ove: Norway is a very ...
The Mantra drone that's helping to save lives The Mantra Drone is a prototype of landmine clearing drone designed by brothers Massoud and Mahmud Hassani. It's currently being tested in the Netherlands but aims to be clearing mines by 2020.
Discover more in our exhibition Driverless: Who is ...
The British Museum Membercast: Rebuilding the past The British Museum Membercast is a monthly podcast made available to ‘all studious and curious persons’. Comedian, podcaster and super-fan Iszi Lawrence (The Z List Dead List) presents snippets from exclusive Members’ lectures at the Museum, artfully woven together with ...
How Boaty McBoatface is making climate change discoveries Principal Research Scientist Eleanor Frajka-Williams from the UK's National Oceanography Centre explains how Boaty McBoatface an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) makes climate change discoveries.
See a full sizes Boaty up-close and discover more in our exhibition Driverless: Who is in ...
The myth of the Trojan War Introducing an epic tale
The story of the ancient city of Troy, and of the great war that was fought over it, has been told for some 3,000 years. Spread by travelling storytellers, it was cast into powerful words by ...
The search for the lost city of Troy 3,000 years ago, the ancient Greek poet Homer told the story of the ill-fated city of Troy and the great Trojan War in his powerful epic, the Iliad. This mythical tale of love and war has  captured imaginations ever since. ...

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