A mosque is a place of worship and many of them are known for their Islamic architecture. The earliest mosques, opened in 7th century were open-air spaces. Here you are a diagram with the different parts you can distinguish in mosques and their function.
To learn more about outstanding Pablo Picasso, I would like to share with you this resource that consists of a warming up activity, a reading text, some reading comprehension questions, a couple of vocabulary activities, a collaborative exercise and some final discussion points to deal with in a heads-together activity.
The Prado Museum in Madrid, regarded as a benchmark of Spanish art and culture, celebrates its 200th anniversary this week. To mark this special date, the Museum has created this video where some of the most celebrated paintings come to life.
The video shows some of Banksy's thought-provoking pieces of art, often done in public places, and basic information about this anonymous British graffiti artist known for his art against authority.
Leonardo da Vinci (15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519) was an Italian man who lived in the time of the Renaissance. He is famous for his paintings, but he was also a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, sculptor architect, botanist, musician, and a writer. In other words, the rare, special gift of Leonardo da Vinci, his extraordinary talent for such diverse fields made him one of the greatest humanist of all times.
Try this quiz to learn about the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, download a coloring page on his famous bedroom and learn six fascinating facts about him.
Casa Batlló is a building in the center of Barcelona. It was designed by Antoni Gaudí, and is considered one of his masterpieces. A remodel of a previously built house, it was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudí and has been refurbished several times after that. Watch this video and live the experience of walking along the corridors of this striking house.