MoMA Art Lab app. Courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, NY.
NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Modern Art introduces the MoMA Art Lab app for the Apple iPad, the Museum's first art-making app. Inspired by MoMA Art Labs, a series of interactive spaces at the Museum where kids and adults can engage with art through hands-on activities, the app offers an open-ended exploration of the various ways in which simple shapes and lines can be transformed into art. Through diverse activities and prompts for creative ideas, the Art Lab app encourages kids ages seven and up to think about artistic processes and experiment with shapes, lines, and colors—inspiring digital play. Activities, inspired by modern and contemporary artworks from MoMA's collection, include using virtual scissors to cut out shapes in the spirit of collages by Henri Matisse; shaking digital scraps of paper across the screen in homage to Jean (Hans) Arp's chance collages; covering rooms in colorful line designs, as in the work of ... More
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
MoMA's new iPad app features art-making activities and inspires creative play
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