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Large scale paintings by Oscar Murillo

Large scale paintings by Oscar Murillo

Oscar Murillo is an amazingly talented fine artists whose work has always been more focused on installation art. He was born in Coloumbia but now, he lives and works in London. Over the years, he has worked on paintings, video art installations and even live performances. The themes of his work has always stemmed from the cross cultural ties between his native land Colombia and London. In his work, he uses different media and techniques ... Read More »

A Floating Cow Causes Major Uproar at the Jaipur Art Summit

A Floating Cow Causes Major Uproar at the Jaipur Art Summit

As strange as the title might sound, it is actually true. A floating cow in Jaipur Art Summit grabbed a lot of negative attention as it was confiscated after people found it religiously offensive. This art installation had a huge cow suspended in air with a huge blue balloon that was floating in the air. Though some art admirers did find the thought behind the artwork interesting, most of the people ignored it. The problem ... Read More »

#prayForParis is going viral around the world

#prayForParis is going viral around the world

They say art doesn’t have a language and art doesn’t have any boundaries. And with the world being shaken with so many tragedies this year, it was nearly perfect when art brought people together. As the Eiffel Tower peace sign went viral on the internet, shared by over 70 million people around the world, artists started another initiative called #SprayforParis. What is #SprayforParis ? Street artists and their fans around the world are creating art ... Read More »

A Look at the Life of the Talented William Blake

A Look at the Life of the Talented William Blake

November 28th marks William Blake’s birth date, so today seems like the perfect day to take a look back on the talented poet, painter, and printmaker’s life. Not only has Blake been credited as one of the greatest poets in the English language, but he also holds a prestigious title as being a highly influential visual artist of the Romantic era. Born in 1757 in London, Blake was part of a working-class family who held ... Read More »

Surrey Artists Open Studios Christmas Events.

Surrey Artists Open Studios Christmas Events.

Surrey Artists’ Open Studios In the South of England exists an online community for local artists to publicise their work. Surrey Online Open Studios offers local artist the opportunity to attend workshops and training courses as well as attend events ran by SOAS. During the festive period two of these events are set to take place. Online Art for Christmas  16th November – 21st December 2015 An opportunity to buy original art and crafts from Surrey ... Read More »

An Interview with Freelance Artist / Illustrator Nicola Kimpton

An Interview with Freelance Artist / Illustrator Nicola Kimpton

Nicola Kimpton is a freelance Artist and Illustrator who is based in New Zealand. Her unique artworks have already gained the adoration of a number of publications, including New Zealand Weddings Magazine, Whim Magazine, and a recently released book titled The Great New Zealand Colouring Book. Her whimsical, elegant and one-of-a-kind illustrations cover a variety of subjects, including fashion, animals and nature. I recently interviewed the talented artist to find out about her art career, ... Read More »

5 Modern-Day Artists You Need to Know

5 Modern-Day Artists You Need to Know

When it comes to the art world, there is an incredible array of talented artists currently producing work which you’re sure to love. Here are just 5 modern-day artists whose work I’ve been admiring lately. Laura Garcia Serventi: Laura Garcia Serventi is currently based in Brooklyn, but she grew up Buenos Aires in Argentina where her love of art first blossomed. She studied Painting at the School of Fine Arts ‘Prilidiano Pueyrredon’ in Buenos Aires ... Read More »

Who are the most undervalued artists in the market today?

Who are the most undervalued artists in the market today?

There is no denying in the fact that the art market is very fickle. No matter, how talented the artists are, it doesn’t really guarantee their success. Art dealers play a crucial role here in this. Often, these art dealers buy paintings from mostly unknown artists and keep it in stock and when they finally realize there is a bubble in the market which needs to be filled with a new artist, they take these ... Read More »

The founder of pop art – Andy Warhol

The founder of pop art – Andy Warhol

  Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol was a successful ad and magazine illustrator and he is often called the main inventor of Pop art movement. Through his visual art movement, Pop art, he explored the relationship between celebrity culture, advertisement and artistic expression. During his time, Warhol ventured into different varieties of art forms including video installations and performance art. He was often criticized for blurring the lines between mainstream media and fine art. ... Read More »

Famous Cubist Artists and their paintings

Famous Cubist Artists and their paintings

Cubism is one of the biggest and most influential art style of the twentieth century. Brought to life by George Braque and Pablo Picasso, this art movement has been joined by various cubist artists over the years. In cubism, instead of showcasing the objects from a single specific viewpoint, artists depict the object from several different viewpoints. In this style of painting, all the objects are analysed, broken down and then reassembled back again. Here ... Read More »

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