The Power of Art: Rembrandt [BBC]

How Come Nobody Liked Vincent Van Gogh Until After He Died?

I suppose we could ask this question about many famous painters. Many don’t become famous until after they’re dead. But let’s concentrate on Vincent van Gogh.

The Painting On The Living Room Wall

While a brand new car with sleek aerodynamics and cutting-edge technology is a novelty by itself, the very sight of a vintage or a classic car cruising elegantly on the streets strikes one with an overwhelming feeling of desire. Vintage cars in their high slung elegance are stunning, almost regal. They have captivating designs that are a mark of artistry & craft.

Indian Miniature Painting – Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century

The Origin of Miniature Paintings Descended from the art of Persia and Turkey, these paintings and the artists were supported by Mughal Emperors the Rajput Kings. In many ways, the subjects and objects painted in these paintings are narrative. They show how the people of India lived in those days.

The Forward Bend

The Forward Bend is a short story inspired by an original sculpture work by Internationally acclaimed artist Ruel James. The link to the artwork is provided in the article body.

Three Things to Ensure While Picking Art Classes for Kids

When it comes to finding a good studio to inspire and guide your budding artist, keep a few things in mind, which will help you scour for the best art classes. Finding a local art class can be a simple task for most parents, but finding one that truly inspires and challenges your child is not that easy. This article will help you with a few guidelines to choose the best art classes for kids.

Costa Blanca Arts Update – Suite Havana, Paintings by Anthony Mirรณ in Palau Altea

Suite Havana is a newly inaugurated exhibition of paintings by Anthony Mirรณ, hung in Palau Altea on Spain’s Costa Blanca. These works feature female nudes, all Cuban, and, like the sculptures of Anthony Mirรณ’s concurrent exhibition in the town called “de mar a mar”, these works will provoke controversy and calls for their removal amongst that segment of the town’s population for whom sexual taboos retain their significance. For, like his sculptures, the subject matter of the paintings in Suite Havana is sensuality, sexuality and sex, three different facets of the same taboo.

Jack Vettriano – Genius or Clown?

Jack Vettriano is one of the most controversial artists in Scotland. Critics say he’s not that good. Vettriano says he is successful. So successful he bought his own castle ( Easterheughs ). So while the critics gnash their teeth Vettriano is laughing all the way to the bank

Professional Art Restoration of Gorgeous BIG Murals in Los Angeles… And the Artist Helped!

Art conservation and restoration of gorgeous monumental murals at Los Angeles Produce Market addressed water damage streaking, fading and graffiti. Art conservation and preservation was the 1st phase and the restoration with the original artist’s help was the 2nd phase. Interesting videos!

Custom Paintings: Describing Them and Thr Whole Process Involved

There were days when people used to buy paintings of the renowned artists for high prices just to increase the beauty of their house or show their people their economic status. This practice is now dying out with time. Except the few existing masterpieces which have been already auctioned off, people are no longer interested in buying what an artist makes out of his imagination or from the top of his head.

The Art of Making Art!

Today, I thought to share my process before a painting goes into the making, I hope it helps you in some way to get you into the zone for creating any kind of art, whether it’s painting, drawing, making music, making a video, etc. This process isn’t in anyway a rulebook, each artist has his/her own way and process to get into the creative zone.

Beauty – Need to Re-Discover It?

Beauty seems no longer much valued in the creative arts. But is it worth searching for to find inspiration to tackle the chaos of modern life?

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