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The Ever Illusive and Controversial Net.Art

This article will take you on a journey through the history of Net.Art. Let’s have a look at the definition and origins of it first. Net art, or Internet art, is describing the work made in the 1990s through the early 2000s that uses the Internet as a primary medium. As the popularization of web … read more

Brothers in Arms - Das B

Composition In Art

Cover art: Das B – Brothers in Arms Composition is a crucial concept in Art. It can be defined as the arrangement of elements within a work of art, however there is much more to it! In this article we will look at the definition of “composition”, rules for a good composition, if they should … read more

Why Do We Really Love Art? Art Therapy, Healing Through Art

“I’m not an abstractionist. I’m not interested in the relationship of colour or form or anything else. I’m interested only in expressing basic human emotions: tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on.” – Mark Rothko In this article we will talk about the history, concepts and practices related to Art Therapy and Colour Psychology. Art therapy is the … read more

Understanding Abstract Art

How to Understand Abstract Art

What actually is Abstraction? How to Understand Abstract Art. Abstractly speaking, the term “abstraction” in its main sense is a conceptual processwhere general rules and concepts come from the usage and classification of specificexamples, literal symbols, primary principles or other methods. “An abstraction” is the outcome of this process. The word “abstract” means to separate … read more

How To Start An Art Collection?

Why collecting art? There is a popular belief that collecting art is only a preserve to the rich and the old. This is, however, a widespread myth as there clearly is no reason why one can not start collecting art pieces at any age. A lot of art enthusiasts admit that they have started their … read more

A Queer Walk Through Art – Presenting 7 Queer Artists from Our Gallery

The term “queer” has a deep and complex history. Starting from the 19th century onwards it has been used by LGBTQIA+ people to refer to themselves and identify themselves as well as it has been a term of abuse. In the recent years, it has become a fluid and broad term for people of different … read more

What Does It Mean To Be A Woman In Art?

For example, in London there are 134 galleries which represent 3163 artists, and within them only 31% of the represented artists are women. 78% of the galleries represent more men than women, 17% of the galleries represent more women than men and only 5% represent an equal number of male and female artists.

Interview with Artist Paula Anuska

Hi Paula, how is the start of your day? Hi everyone, it has been a great morning so far, being in such exquisite company and a savory cup of tea at 10 o’clock in the morning. What is it you do and how did you get into it? I am an illustrator and aesthetic creator, … read more

5 tips to select the best picture frame

The fact that the frame is important is undeniable. However, most people don’t give enough attention when choosing it, mostly because they don’t think about its importance or because they simply don’t know what to choose. If you are unsure about the choice, you would appreciate the following 5 points to follow. 1. The style … read more

Which paper should I choose for my prints?

It can be hard to find the perfect paper for a printing job and sometimes it’s the opposite: the artwork requires a specific type of paper. Whichever is the case one thing is certain, we have to know the basics to make a good decision. In this post we will discuss exactly those, the fundamentals. … read more

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