Category: Art History

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

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

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.

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