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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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It’s a fascinating question for new and experienced oil painters alike: What surface — or ‘support’, to use the popular painters’ parlance — should you actually be painting on when you work with oils? You probably won’t be taken aback…

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The south London art college that gave the world the ‘Camberwell School’

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Camberwell School of Arts

Camberwell, one of London’s many historically acclaimed art colleges, has developed some of the country’s most accomplished artists.

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What is beauty in art—and does it still matter?

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How have notions of beauty evolved in art down the centuries, and what do they tell us about the beauty of the art of today?

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What Is the Role of the Male Nude in the Art of Today?

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It’s fair to say that the male nude in art has undergone something of a chequered history.

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The Many Wonderful Ways Artists Have Used Ink Down the Years

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As a drawing and painting medium, ink has been available to us for as long as almost any alternative.

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Seeing Spots at the Yayoi Kusama Museum

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Yayoi Kusama Museum Japan

Free of interference from the outside world, the inside of the infinity box almost feels like it could be another dimension.

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How Major Cities Shape Up For Artists: Madrid

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One only needs to wander around the capital to see all manner of colour and creativity.

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The CWAJ’s 62nd Contemporary Japanese Print Show

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Host of Japan’s most prestigious contemporary print fair, the College Women’s Association of Japan is a little-known powerhouse of an organisation supporting women and the visually impaired in the country. Connected through a love of English, members of the CWAJ…

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World’s First Digital Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan: A Multi-Sensory Experience

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digital art museum tokyo

Stimulate your senses at the Mori Building Digital Art Museum, the world’s first digital art museum in Tokyo.

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The progressive early history of Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art

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Glasgow school of art

A look at the Glasgow School of Art’s early history, influence and devastation.

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