Art And Culture

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Media in focus: mosaic art

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Mosaic at Park Guell in Barcelona by Antoni Gaudi

Mosaic is an ancient art form that once enjoyed enormous prestige in both secular and religious architecture across Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

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Express yourself: the art history of the selfie

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The desire for control over one’s self-image has been a concern of artists for centuries

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Call for art submissions: Togetherness Project

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A Bracknell Forest councillor is calling on artists for an inspiring initiative for 2021. Deputy Mayor Michael Gbadebo is seeking artists’ help to celebrate the values of kindness and togetherness in society, and to raise money for local charities. “I…

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Art you can enjoy outdoors: the UK’s best sculpture gardens and art trail

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Here is ArtWeb’s guide to the UK’s best sculpture parks and art trails, chock-full of works by renowned contemporary artists.

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7 career goals for artists

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What goals should you aim for in your artistic career?

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Should you reproduce your original artworks as prints?

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reproduce original artworks as prints

Having multiple income streams is key to building a successful art business, but is reproducing original artworks as prints right for you?

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Beyond creation: other careers in the art world

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Consider these art careers for extra income or to connect with others in the art world.

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The DIY art schools revolutionising art education

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alternative art schools

Around the world, these radical MFA programmes are offering alternative models to traditional institutionalised arts education.

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The best surfaces to paint on when using oils

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best surfaces for oil painting

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 when told…

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Media in focus: tapestry

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Today, tapestry is enjoying a rebirth, fuelled by contemporary artists embracing its ancient techniques.

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