Many of those today who aspire to a sustainable artistic practice, or already have a long history of precisely that, have found themselves confronted with a major dilemma as London, New York and other more obvious art capitals have become…
Art And Culture
An artist’s book generally refers to an artwork which uses the form or function of a book. We take a closer look at this niche medium.
The boundaries between fine arts and crafts practices such as ceramics, weaving, printmaking and glassblowing are becoming more and more blurred.
Artweb looks at the history of arts patronage and asks how and where it can be found today.
The human body in art has scandalised viewers throughout history, while society continues to debate whose image should be memorialised in art, and how.
In 1971, the American art historian Linda Nochlin was asked: “Why have there been no great women artists?” In the now renowned essay of the same title, she set about answering this, deftly dismantling the cult of male genius, whilst…
We all know the works of Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst and Man Ray, but what about the women artists of surrealism? Whilst these names ring loud throughout the art historical canon, there are many others who have, until recently, fallen…
We pay homage to five lost masterpieces whose importance is reflected only in the inspiration they provided to later artists.
From gravity-defying romance to bittersweet break-ups, matters of the heart remain as alluring as ever.
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.