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Art And Culture

Articles covering a wide range of art and culture topics, from history of art to reviews along with general arts news and issue of interest to contemporary artists and art lovers alike.

The Art Of The Steal: Appropriation

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Joseph Cornell had a huge exhibition displaying 80 pieces of his work in 2015 at the Royal Academy in London. Within the art world he won the admiration of Marcel Duchamp and Robert Motherwell. Among art collectors, his assemblage boxes…

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6 Great Abstract Artists You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Painting may be the artistic medium that has been declared ‘dead’ more times than any other, but for as long as there exists some kind of paint, some kind of painting surface and some kind of human being to bring…

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Artists Take Note: Online Courses And Career-Driven Professionals

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In an age when everything has moved online, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are becoming increasingly popular educational models. Distance learning and online resources are now part of some more formal and traditional qualifications. But, as a creative professional, where…

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How To Be A Sell Out: Benefits of Using Your Own Artist Website

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You are an artist in a competitive market, you want and you need to sell work. Do not rely on others to do this for you; third party web-shop options, middle men, may not be the most efficient ways for…

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Synesthesia: Music, Art & The Pursuit of Totality

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Brandishing a brush like a baton, the cliché of the expressionistic artist as composer, pretentious and serious, is worn out. It is an image that lends itself to modernism, to the turn of the 20th century, when the abstract became…

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The News Today Will Be The Artworks Of Tomorrow

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Headlines grab us: that is their job. Photojournalism hits home hard: the best examples have become morbid bookmarks in the history of modern man as well as symbols of national identity. This post skims over the surface of visual culture…

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Domesticity: Home is Where Your Art Is

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The domestic dwelling, for many of us, is where we spend most of our time. It is where we want to be and where we always go back to. In the words of Homer Simpson: “what’s the point of going…

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Where Can You Exhibit Your Work? – Alternative Art Spaces

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With the price of gallery space at an all-time high, space of any kind being at a premium and opportunities to exhibit within the arts dwindling fast, it is important to think outside the box and diversify. This post looks…

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First Thursday Blues: How To Navigate Private Views

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Unless you are the type of person who can flit from one social circle to another, they are nightmares: the constant explanations, the chin rubbers, the ‘I-am-just-here-for-the-free-wine-ers’, the outlandish outfits and the same old questions. Private views sneak up on…

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Space Without Limits: Online Art Exhibitions

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Technology has changed the way we think about space – it has taken on a new meaning, physical limits have become arbitrary and a notion of ‘unlimited’ space, inconceivable sweeping vistas of virtual plains unspool before us. Paradoxically, these spaces…

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