Author Archive for Stephanie Gavan

Cut and paste: 3 techniques to step up your collage game

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We present three artists who are collage in surprising ways, along with three techniques that you can try at home.

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Marketing for artists: should you start a newsletter?

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An artist newsletter can be a secret weapon for you to engage with your client base on a more personal level. This simple guide explains it all.

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Do you need an artist’s assistant?

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We offer tips on how to find the right assistant for you and how to make sure you get the most out of your time and investment.

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What is the role of patrons for artists today?

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Statue of Lorenzo de Medici, one of the most famous art patrons in history

Artweb looks at the history of arts patronage and asks how and where it can be found today.

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6 art documentaries to watch this International Women’s Day

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Yayoi Kusama - women artists art documentaries

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…

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The forgotten women artists of surrealism

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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…

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A 6-step guide to art commissions

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older white artist adding finishes touches to naturescape painting in art studio

Commissioning works best when it’s approached as a collaboration, not a service.

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The mental health benefits of making art

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Try these three art therapy exercises at home.

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Interview with Tag Beckett: painting, positivity and finding your own visual language

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In this artist interview, we speak to Dublin-based painter Tag Beckett about process, positivity and manifesting your own visual universe.

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Artists in love: 5 artworks to swoon over this Valentine’s Day

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Bronze statue The Kiss by Auguste Rodin (1882) in the Tuileries Garden with Egyptian obelisk in background - Paris, France

From gravity-defying romance to bittersweet break-ups, matters of the heart remain as alluring as ever.

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