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8 exciting opportunities for artists in March

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Liverpool Parish Church - artist opportunities march

As spring arrives, and governments outline their plans to bring us out of lockdown, March brings a number of exciting opportunities for artists. Here is ArtWeb’s roundup of the open calls, commissions and art prizes to apply for this month!…

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The forgotten women artists of surrealism

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incognito woman face with green lips and pink brushstroke on face - women artists surrealism

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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5 lost masterpieces that changed art history

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Battle of Anghiari by Rubens - a emulation of one of Da Vinci's lost masterpieces of the same name.

We pay homage to five lost masterpieces whose importance is reflected only in the inspiration they provided to later artists.

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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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8 exciting opportunities for artists in February

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Although the UK’s galleries and exhibitions sadly remain closed as we head into February, this month does still bring a number of exciting opportunities for artists, from art prizes and commissions to international residencies. Here is ArtWeb’s round-up of the…

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Tips for joining and selling your art at artisan markets

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sell art at artisan markets

Selling art at artisan markets can be a great way to increase sales and visibility without the commitment of a brick-and-mortar store.

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How to prime paper and cardboard for oil painting

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A simple guide on how to prime these simple materials, allowing you to experiment without a hefty price tag attached.

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Life after London: an interview with artist Jo Oakley

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Artist Jo Oakley

Jo has been practicing as an artist for over 35 years. In 2015, she left the capital for Herne Bay, where in October 2020 she opened her own gallery, She Rose.

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The dos and don’ts of working on an art series

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Some helpful tips to consider when creating your own art series.

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Spotlight interview with surrealist artist Valerie A. Smith

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Valerie Smith is a surrealist artist from Maryland. She shares the artistic process, ideas, and inspiration behind her incredible paintings.

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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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