People have always asked the question; what is art and who or what is an artist? Simply put, an artist is someone who makes art. The terms of being an artist have never been entirely clear. Are artists self-defined? Must they make money off their creative work (a certain amount)? What kinds of creative work count? Can you be a professional artist if you spend 30 hours a week doing something besides making art?
It is officially the holiday season and that means its time to figure out what on earth you are going to get everyone! We’ve pulled together a little gift guide for the creative people in your life to make things a little bit easier and spark a little bit of inspiration.
As one of the modern world’s most controversial street artist, Banksy has developed an entire art subculture. His work is one of the most easily identifiable and tends to have a profound impact on any location. For years his identity was largely unknown. He has worked with numerous types of street art media and his work often includes many powerful, often controversial images gaining an impressive viral status.
Surrealism's origins lay in the late 1910s and early ’20s. Many don't realise that it began as a literary movement that experimented with a new type of expression called automatic writing, or automatism. The movement sought to release the unbridled
In 1907, after recovering from the failure of fame of the Vienna Ceiling Paintings, Klimt began to work thereafter, with weakened confidence. In one of his letters, he said, “Either I am too old, or too nervous, or too stupid—there
In today’s high-stress work environment, it’s essential to practice a few DIY at home art therapy exercises. It’s time you stopped worrying and turned to art to reconcile. We’ve compiled a list of art therapy exercises you could possibly inculcate
Loving Vincent, the biopic based on Vincent van Gogh’s life and times releases in 2017 and we really can’t wait. Here’s why: to begin with its ranked as ‘the first entirely painted feature film in the world’, this momentous task
Creative blocks occur to all of us, nobody is isolated from this career-damaging frustrating standstill. The good news is, there is a solution. The easiest way to get back your creative juices in action is to breathe and take inspiration. If