Category: Art

Influential Art Movements That Changed The World

Art has always been an important part of the human experience. Some of the earliest artefacts left behind by our ancestors were artworks that stood the test of time and proved that we’ve always had an intrinsic fascination with creating something new. Art has evolved countless times over the years and undergone a series of…



The Oldest Paintings In The World

Humankind has been creating art for countless thousands of years. In fact, some of the earliest signs of our ancestors that have been discovered over the years are almost always related to small pieces of art that we created during our development….



The World’s Most Expensive Artworks

Millions of people all over the world are in agreement that art is subjective. While there are certainly many others who dispute this claim, there is no denying that some artworks have received a lot more attention than others have over the course of history. In fact, art collectors can often be quite competitive when…



What Is Cubism?

The art movement, which became known as Cubism, was invented by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. It was formed around the beginning of the 20th century and, as art historians term it, Cubism was a revolutionary way of depicting reality. What we mean by this is that instead of depicting a subject as it appears…



How Art Can Benefit Our Health

Humans have been creating art since before the beginning of recorded history. Cave paintings as far back as 30000 years have been found, testament to our need to create and document our presence on this planet. It’s considered by many as the one of the true, defining aspects of our species, and it’s something that…



The Best Way To Start Your Art Collection

An art collection is not like an investment in stocks and bonds. It is an investment in your quality of life, your home, your enjoyment as well as the lives of the artists who created these masterpieces. So, is starting to collect art as simple as going into your nearest gallery and buying up all…



Stolen Art That Has Never Been Recovered

Art theft is as old as art and theft, and it has happened all over the world. In some cases, precious art works have been missing for ages, with no one knowing their current whereabouts. When the Babylonians sacked Jerusalem in 587 B.C., for example, the Ark of the Covenant disappeared from history. These thefts…



Kitsch Art Is Not Going Anywhere

Vladimir Tretchikoff’s Chinese Girl is one of the most prominent examples of kitsch art, but then again, according to some art lovers, so is the Mona Lisa. Love it or hate it, kitsch is here to stay….



The Future of The Art World

Art has been a part of humankind since the dawn of civilisation. For as long as we’ve inhabited the earth, we’ve always been drawn to leaving our mark in the form of creation. From cave paintings to the incredible works of the Renaissance, art has defined us as a collective for thousands of years….



7 Iconic and Influential Contemporary Photographers

While taking a photo is easy, taking a good photo is a little more difficult, and taking an iconic photo requires a master. Not only do you need to hit the shutter at the exact right moment, but your composition, colour coordination, light, and perspective all need to be spot-on and many don’t get this…