All posts by "Afzal Ibrahim"

Founder, Editor
An experimenter at heart, aspiring to live my life simple and peaceful. Founder and Editor at The Artist Blog
Henri Matisse paintings dance

According to Matisse’s artistic enemies, he was a “raging animal” mocking their comfortable realism with bright colors and unconventional forms. Henri Matisse paintings always carried a personality of an unconventional ...
Why Is Mona Lisa Painting Famous?

A question often asked – Why Is Mona Lisa Painting Famous? At first glance, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa appears to be just another portrait of a woman. The work, ...
famous paintings satire

What is art? The dictionary definition of art says that it is “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects” (Merriam-Webster) But the ...
Why We Make Art? What Motivates Artist to Create Art?

Being one of the most creative ways of expressing human experience, we have used art as a means of telling stories. Why we make art? – We make art to ...
Street Art Has A Remarkable Attitude, Satire And Creativity

Street is authentic. Street Art is Super Authentic Some street artists might unapologetically say that street art is the greatest art movement of our time and others could care less ...
Garden at Sainte-Adresse by Claude Monet

Are titles mandatory for classic paintings? Can title-less paintings stand the test of time? Claude Monet didn’t bother assigning titles to his paintings; he considered himself satisfied with brief descriptions, ...

The purposes, motivations, intentions, and inspirations behind art are endless. The definition of art remains controversial and multifarious, but the influence of art gets better once you allow your conscience to ...

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude. Humans are creatures of habit and routine. We often miss seeing the average, everyday things that surround us. When ...

Frida Kahlo Paintings

Frida Kahlo lived the epitome of alegría—a lust for life. She was infamous for her social fire. She danced, flirted, and seduced. Her ferocious tongue rolled out a black sense ...