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Discover art, design and culture articles on abstract theme. You will find inspirations behind a work of art, messages for life that a work of art seeks to convey, techniques employed by artist to create masterpieces and features latest news and trends in art world

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 artist In later years, visitors to his home and studio ...
famous-jackson-pollock-paintings

Paul Jackson Pollock widely known as Jackson Pollock was an American painter who was born on 28 January 1912 in Cody, Wyoming, United States and died on 11 August 1956 in Springs, New York, United States. This article contains 15 most famous Jackson ...

Leo Tolstoy could be called a father of abstract expressionism and the expressionist movements of the 19th and 20th centuries. His “Expression Theory” centered on the idea that art elicits and provokes emotion in the viewer. Tolstoy believed that the ...

When discussing the difference between modern and contemporary art it is important to tell the story of Gustave Courbet, a French painter who spearheaded the Realist movement in 19th century French painting. By challenging the prevailing concepts and the Romanticism ...

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 we do think outside of our routines, we often think ...
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 of humour and sharp wit. She kept a home for ...

“I am constantly disguising and adding information, masking figuration, and opening and closing spaces in the canvas until the composition behaves in a way that challenges the paintings hanging on the wall next to it” – Vance says The paintings ...
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory Painting by Salvador Dali.

If one were to just take a look at the photos of Salvador Dali online, you would know immediately this was no ordinary individual.  With his crazy moustache and bizarre quotes, he expressed his opinion constantly, and especially through his ...
Prague - Top Art Attractions. Image Courtesy Petra Hämmerleinova

Beaches, lakes, cabin getaways—all of these are fine choices for a vacation, and you may find inspiration from any of them. But what about a destination with a proven history of colorful artistic expression? How about a place that has ...