The Art of Surrealism
Surrealism is an avant-garde cultural movement that explores the irrational and unconscious mind. In the aftermath of World War 1, this movement emerged in Europe in both literature and visual arts. Bizarre, jarring paintings emerged depicting logic-defying scenes, sometimes done very precisely, almost photo-realistic. “Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not […]
5 tips for new art collectors
Have you always wanted to buy art, but aren’t sure where to start? At first it might seem like uncertain grounds to navigate, but once you get the hang of it you can definitely be successful. Remember that even established art collectors had to start somewhere, so you can too. Find out 5 tips that […]
People and Portraits
No Fog Today by Irene Raspollini Portraiture is one of the oldest art forms. It began nearly 5000 years ago, when the only way to record someone’s appearance was through drawn portraits. Portrait painting was originally common amongst rulers or people from the upper classes. However, over the years portraiture has become more widely […]
Welcoming Winter with Art
Winter is setting in. Beyond the cold weather and holiday celebrations, winter is a season of newness, reflection and calming rest. So we couldn’t think of a better way to embrace the cold season than with art inspired by this powerful season. Cool colours, snowy scenes and an icy mood define this roundup of Winter themed art. There’s no need to resist Winter’s frost and snow – you might even find yourself looking forward to flurries!