Category Archives: ART NEWS

Decorative items: A Guide to Showcase your Passions for Art

Decorative items: A Guide to Showcase your Passions for Art

One of the beautiful things about art is how evocative and personal it can be. This is especially true if you are looking to add personality to your home with specific decorative items. These objects can be found in an art gift shop and really give your living space that special sense of home. We all love art […]

Twelve of the Best Museums in the World

best museums in the world

The best pieces of art, generated from thousands of years of human invention, need to be placed in the best museums to show our appreciation.  Around the world are some of the most prestigious and beautiful museums known to humankind and all of them contain a literal treasure-trove of priceless artifacts from days gone by […]

Epic Narratives in Classic Art Masterpieces

Art Masterpices - Mythology

Western culture has always been extremely interested in the mythic figures and stories of antiquity.  For hundreds of years, mythologies of all kinds have been a staple subject of many art masterpieces and have contributed to a long tradition of epic narratives in art.  From the Abrahamic religions to western mythologies, the stories we have […]

The History of the Nativity Scene in Art

Adoarion of the Magi - Leonardo da Vinci

One of the most popular and notable Christmas scenes in the public eye is the Nativity scene – the birth of Jesus in the manger. While Christmas is a mostly secular tradition nowadays, the date is inextricably linked through its religious history. The name of the date itself refers to “Christ’s Mass,” and has only […]

Easy home decorating ideas for that perfect style you crave

home decorating ideas

Home decorating ideas help develop your own unique style One of the biggest challenges of making your home truly unique is how to properly decorate.  There are so many different styles, options and things to consider when you’re trying to put your personal stamp onto your home that it can, at times, be extremely daunting.  […]

The motivating power of Sex in Art

Sex in Art the Motivating Power

Since the ancient times, art has been a fixture of human development.  It has helped us figure out our emotions and thoughts and has progressed social values and culture.  Art has been there for us to share our experiences and showcase what drives and motivates us for tens of thousands of years. While different eras […]

The Most Expensive Paintings – Are these Masterpieces worth that much?

Most expensive painting, Gauguin, De Koonings, Pollock, Roth

The art world is a very subjective space. The quality of art is defined, essentially, by the opinion of experts and the price of said art is open to interpretation as well – art isn’t sold like a car or a book; auctions are the most important way that famous art gets sold. This ensures that […]

The Strange and Shocking: Important Scandals that hit the Art World

Art world scandals - The strange and shocking

The Art world into question It’s no surprise that the Art world has seen countless numbers of events that shook up the status quo. Within any conversation is a dissenting voice, and sometimes that voice is tailor-made to hit to the very heart of established viewpoints. The art world has always functioned in this same […]

Basquiat’s Unconventional Love Life, Basquiat and Madonna

Basquiat and Madonna - Love affair

A complicated young man, diverse in his talents and interests, Jean-Michel Basquiat was many things at once. He was a brilliant artist, an avant-garde, a politicizing and inspiring figure, but most importantly, a human who loved. He loved many things, from art to specific people, being sure to only truly open up to those he […]