Basquiat and Warhol: Exploitative or even-handed relationship?

Basquiat and Warhol - wall in Wynwood, Miami FL

Basquiat and Warhol, the Pop Art master, became good friends and constant collaborators, creating works of art that were vibrant and brilliant.  Was this relationship authentic, however, or did it have a slightly darker side? During the rise of the hip-hop, punk, and street art movements of the late 1970’s, Basquiat started his rise to […]

Mondrian’s 100 year legacy

Mondrian art, 100 year legacy

Mondrian Art lasting influence Two years ago, the 1929 piece called Composition 3, with Red, Blue, Yellow and Black, was sold to a buyer for over twice its estimate. This iconic image is fully representative of Mondrian’s style, one that has been imitated and utilized for over a generation and still, today, reminds us fully […]

Art interpretation: How to Appreciate Art – the best sources for personal growth

Art Interpretation - Venus de Milo Sculpture - Blog article - Art news

Art interpretation and understanding within your grasp for personal growth In this day and age, information is evolving and the ways we approach art interpretation and comport ourselves to learning about art is changing rapidly. We can, in one instance, view any number of great works of art instantly, from anywhere in the world. This […]

Will flood of exhibits worldwide create Picasso art overdose?

Picasso art - 40 Picasso exhibitions in 3 years to celebrate artist's interest for the region

No less than 37 exhibitions devoted to Picasso art – the true painting genius of the twentieth century – are planned until 2019. A phenomenon that art experts justify by his protean talent. Once upon a time an artist born under the reign of King Alfonso XII in Spain, who lived two world wars, many revolutions […]

The Mystery of the Self – Individuality through Frida Kahlo’s portraiture

Frida Kahlo - Portraiture -The Two Fridas

Frida’s art of portraiture Frida Kahlo’s portraiture has captured the imagination of the world for decades and allowed us to get a personal, intimate glimpse into one of the most famous artists of our time. Not only have her art inspired artists of all kinds, she was one of the members of the vanguard of […]

The Surrealist Love and Bizarre Romance of Rene Magritte

Surrealist Love by Rene Magritte - painting The Lovers II

As one of the leading figures of the surrealist movement of the early 20th century, Rene Magritte has lent his talents and artistic genius towards a movement that has forced us to consider things in a new light and question our presuppositions of what art should be. From his compelling meditations on humanity, such as […]

Designing with Toilet Paper – A Showcase of Maurizio Cattelan

Toilet Paper Collection by Maurizio Cattelan

The History of Toilet Paper Maurizio Cattelan, in collaboration with the Italian photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari, created ToiletPaper Magazine a bi-annual visual publication. Started in 2009, it still runs and still is an interesting amalgam of cultural forces on the artistic publishing world. As reported by The New Yorker, Cattelan “had so much fun” working with […]

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 […]