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The Beautiful Genre of Environmental Art

Environmental Art is a new trending form of Art. We all know that it takes a special kind of creative sensibility to create great art. However, it takes a different type entirely to incorporate a concept with the natural world itself. From indoor installations to using the great outdoors itself as a set-piece, the concept of […]

A Sneak Peek into the Underworld of Art Crimes

Art Crimes - Guernica MoMA

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) founded in 2004 a rapid deployment Art Crime Team (ACT). The 16 special agents are in charge of addressing art and cultural property crimes in a specific geographical area. According to FBI, Art Theft Program Manager Bonnie Magness-Gardiner, following the events of the 2003 Baghdad Iraq Museum […]

The most amazing public art installations worldwide

Public art installation - Ottmar Horl

One of the greatest gifts a city can give to its citizens is the gift of a great public art installation. As one of the prime examples of the success of a city, public art has always been a necessary component for a metropolitan city to flourish and really individuate itself from every other city […]

Projection Mapping – The Next Step in Public Art

As a relatively new field of artistic expression, Projection Mapping has gone from an interesting gimmick to gaining more and more traction in the art community at large as the years go on, and has become a fantastic contemporary showcase of talent and design choice.  By utilizing the space in everyday life – from buildings […]

Murals: The City’s clothing in contemporary society

Murals: The City’s clothing in contemporary society

All around the world, no matter what city you find yourself in, murals predominate as the primary art form in public spaces. Whether it’s graffiti artists tagging street corners and dilapidated buildings or a more traditional piece taking up an entire side of a skyscraper, it’s hard to be in any major city and not […]

Ottmar Hörl: The artist’s Worldview

Worldview by German artist Ottmar Horl

Is it possible that the artist’s worldview is different from that of our own? Are artists successful in depicting reality because “they see more” or do they “see more” because they have acquired the skill to do so? Moreover, the German conceptual artist Ottmar Hörl raises important questions regarding perception while challenging the pedestal of […]

Weird and wild art exhibitions worldwide

Art Exhibitions

No matter where you are in the world, vibrant and expressive art exhibitions exist. Whether it’s right out in the open or tucked away in a little studio, the galleries and museums of the world are all determined to showcase their best and brightest talents to feed the heart and soul of their communities. Of […]

The Development of Western Art

Western Art Evolution

The canon of the western art has a varied and long-lived history. Throughout the ages, artistic schools and modes of expression have been documented and studied, giving us access to all the masterpieces we know and love today. These eras and periods spanned anywhere from several hundreds of years to mere decades, but each has […]

The Infamous World of Art Forgery

For every beautiful masterpiece created by a laboring artist, there is an equally capable and no less idealistic forger ready to make as much money as possible.  Throughout time people have been passing off forgeries as originals to bilk the prospective art collector out of their money, but some of them have gone above and […]

How Artistic Trends Emerge

Nina Pandolfo, Breathe Slowly, 2015

Since the dawn of time, artistic trends are inner parts of the evolution and the History. As an ongoing dialogue, the history of Art has a long and colorful map of where it derives inspiration from. For the Greeks, it was the Muses. For the Enlightenment, it was Science and Liberalism. For contemporary artists, however, […]