Art Forms

South American Art

The Art of Latin American Lettering

Latin American lettering is a legacy of craft-based traditions with a strong design and vibrant colors enhanced by an aesthetic with a rich...

Maria Frazzoni 15 April 2019

Artist Stories

Alec Soth’s American Landscapes, Global Interiors

Alec Soth is a contemporary American photographer who so far has specialized in capturing his native US. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he...

Magda Michalska 13 April 2019

Sculpture

Sacred Signs – Prehistoric Sculpture

It seems that forming figurative shapes out of natural materials has always been with us. As humans developed, a bigger, more sophisticated brain...

Candy Bedworth 9 April 2019

Ancient Greece

Jewelry in Ancient Greece: Hellenistic Period Pieces

When approaching art or the history related to it, certain questions arise. Such as the who what when where and significance of the object of work of...

Rachel Witte 3 April 2019

Sculpture

Art of the Brick – Nathan Sawaya’s Lego Works

Lego springs to mind as one of the key toys of many people’s childhoods. Whether building houses, spacecrafts or just stepping on that elusive...

Nadine Waldmann 27 March 2019

Women Artists

Lee Miller – Photographing the Extremes

Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a model, a fashion photographer, a war photographer, a muse and a gourmet cook. She lived the life to the fullest with all...

Joanna Kaszubowska 12 March 2019

Sculpture

The Eyes Have It: The Moai of Easter Island

The monolithic moai statues on Easter Island have long been shrouded in mystery. Almost a thousand years since their creation, they still fascinate...

Nadine Waldmann 5 March 2019

Sculpture

Five Fun Facts About Gargoyles – Quirky Creatures of the Middle Ages and Beyond

Everybody loves gargoyles! I used to think I was alone in this, but I've come to learn that's not at all true. In case any of you don't know, a...

Alexandra Kiely 2 March 2019

Fashion

Voyage Cinétique II – Kinetic Art on the Runway

Transforming a woman's body into a piece of art, the Venezuelan Oscar Carvallo introduced 35 outfits with prints, textures, cuts and details created...

Gabriela Hurtado 18 February 2019

Women Artists

Remembering Alma Thomas

Abstract Expressionism was a movement dominated by male artists. Painters such as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning have held centre...

Heather Johnson 15 February 2019

Women Artists

Making Meaning: Charlotte Salomon Painting Her Childhood

The artist Charlotte Salomon was tragically killed in the gas chamber at Auschwitz at the age of 26, whilst 5 months pregnant. She left behind two...

Candy Bedworth 9 February 2019

Literature

5 Best Art Books for 2019. My Inspirational Reading List

Every year, I create a new reading list that includes novels, non-fiction, and art books. Today, I am sharing with you my 2019 reading list of books...

Roma Piotrowska 7 February 2019