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Over the last decade, digital artists have become an integral part of the art industry. Technologies indeed shape the market and our understanding of art itself, and it is essential to pay attention to the impact they exert.
On June 2, Cape Town’s art gallery Nel presented a new exhibition titled “Echoes of My Mind” by Luxolo Witvoet. Using cartoon-style artworks, the South African artist recreates reality and uses memory as a source of reference.
When some art-savvy people want to impress you by the numbers, they usually recite a list of the most expensive paintings in the world. Trying to make you say “wow,” people often forget about other worth-mentioning pieces – art prints. Let’s fight this cruel injustice and take a look at the five most expensive prints that have been sold so far.
Sculpting is more than just a desire to create two- or three-dimensional art. If you want to become a sculptor and build a fruitful art career, below you will find some clear-cut answers to some commonly asked questions.
Vincent van Gogh’s bipolar disorder, Edvard Munch’s anxiety, and Claude Monet’s attempted suicide made many people of the past foster the notoriously known stereotype of a “mad artist.” Creativity and mental health have been the focus of many pieces of research for years, especially in relation to art therapy, and yet the firm link between the two hasn’t been proved by any of them. In all fairness, some similarities can look like a cause-and-effect relationship, but it fades away when you look into the context of the problem.
For some reason, there are quite a few those who are skeptical about therapeutic influence and the power of creating artworks. In reality, though, a creative activity, such as painting, sketching, clay making, and sculpting, is proven to have an array of positive effects on the mental health and general well-being of a person. Why is art a good hobby, and what can it bring you?
Landscape art falls into three categories: representational, impressionistic, and abstract. People often describe all three types separately and yet rarely try to see them as one aesthetic force and reveal the complexity of a mix. To see how such a combination is possible, let’s explore the art of Mexican artist Axa Montero who creates immersive landscapes that are representational by the look and impressionistic by nature.