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Jean-Michel Basquiat — A Remarkable Figure of Neo-Expressionism

Jean-Michel Basquiat — A Remarkable Figure of Neo-Expressionism

Going back to the late 70s, Neo-Expressionism emerged as a surprisingly new ray of artistic form in the world of art. Being one of the initial stages of postmodernism, it developed as a highly individual, raw, and brutal way of ...

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What Makes Controversial Art Controversial?

What Makes Controversial Art Controversial?

No matter how much you like something, there are always things in it that step over the borderline of what is allowed and what is not. This is particularly applicable to art. Art has never been a place for restrictions; ...

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Stencil Street Art by STRA

Stencil Street Art by STRA

Over the last ten years, street art has transformed from mainstream activity into the fresh and unique branch of world art. Lots of big cities of America, Europe, and Asia riddle with all kinds of murals on the walls, capturing ...

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Angelov Franco: A Mixed Media Art Wizard

Angelov Franco: A Mixed Media Art Wizard

Mixed media art has an unusual way of combining objects to create one-of-a-kind works. Some objects may seem like trash or like nothing to one person, but the artist may see another. For this reason, creativity is key when brainstorming ...

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The Amazing World of NYC Street Art

The Amazing World of NYC Street Art

New York is truly regarded as the center of contemporary art in the United States. There are hundreds of galleries and museums featuring works by both world-famous artists and young contemporary creative amateurs. One of the movements in contemporary art ...

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The Amazing Louvre Trompe L’oeil

The Amazing Louvre Trompe L’oeil

Among a myriad of famous contemporary street artists, Jean Rene (or just JR) is also gaining publicity and popularity. At the end of March, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Louvre Pyramid creation, he created the Louvre Trompe-l’oeil – ...

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The British Museum Gets Banksy’s Artwork

The British Museum Gets Banksy’s Artwork

“Di-Faced Tenner” has become the first Banksy’s artwork that has officially received the status of a museum exhibit. The British Museum got its first art piece created by an anonymous street artist. “Di-Faced Tenner” represents a copy of a ten-pound ...

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Top 5 Contemporary Street Artists You Should Know About

Top 5 Contemporary Street Artists You Should Know About

Long gone are the days when street art was considered the lowest form of visual art. Today, street art is recognized as full-fledged fine art, just like Pop Art, Cubism, and Impressionism. Moreover, some pieces of street art can even compete ...

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