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History of Abstract Art

January 3, 2014 / 0 comments

Abstract art is a form of art in which an object or a form is developed in either a simplified way or an exaggerated manner. Abstract art is one of the major forms of art design which attracts a wide variety of people and art lovers. This form of art developed long back with a…

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The Most Expensive Paintings Sold at Auction

January 3, 2014 / 0 comments

The world’s most expensive paintings sold at auction are testament to the popularity of art, and the updated Top Ten List reveals a growing interest in contemporary art. Works from the Abstract Expressionism movement in America top the list followed by nouveau art, Picasso, Pop Art, Renaissance art, and figurative art from Francis Bacon. The…

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The Evolution of Modern Art

January 3, 2014 / 0 comments

Modern art opens up a broad spectrum of innovation and movements that cropped up in the mid-19th century. The Industrial Revolution ushered in a series of changes in the society, thereby forming the platform for a series of movements. These movements have left a huge impact on the art and culture of the contemporary period….

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The Influence of Jackson Pollock on Modern Abstract Painting

December 27, 2013 / 0 comments

One of the challenges for abstract painting in general, and for the American Color Field painters in particular, was to find a way to successfully create a larger format. The Cubist painters had utilized forms that limited the size of their pieces since they could not be related to one another in a unified manner…

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Five Famous Dog Paintings

December 27, 2013 / 0 comments

Art can be described in many ways. It can be good or bad. It can be modern, post-modern or classical. Art can even be described as inspirational. Despite the many ways there are to describe it, there is no true way to define it. Nevertheless, artists continue to express themselves through their pieces. Some will…

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Banksy Girl With Balloon

December 26, 2013 / 0 comments

Banksy’s status as the most successful and celebrated graffiti and street artist in the UK is not to be questioned. His early career greatly coincided with the aerosol boom in the 1980s in Bristol. From there, he learned to develop a technique which came to be known as stenciling or stencil art which allowed him…

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Marilyn Monroe Artwork by Andy Warhol

December 24, 2013 / 0 comments

Andrew Warhola (known as Andy Warhol) painted a variety of paintings of the actress Marilyn Monroe after she committed suicide in 1962. Warhol made it his goal to mass-produce his art by using a method called silk screen. This method involves enlarging and transferring a photo on to silk. A variety of colors are printed…

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