Articles about art
What is art? is a simple question and there have been numerous definitions given. But to exactly define what is art is very difficult for it can encompass anything and everything and to find a single definition that satisfies everyone is impossible. According to Leo Tolstoy, the activity of...
Anyone can and should buy art. Buy what you like and what you can afford. However, assembling an art collection is a little different matter. Your artwork in a collection should relate together in some manner. Maybe you want to collect Disney art, tropical art, or inspirational art.
Madrid Spain is full of great attractions for visitors and especially for those interested in art. The city is home to 3 top level art museums in what has come to be called the Golden Triangle of Art: The Prado, The Reina Sofia and El Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza commonly called 'The Thyssen'.
For fans of martial art movies there are so many great choices. The martial art encompasses a lot of different art forms and the movies often bring out the beauty of the art. Martial arts movies are very entertaining. The movies listed here are my top 10...
If you are an art lover, and planning to visit Dallas, Texas, you will find an astonishing array of art museums, galleries, public and private art. Whether your taste runs to classic or modern art, or something entirely different, Dallas, Texas has a number of wonderful art venues!
As an art historian I often get asked: "what is art?" My answer is: anything can be art if someone says its art and the person listening agrees or just accepts the speaker's opinion. Instead of attempting to answer the broad question "what is art?" this article shows how one painting, Willem de Kooning's Woman I, 1950-2, many find ugly and incomprehensible came to be valued more than a million dollar and a highlight of one of the world's most respected museums.
As we progress further and further into the 21st century, art work is becoming increasingly more diverse and many people discuss and argue over whether art has to hold meaning or depict a subject. So, really, what is art? And can each of us, as individuals, judge whether or...
HOW TO BECOME AN ARTIST There are an infinite amount of ways to make art. You've got music, painting, drawing, digital art, film, theater, poetry, woodworking, and ice-sculpting to name a few. The more options, the easier it is to do, right? YES.....and no. ...
iTunes on your computer.
An internet connection.
An iTunes account. It is easier to get album art with an iTunes account but there is another way to still get the same effect.
If you have iTunes account, do steps 1-4. If you don't do steps 5-9.
Open iTunes and log into your account...
The Pre-Raphaelite artists created grand visions of rich colour and ideal images of beauty, death, mythology or historical events. Influenced by Romanticism, these artists sought freedom of expression and were inspired by the Medieval age. The beauty of nature also motivated the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and was also a spiritual focus for this group.
Art cards are sometimes called pocket art. They are called pocket art because they measure 2 1/2" x 3 1/2". This is the same size as a standard baseball card. Art cards are widely collected because they are often original pieces of art work. Learn more about collecting art cards and the movements associated with these cards.