I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create. - Blake
William Blake was one of the earliest British poet, painter, engraver and visionary mystic who was remarkable in both poetry and the visual arts. He was a Romantic artist who illustrated and printed his own books. He never separated poetry from the art: text…Continue
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Eric Joisel was a Frenchman who set new standards in the art of origami. He began to develop his skills when he lost his job as a printing company manager during the last recession spends up to two weeks to create each figure and his work can sell for as much as €5,000 (£4,400).Continue
Flower- and-bird painting was separated from decorative art to form an independent genre around the 9th century. A great many artists painted in this genre during the Song dynasty and their subject matter included a rich variety of flowers, fruit , birds, insects and fish. Therefore this genre is not…Continue
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Here is my view of the over all destiny of the harmless animals around us.
They in us and we in them.
So i see this as major motivator.
I have a description of the Lady in the picture too.
She will search for the reason to…Continue
The illustration above showing a scene of the concubines’ daily lives gives us an impression that they are having fun by making up a party and…Continue
Added by Wong Tsz Mei on January 5, 2011 at 6:35am — No Comments
Gen Next hosted by Aakriti Art Gallery is the platform for the young contemporary artist. Here, painters, sculptors, photographers, print makers ,new media artists etc from across the world are encouraged to put up their works, showcase their skills and their ability to negotiate complex modern issues through their medium of choice.…Continue
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"And moving through a mirror clear
That hangs before her all the year,
Shadows of the world appear.
There she sees the highway near
Winding down to Camelot;" -- Lord Tennyson (Lady of Shallot)
Oops my glass slippers! Cinderella must have exclaimed to herself when she hurried out from…
The focal point of all activities in Kolkata Art Trust is to generate an aesthetic dialogue within the two domains – artist’s creative process and social. In other words, creating the dialogue within the artists and conveying the meanings further in public life. With time and events, Indian contemporary art has absorbed various roots and gained more vocabulary than ever before. Therefore, the understanding of present trends in art needs more than traditional habits of looking at art. While…Continue
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Adam Kaser specializes in sea forms.
The natural world that surrounds us is a source of inspiration to Adam Kaser. The secrets of the vast blue…Continue
In the current art scenario the works of Bharti Kher or Subodh Gupta at tandem with sculptures by Somnath Hore are fetching phenomenal prices in the art market/Auctions along with established western masters like Modigliani or Giacometti as witnessed in recent auctions. The…Continue
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From the painting we can see an elegant lady who was reclining on a fragrant censer and she allowed her imagination to roam at large. We could not know what is in her mind via the visual information, but the overall linear construction is so fluent that while viewing it, we are as if seeing the floating clouds and flowing water unrolling their gracefulness in nature and maybe it implies her tranquil mind. The reposing figure is stable with the… Continue
Knowing how to appreciate the works of art and can make a collection of them are pleasures in life. We take relish in admiring the beauty of our collections, and our appreciations of arts grow as time go by. It is a self-contained hobby to judge and test our estimative powers. The corresponding external performances in our working environments, the evaluations by others are outcomes of the interactions with the outside world. The connoisseur’s ability… Continue
Miroslav Tichy: The Man and his Camera
Miroslav Tichý studied art at the academy of Fine Arts in Prague (born 1926) and due to some unknown reason; he withdrew from the society and isolated himself in his hometown of Kyjov, Moravia, Czech Republic. During the late 1950s he forsook painting and became as distinctive as a Greek cynic philosopher. From 1960 onwards, he shifted focus to photography and began to shoot a series, mainly of neighboring women, that too with his bizarre…Continue
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The Chinese ancients used the expression“pi mo”(brush and ink) to describe the particularity of Chinese painting. Therefore brush and ink are not only deemed as a kind of materials just for the works of art;they are another interpretation of our philosophy of“Yin and Yang”.In traditional painting,using ink to good effect is prominent,for the subjects’inner qualities could be depicted delicately from the various comsistencies of the ink.Such… Continue
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