Category Archive: Art

Entertainment News and the Critic

Entertainment news publications and online editions have sections written by critics. These could be movie reviews for a film that has released at a theater near you. It could also be the music reviews for an album that is slowly climbing up the charts. Critics have been panned by artists for centuries. Many artists relegate …

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Dubai Art Galleries Events

Over the last decade, Dubai has made headlines around the world, mostly due to its larger-than-life developments and staggering rate of growth. Less championed, Dubai is also creating a name for itself in the art world as the new place to do business. A recent survey of 60 international art galleries shows many are turning …

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Art Paintings From Your Photo

The market for Chinese contemporary art has developed at a feverish pace, becoming the single fastest-growing segment of the international art market. Since 2004, prices for works by Chinese contemporary artists have increased by 2,000 percent or more, with paintings that once sold for under $50,000 now bringing sums above $1 million. Nowhere has this …

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Why Wear Wearable Art Statement Jewelry

Wearable Art Jewelry makes a statement in itself, this type of jewelry is for those of you want to stand out from the crowd. Be prepared to make a statement when wearing a one off creation of wearable art. This sort of jewelry may come at a price, however, it never loses it’s appeal, truly …

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Art Imagery Can Increase Personal Enjoyment

In our living room, hanging on ornamental chains from the cathedral ceiling, is a matted and framed 16″ x 20″ print of a picture that I took some time ago. The subject is a pair of wild Canada Geese in silhouette, circling each other, together with their reflections, on a pond. Behind them, at the …

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Japanese Art and Inspiration to Artists Around the World

The history of painting reaches far back in time, spanning all cultures, and developments in Eastern painting match those in Western painting, and African-, Indian-, Islamic-, Jewish-, Chinese and Japanese art have had tremendous influence on Western art. Today Japanese contemporary art takes many forms, ranging from video games, paintings, architecture and advertisements, and although …

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The New Media and Arts Landscape

The Internet has caused a shift in infrastructure that is affecting all media based industries which also includes many of the arts. We have seen similar shifts in the economic landscape of the past. Many professions simply disappeared as technology changed. Indeed, some arts and crafts have fallen to less expensive means of production. It …

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The Art of Duplicity

Twenty-seven years ago I promised a convicted felon I would store her art collection until her son would take for it for her. This collection is not some small assembling of prints or photos. The collection includes seven oil paintings, some as large as a doorway.  There are wall-size Georgia O’Keefe-type flowers bursting in reds …

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