Immerse yourself in the beauty of Past Masterpieces
How are we to understand what is before us if we do not take a moment to appreciate the Past. This section is dedicated to learning and introducing the vast and rich history of the Art World. Immerse yourself in the diverse themes and genres of Fine Art and enlighten yourself on the Past triumphs of Fine Art.
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Despite the off-putting nature of this Genre. Step into the part of Art that is meant to question your own morals and put to the forefront the uncomfortable and the unpleasant.
Paper Cutouts to a whole new level of appreciation. Dive into the mind of Kara Walker and lean all about her use of Silhouette Drawing.
Some of the most disturbing and hauntingly beautiful drawings ever created. Egon Schiele is by far one of the best figure artists of all time.
It is true that the term “Kitch” has carried with it a sting of pretension, and I don’t completely disagree with that. The term “Kitch” makes reference in the Art world to work that has no intrinsic meaning or purpose and is ultimately aesthetically low brow. Art that is just art and nothing else; primary … Continue reading Welcome Kitch, to the Gallery…
Lady with Hair Ribbon. Lichtenstein. 1965 Roy Lichtenstein’s work personifies the ideologies of the American Pop Art Movement. Many believe that the New Art Movement was in a way a rebellion to the convention of art, but rather it was an understanding and reaction to the social issues and paradigm of the time. The simplification … Continue reading Roy Lichtenstein. Lady With Hair Ribbon. 1965
When someone asks you, “Who inspires you to create?”, you wonder firstly, where do I begin. You ask yourself, well, how much to I say? What’s the really interesting part? Will it really matter in the end? Frankly, an artist, talking about the great works that inspire them will go on for days. So bare … Continue reading Al Hirschfeld: The Emotion of a Line
An Overview of Nudity in Art History Having moved to Australia for 2 years now, and being away from the safety of the University Art building walls, I have come to realise that nudity is still such a taboo subject in today’s world. As an art student, you are never too far away from “the … Continue reading Why Paint the Figure Nude