Top 29 Art & Culture Blogs To Jump-Start Your Creativity

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Working in a creative field and looking for a little inspiration? Or just love art and looking to see what's trending? In addition to My Modern Met, there are tons of websites that can help you get over the creative hump and keep you abreast of what's happening in the art world.

Whether you want to read in-depth artist interviews or simply scroll past imagery to get your creative juices flowing, there is something for everyone. We've scoured the internet to find the best art and culture blogs online today. Here's our curated list of the top 29 art sites now. Get clicking and see what's happening in the art world today.

Want to stay inspired? Check out our list of the 29 best art and culture blogs today, in alphabetical order.

Best Art Blogs Bored Panda

ArchDaily – Any architecture lover will want to bookmark this website, which showcases contemporary architecture projects from around the globe.

Art Insider – Whether you want to keep up with trends in the art market, read profiles on up-and-coming talent, or read exhibition reviews, Art Insider is an important hub of visual culture and those interested in art business.

ARTNews – From in-depth artist spotlights to tracking the top 200 art collectors, ARTNews is a reputable source of information for both art, both from a creative and business perspective.

BOOOOOOOM! – A global arts & culture platform based in Canada, they also have a platform specifically for video content.

Bored Panda – Known for their viral content covering everything from cute baby animals to viral social media moments, often featuring artist submissions.

Brooklyn Street Art –  Don't let the name fool you, as the site has expanded to cover street art and graffiti worldwide. Launched in 2008, it has become one of the most reliable sources of information on contemporary urban art.

Brown Paper Bag – This site celebrates illustration in all its forms—embroidery, products, and even tattoos.

Best Art Blogs Colossal

Colossal – One of the most respected blogs out there, Colossal has a laser focus on the best of contemporary art, photography, illustration, design, and crafts. Through its membership programs, readers can also access exclusive content and artist-led workshops.

Creative Boom – Based in the UK, this site is a space for creative industries from graphic design and illustration to art and photography.

Creators Project – A celebration of arts, creativity, and technology run by Vice.

Designboom – Heavy on architecture and design culture, they often feature incredible art installations and innovative technology.

DesignTAXI – The perfect place for designers looking for inspiration with logo design, advertising, or animation.

Design You Trust – Updated hourly with design ideas, photos, creative advertisements, architectural inspirations, and videos.

Best Art Blogs - Juxtapoz

Dezeen – If you are a fan of architecture, interiors, and design, this popular UK-based online magazine is for you.

Hi-Fructose – As the online presence of the quarterly arts magazine, Hi-Fructose highlights both established and emerging artists, especially in the low-brow and pop-surrealism genres.

HuffPo Culture & Arts – Media giant covering literature, film, and theater, as well as fine arts.

Hyperallergic – A great source of breaking news in the art world, as well as exhibition and book reviews.

iGNANT – Online magazine about art, design, photography, fashion, and architecture. Great for haunting, minimalist imagery with a slightly surreal bent.

Juxtapoz – Available in print and online, Juxtapoz is a trusted champion of underground art movements with in-depth features on artists, as well as exhibition news.

Laughing Squid – Covering a wide variety of topics, on Laughing Squid you can learn new insights about history, as well as discover incredible food art, tattoo art, and quirky designs.

Moss & Fog – This site shares everything from art and design to nature and science. There is a particular interest in eco-friendly design, architecture, and technology. Moss & Fog has also shown interest in AI art, creating some of its own in the process.


Best Art Blogs StreetArtNews

Nowness – Focusing on video as a means of storytelling, Nownesss celebrates the extraordinary of every day.

Open Culture – This website focuses on free educational and art media, which makes it a nice place for discovering videos, images, and other media to deepen your knowledge of art, history, and culture.

Scene360 – Tattoo aficionados will want to check out this site, which often features innovative tattoos among its rotation of art, photography, and design features.

Spoon & Tamago – Wondering what's hot in Japan? This site focuses specifically on Japanese art, design, and architecture.

StreetArtNews – A go-to resource for what's happening in the world of street art.

This Isn't Happiness – A minimalist Tumblr blog that is a treasure trove of inspiration for art, design, and photography. No text, all art.

Twisted Sifter – With stories on everything from the latest scientific discovery to creative edible treats, Twisted Sifter is an unexpected source of daily inspiration.

Widewalls – With a particular focus on urban and contemporary art, Widewalls publishes book reviews, exhibition reviews, and artist spotlights. They also have a section to follow upcoming auctions, and it's even possible to purchase artwork and get in touch with galleries through their portal.


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