Art

January 12, 2021

6 Famous Marina Abramović Performances That Showcase Her Incredible Strength

Known as the “grandmother of performance art,” Marina Abramović is a living legend with a career that spans more than 60 years. When she first emerged in the early '70s, she changed the perception of performance art and invited people to question what is considered art. The Serbian American artist thinks of the human body as the “point of departure for any spiritual development.

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January 7, 2021

Italian Artist Transforms Old and Forgotten Trees Into Incredible Works of Art

Italian artist Giuseppe Penone has been exploring the relationship between people and nature for decades with his thought-provoking sculptures and installation art. Oftentimes, this means merging parts of himself into organic objects—like trees—to portray the connection. “Tactile experience and physical contact give the true dimension of things,” Penone wrote in 1968.

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January 1, 2021

12 of the Best Art Competitions to Enter in 2021

If you’re creating amazing art but struggling to gain exposure, art contests are a great opportunity for publicity. And if you’re living the infamous “starving artist” lifestyle, this is also a way to pull yourself out of a rough spot by potentially winning cash prizes, allowing you to gain an extra financial boost towards your dream creative projects. There are loads of different competitions out there, from world-renowned painting contests to inspiring digital art challenges.

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December 30, 2020

Giant Tiger Mural Roars a Colorful Bouquet of Flowers and Glistening Gems

Mixed-media artist Naomi Haverland merges realistic portraiture with surrealist whimsy in her latest project. The Florida-based painter was commissioned by a business in Tampa to create a mural that would convey “diversity and empowerment.” After a few brainstorming sessions, Haverland proposed a magnificent tiger whose roar released a waterfall of flowers and sequins.

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