“The playful, spirited nature of my newer work allows me to create my own worlds. Painting enriches me to such an extent that, when I paint, I forget about the everyday’s problems.”
From ancient Florence to the Berlin Olympics, art competitions have made a big mark on our culture and history, but what lessons have they taught us?
Mao Lizi’s style has changed dramatically over the years, and his career seems to have gone from one extreme to the other. However, one thing that remains constant is his urge to break his own boundaries, to abandon old paths in order to face new challenges.
After the festive season, getting back into a daily routine can be difficult. Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions, or tips from our experts, to give your art a fresh start.
When it comes to art education, you may learn best in a traditional environment, or you may feel that it stifles original thought and creativity.
Don’t be discouraged and don’t give up – everything you try gives you more knowledge and takes you a step closer to where you’re headed.
Art collaborations simply cannot be a bad idea!
Sheree Friedman describes the viewing of art as a form of meditative absorption, a method that leads to true understanding.
Despite severe criticism, these famous artists continued to move forward and pursue their art with the same passion. Get inspired by their stories!
The self-taught photographer discusses her struggles and how professional training can help an artist advance further in their career.
Self-taught artist David J. Marchi says that having had no professional art training gives him the encouragement and freedom to simply create from his heart.
“I paint for the challenge and joy of being able to express myself,” says self-taught artist, Robert Ellison.