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How Art Can Help a Community – Part 1

Art is one of the wonderful gifts that we have in the world today, there is nothing like visiting a gallery to brighten your mood or enlighten your mind. The great museums and galleries of the world can also give so much to the community it serves. It can lead […]

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Characteristics of Great Artists

There are some characteristics that artists are expected to have. Those characteristics include the ability to see, draw, paint, and just simply be creative. The truth is, anyone can become an artist, no matter their experience or talent. With knowledge, practice, and commitment to the craft, anyone can learn how […]

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Ten Important Things to Make Great Art – Part 1

If you are thinking of taking up art, or indeed you have just started, then you may find this blog invaluable as it contains tips and advice on what is really needed to succeed. Whether you just want to draw in your leisure time or take up painting professionally we […]

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Getting into Art

Nobody is born an art aficionado and going to a gallery for the first time and pretending what you are looking at can be a daunting challenge. Just remember art is in the eye of the beholder, what you think is beautiful and challenging actually is, as it has made […]

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Art Sold for Charity

Art does and can have a charitable mission in life, be it through donations, auctions or collections, art can provide charitable organizations with much needed funding. It has been quoted that art and charity are close bedfellows, and just recently this was demonstrated when Medecins Sans Frontieres gained $10 million […]

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Famous Art Pieces – Part 2

The continuing part of our blog at famous paintings has a more contemporary feel to it, with selections from Andy Warhol and Edward Hopper. In part one we looked at some of the most classic art such as the Mona Lisa and The Girl with the Pearl Earring but now […]

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Famous Art Pieces – Part 1

Obviously, art covers many genres and throughout the ages ever since cavemen painted on walls of caves man has been making art. Looking at classic art pieces would take many books to try and cover everything, so this blog just touches on famous paintings and the most popular. Mona Lisa […]