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Trash Art: An Emerging Trend in Contemporary Times

Trash Art: An Emerging Trend in Contemporary Times

Contemporary artists are pushing the boundaries of traditional art forms by using discarded materials to create stunning pieces that not only captivate the eye but also deliver a powerful message. This emerging trend, known as trash art or found object art, is gaining popularity among artists and art enthusiasts alike, as it promotes sustainability and […]

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Healing Art

Healing Art

It is an undisputable fact that art has been a source of comfort and relief for the troubled souls of humanity since ages. The transformative power of art is indisputable, and it has the ability to uplift and heal even the most anguished of hearts. Art gives us an opportunity to reassess ourselves, as well […]

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“From Lines to Masterpieces: The Essential Role of Drawing in Creating Great Art”

“From Lines to Masterpieces: The Essential Role of Drawing in Creating Great Art”

Drawing is one of the fundamental skills of visual arts, and its importance in the world of art cannot be overstated. From ancient times to the present day, artists have used drawing as a primary means of expression and communication. Whether it is a quick sketch or a detailed work of art, drawing remains a […]

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Pentimento Art within Art

Pentimento Art within Art

In art there are terms for everything from Process, technique to medium every aspect of art has been labelled under a particular term.  There are many familiar termslike,colour theory, expressionism, abstract and many more, and there are those unfamiliar ones like Pentimento. Pentimento is a term used in art to describe the presence, or emergence […]

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Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq

Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq

Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq is a Sudanese painter and art teacher,andone of the leading influential artists and pioneering modernist painters in Sudan. She cofounded The Crystalist conceptual art group in Khartoum to establish a new approach and thought-process in response to previously dominated ideology represented by male oriented Khartoum School of painting. This group also rejected […]

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The Paranoiac-Critical Method

The Paranoiac-Critical Method

"The only difference between myself and a madman, is that I am not mad!" Dali.

The paranoiac-critical method is a surrealist technique and creative process emerging from psychological methods. In art it was developed by Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in the 1930s, for the exploration of the creative potential of dream imagery and subconscious thoughts.Paranoia in general sense is a mental condition which creates a sense of betrayal, distrust, and […]

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Appropriation in Visual Art

Appropriation in Visual Art

Appropriation in visual arts means to use, or to borrow, adopt or rearrange pre-existing material or artwork and present it as inventive work of art. Unlike plagiarism appropriation in visual art has been widely accepted and many artists around the globe have been successfully using it to reframe existent and notable artworks. Appropriation is the […]

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Triptych

Triptych

Triptych is a work of art (usually a panel painting) that is divided into three sections, or three carved panels that are hinged together and, in some cases, it can be folded shut or displayed open. The term Triptych is derived from the Greek adjective “triptukhon” which means three folds. It can broadly bedescribed as […]

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Art from Praise to Protest

Art from Praise to Protest

Art has evolved as everything else with time and so are definitions that governit. Apart from modern period artists solemnly depended on elites who sponsored their art and thereby controlled it. For a long period of time artists served Elites (Monarchs, popes, rulers of any kid etc) praising them and their ideas. One could hardly […]

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Performance Art with Lee Wen

Performance Art with Lee Wen

Lee Wen was one of the most important performance artists who shaped the development of performance art in Asia. Born in 1957 Singapore-based artist brought performance art into new heights with his audacious approach and social engagements. He worked on the notion of identity, ethnicity, freedom, and the individual’s relationship to communities and the environment. […]