No Name For Art Carnival #3

Welcome to the #3 edition of the no name for ART carnival. The sections to this carnival are: museum shows and gallery shows artwork and artist reviews art collecting how art is made other submitted articles on contemporary fine art museum shows | gallery shows Pooch by Oscar Oiwa The Museum of Contemporary Art in […]

Art and Form

Oh, it is not always easy to decide what is art, why art is art, and how art comes about being art. This article discusses the relationship between art and form. Defining Art from Form “Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.” – Joseph […]

Abstract Painting – Art Without Meaning ?

Abstract Painting has meaning, not the borrowed meaning of depicted objects. Rather the important and different meaning of high art from the most creative of pursuits.

The Life of Joan Miro

Often overshadowed by his peer and fellow countryman Picasso; Miró is undoubtedly one of the more influential artists of the 20th century. His adaptability to work in many mediums and his unique style place him at the vanguard of the modern art movement…

Cutting-Edge Art — On Glass Art & Dale Chihuly

By Bronwen Roberts Art glass usually refers to the modern art glass movement in which individual artists work alone or with colleagues, creating works from molten glass in relatively small furnaces of a few hundred pounds of glass. Dale Chihuly It began in the early 1960s and showed an incremental growth through the end of […]

Art Patron William Bowmore, who gifted $17+ million to museums, died.

William Bowmore was a life-long art patron and one of Australia’s most generous philanthropists. He died at age 98 on January 9. Bowmore’s fine art gifts to the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA) and other Australian museums such as the Newcastle Region Art Gallery have been valued to be in excess of $17 million. […]

Quality Art Materials Benefits Art Professionals

By Astrid Lee As an artist myself, I have found that whenever I choose quality artwork, somehow the artwork gains a new dimension of worth. I find that I am mentioning little quality factors to buying candidates that just help things along. Of course, potential buyers have to first find the work and love it. […]