Demystifying the Contemporary Art World: Where to Begin

If you’ve ever entered a museum and found yourself embarrassed or confused, you indeed wouldn’t be the first. While others say they see a majestic rainforest, all you see are splotches in varying shades of green.   While others ooh and aah and are quick to interpret the artist’s choice of colors, lines, and technique, […]

Old Masters: Most Undervalued Art

There was a time when artwork by the Old Masters – those artists who were academically trained and worked in Europe before about 1800 – were the most coveted by collectors. However, with the explosive rise and popularity of Contemporary Art, can the Old Masters remain relevant in the art world? According to the 2016 […]

7 Controversial Artworks throughout History

“Controversy is part of the nature of art and creativity.” – Yoko Ono It’s been said that true art is created to evoke emotion, positive or not. And over the centuries, that is exactly what some art has accomplished. Let’s take a look at 7 of the most controversial artworks that have shocked, amused, puzzled […]

Conceptual Art: Why Is It So Difficult To Understand?

If you haven’t quite grasped what conceptual art is, don’t be too hard on yourself. Defining it is one thing, understanding it is something else and difficult, even for those who frequent the art circles. Conceptual art or conceptualism is art that has moved beyond traditional aesthetics or even materials. Conceptual art has been widely […]