Eccentric Martin Brothers Pottery Still Catching the Eye of Modern Collectors
The Martin Brothers manufactured pottery in London between 1873 and the early 20th century. The four brothers – Wallace, Charles, Walter and Edwin Martin – were pioneers in art pottery, but today, Martinware is considered studio pottery. The brothers produced a
The Legacy of Ruth Asawa
Explore the impact of female Japanese American sculpture - Ruth Asawa on education in the arts, the challenges she faced and the inspiration for her intricate wire weaving techniques. Ruth Asawa was a hugely talented and influential Artist, devoted activist, and
Ike Ude Gives Us a Rough Cultural Commentary Through His Photo Lens
Celebrated by New York artists, Iké Udé uses contemporary photography and conceptual photographic portraits to explore cultural, sexual and gender issues as well as stylistic identity. Iké Udé: The Man Behind the Lens Iké Udé was born and raised in Nigeria. As
What Do Art Curators Do?
You’ve probably heard of art curators, but you may not know what they do. Curators are the people behind the scenes, selecting and even interpreting art. They greatly influence the art we see in art museums and galleries. But many
What’s the Difference Between Etching and Engraving in Art?
Etching vs. Engraving: what’s the difference? At first glance, you may not be able to tell the difference between these two art forms. But the techniques and tools used in etching and engraving are very different. Art buyers who are
Oil vs Acrylic: What’s Trending?
For centuries, oil paints were the standard medium for painters around the world. Versatile and easy to blend, this type of paint transformed the art world and is responsible for the classical works we still admire to this day. Today, more artists are using acrylic paints
Buying Nude Art: A Taboo Kind of Artwork
Nude art is taboo, and this form of erotic art is nothing new. Nude artworks are popular, and depending on the time, the extent of the taboo seems to change. For example, there was a major petition against the Metropolitan
The Mexican Revolution and the Birth of an Art Renaissance
Like other hard-fought battles against tyranny, the Mexican Revolution was a bloody affair – and one that spanned nearly a decade. On November 20, the people of Mexico will remember one of the greatest revolutions of the 20th century. A Call
Artist in the Spotlight: Gabo Mendoza
Art critique's dream Gabo Mendoza (Gabriel Mendoza Rodriguez) is an artist that lives in obscurity, yet his works speak to the masses. The picturesque story of Gabo is an art critique’s dream, and he creates what we call social art. Art as
Can Online Art Markets Breathe New Life into Modern Art?
Good Art, Bad Art Art is open to interpretation. A piece can be critiqued until the artist is blue in the face, but ultimately, it cannot be considered “right” or “wrong.” The true beauty of art is that it can move