Erotic Netsuke – A Story Of Culture

Start as a pocket usage into a sexual giddiness Erotic Netsukes becomes a most popular collectible item all over the world. Once upon a time there was a Chinese Emperor. Every year he used to celebrate the Star Festival. On one fine merry festive morning, an old Taoist hermit pointed out to a special bird […]

Digital Art Explained

The popularity of digital art is increasing every year as the technology required is increasingly becoming readily available to everyone. Once the domain of graphic designers or artists such as Andy Warhol is now becoming a common way to create artwork. No other medium would let you erase 100 times, without harming your canvas in […]

Neoclassical and Rococo Styles After Baroque Period

Neoclassical and Rococo styles contrast to each other. Neoclassicism appeared in 1780s, following Rococo style. Neoclassicism was a reaction to fluffiness and elaboration of Rococo style. These two movements gave rise after Baroque, one of the most impressive periods in the history of art. Rococo movement gave rise against Baroque at the end of the […]

History — ‘art or Science’?

There is a raging debate over the fact that whether history is an art or science. History as an Art: Those who believe that history is an art advocate the following opinion :— 1) According to Rickman, “History deals with sequence of events, each of them unique while science is concerned with the routine appearance […]

Contemporary Art: the Importance in Today’s World

Contemporary art has gained a lot of importance in modern households. It has become one of the most sought after household items and it has been recognized in every aspect of human life. Modern art is nowadays a tool for interpersonal communication and has far reaching effects. The increased number of persons visiting exhibitions and […]

Zettiology – What Kind of Art is That?

I recently discovered the fascinating world of Zettiology. It made me curious to know what this art style actually encompassed but I had trouble finding a definition of it for myself. Because of that I have hunted down some clues for you to consider. Did I get it right I wonder? Here is what I […]

The Art of John Updike’s "A & P"

John Updike’s best known, most anthologized and most frequently taught short story, “A & P,” first appeared in The New Yorker (22 July 1961: 22-24), a publication that assumes a reader with considerable literary and cultural knowledge. Updike, for whom literature and art have been intertwined since youth,(1) uses allusions to art and to art […]

Advantages of Online Art Galleries

People are generally too busy these days to do even routine tasks and just want to rush back home after work to relax. One has to be an art enthusiast to spare time to visit an exhibition. Moreover, if there are two or more exhibitions at the same time, you will rarely be able to […]

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