Egyptian Art

If you’re looking for a travel destination where you can view a very different form of art than anything you are used to, Egypt just may be the place. With their pyramids, architecture, statues, paintings, pottery, jewelry, and more you really can’t go wrong. The art found in Egypt is known to be highly stylized […]

A Brief History of Cuban Art

Throughout history, Cuban art has been influenced by the rich history of the island itself and can be divided into several distinctive periods. There is not much evidence of Pre-colonial Cuban art. A handful of cave paintings that have survived to this day do not give us a lot of insight when it comes to […]

Mono No Aware: The Essence of Japan

Mono no aware: the Japanese beauty aesthetic Meaning literally “a sensitivity to things,” mono no aware is a concept describing the essence of Japanese culture, invented by the Japanese literary and linguistic scholar scholar Motoori Norinaga in the eighteenth century, and remains the central artistic imperative in Japan to this day. The phrase is derived […]

Paintings and Art in the Online World

Art has been spontaneous expression of human emotion, since the pre historic age. Since then it has come a long way travelling through different phases of history, nourished by the renaissance, cradled by the great artistic hands of Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso to contemporary artists like David Aberg. It stages itself in the […]

Rumiko Takahashi – Inuyasha Manga Artist

For one of the richest women in Japan, life hasn’t been one of sitting back and basking in her glory. It has been constant work, constant success, and constant joy. Rumiko Takahashi, who created the original manga of Inuyasha, grew to heights unheard of in popularity and demand from the start of her career. An […]

A Review of Michael Baxandall’s Painting and Experience in 15th Century Italy

Baxandall’s Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy: A Primer in the Social History of Pictorial Style was first published in 1972. Although relatively short it has subsequently been published in numerous languages, most recently Chinese, with a second edition published in 1988. Since publication it has been described in such favourable terms as being ‘intelligent, […]

Vietnamese Painting – Brushing Excellence On Canvas

There is nothing more beautiful than an artwork that stimulates aesthetic pleasure. Such aesthetic experience acts as a catalyst to enhance our happiness. Earlier, the classical works of art drew heavily from nature's beauty. But of late, modern art work chiefly draws inspiration from the mundane life of man. In other words, modern art captures […]

Art and Entertainment Then and Now

What is art and entertainment? Art and Entertainment is a medium which is liked by say by every person both are two sides of the same coin. The only difference it the materials for entertainment have a popular or mass appeal, it can be understood easily by commoners whereas art involves are fined sense of […]

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