Contemporary Art: Mostly Everything You Need To Know About It

Contemporary Art: Mostly Everything You Need To Know About It

September 1, 2021By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Contemporary Art, Inspiration No Comments

Contemporary Art simply refers to ‘the art of today’. A movement that started after the end of World War II, sometime between the 1940s and the 1960s as a response to Modernism, contemporary art functioned within the postmodern movement to reflect the world in its current state. Artists embraced contemporary art — consisting of a … Read More

Collage Art: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Form

Collage Art: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Form

August 1, 2021By Joe LatimerArt, Collage Art, Inspiration No Comments

The word ‘collage’ comes from the French verb ‘coller’ which means ‘to stick’. Collage has emerged as one of the most recognizable forms of art with an aesthetic that leads to the production of entirely unique pieces. Through the combination of images, words, and even objects, Collage artists work with unconventional mixed media to convey … Read More

Pop Art: Mostly Everything You Need To Know

Pop Art: Mostly Everything You Need To Know

June 1, 2021By Joe LatimerAndy Warhol, Art, Artist, Inspiration, Pop Art 1 Comment

Pop art emerged as a movement that directly responded to the rising culture of consumerism and mass culture, pushing the boundaries of what was traditionally considered art. During the movement, artists took inspiration from ordinary, everyday objects to imitate popular culture within artistic mediums. Because Pop art largely deviated from conventional forms of art, using … Read More

7 of the Most Famous Art Forgers in History

7 of the Most Famous Art Forgers in History

April 1, 2021By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Inspiration No Comments

Pablo Picasso once said, “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” — So, should forgery be considered art? Art forgery isn’t anything new. Art intrinsically has value in some way or another. Consequently, people have been fabricating and making exact copies of original works by great artists to exploit this opportunity. “Good artists copy, great artists … Read More