7 Thought-Provoking Artworks From the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

7 Thought-Provoking Artworks From the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

July 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Digital Art, Events, Inspiration, News, Street Art No Comments

Over the past month, global Black Lives Matter protests have been seen in many parts of the world, in response to the murder of George Floyd, and Police Brutality against black people. The Black Lives Matter movement, as all political movements over history, has created some of the most powerful art of our times. Artists … Read More

Surrealism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Art Movement

Surrealism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Art Movement

June 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Inspiration, Surrealism No Comments

Where Does It Come From? Officially, Surrealism was a literary and artistic movement founded by André Breton 1924 in Paris, France. Behind the scenes, Surrealism emerged from Dada’s mockery of the establishment, Marxists disdain for Capitalism, the writings on psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud, and the tragedy of World War I. Surrealism was a response to … Read More

Salvador Dali 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Legendary Artist

Salvador Dali 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About the Legendary Artist

May 1, 2020By Joe LatimerArt, Art Museums, Artist, Salvador Dali, Surrealism 1 Comment

Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech, usually referred to as Salvador Dali, was a Spanish Surrealist artist known for his exploration of subconscious imagery. During the 1920s, Dali was considered the world’s best-known Surrealist artist. He portrayed his subjects in meticulous detail, often placing them in contrast with sunlit landscapes. Salvador Dali is most famous … Read More

Minimalism 101: Mostly Everything You Need To Know About The Highly Influential Art Movement

Minimalism 101: Mostly Everything You Need To Know About The Highly Influential Art Movement

March 1, 2020By Danial AhmedArt, Minimalism No Comments

Minimalism has become a little bit of a cool buzzword today. You have millennial authors writing books over books about it… you have big corporations adopting Minimalist styles to increase their appeal… you have Youtubers switching to a ‘Minimalist Lifestyle‘ and then expecting some wondrous results. All this hoo-ha makes one curious. Where does this … Read More

Gerhard Richter 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Legendary Artist Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Legendary Artist Gerhard Richter

February 1, 2020By Joe LatimerAbstract Art, Art, Artist No Comments

One of the most sought-after European artists alive today – Gerhard Richter has had an unmistakable impact on the art world. He has never stuck to one particular movement or style and helped blur the lines between photography and painting – one of the most significant developments in art over the past 100 years. Richter’s … Read More

Cyberpunk 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Cyberpunk

December 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArchitecture, Art, Artist, Cyberpunk, Digital Art, Inspiration No Comments

Even if you’re not a ‘sci-fi nerd’, even if you’ve never heard the term cyberpunk before – you’ve most likely seen a Cyberpunk-influenced piece of literature, film, or art within the last two decades. So, what exactly does Cyberpunk mean, and why has it been so immensely influential within the sci-fi genre? Let’s break it … Read More