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Contemporary art happenings

Emerging as a distinct thing in the late 1950s, as modern art began to shift towards postmodernism and contemporary perspectives, art happenings can take almost any form imaginable. Most often involving performances, installations, and situation art, the one thing that links all happenings together is their live nature; this is where art is presented or […]

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Contemporary art fairs; Vienna

Established less than a decade ago in 2012 as VIENNAFAIR, Austria’s contemporary art fairs were rebranded as viennacontemporary in 2015, and is held every year in September, currently at the Kursalon Vienna music hall building. Considered an important festival for bringing together the contemporary art scene from Western Europe with the often overlooked Central and […]

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Contemporary art fairs; Art Basel

Launched in Switzerland in 1970, Art Basel was established by three art gallery owners with the aim of providing an exhibition opportunity for art galleries to sell modern and contemporary artwork. Drawing 90 galleries and 16,000 visitors in the first year in Switzerland, the festival enjoyed rapid growth with almost 300 exhibitors and 37,000 visitors […]

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Great art print series; Piranesi’s Rome

Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the great art print series creators of the 18th century, and perhaps throughout all of history. Considering himself an architect and archaeologist before being an artist, his work is exceptionally technically crafted, but undoubtedly shows an artistic flair far beyond technical drawing. Born to a stonemason, and completing an […]

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Art print masters of the 20th Century

With the invention of lithography and later photography, there were still plenty of improvements that could be made in the process for creating art prints, but artists largely had all they needed; photo quality reproduction of their art, freeing painters to paint rather than learn engraving techniques. Many artists still continued to work in specific […]

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Art print history; 19th Century

The 19th Century brought a range of innovations and new techniques to the annals of art print history. Where once everything had been about scratching or marking surfaces of materials like metal and wood, it now shifted. Intaglio techniques were wonderful for linework but very limited in terms of shading or colouring, and restrictive to […]

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Contemporary art festival; Venice

The oldest cultural exhibition in the world, reaching back to 1895, Venice Biennale is held every year reaching across a range of mediums and event spaces around Venice, though it is perhaps best known for it’s contemporary art. Biennale refers to a shifting focus of the festival; art and architecture switch every year as the […]

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Great art print series; Blake’s Jerusalem

Little appreciated in his time, William Blake was an English painter, poet, and printmaker today considered one of England’s greatest artists, and who created a unique visual perspective on the world through explorations of philosophy and mysticism. His career began in the world of art prints as an apprentice engraver, creating images of Gothic churches […]

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The AI art takeover

AI art has been a talking point for some time now, beginning to emerge in earnest over the last few years, capturing a lot of media interest in the process. 2022 was really the first year that the technology hit a point of being able to produce images to a standard where it could be […]

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Great art print; Rembrandt’s Bible

Rembrandt today is most widely thought of as a great painter, but during his own life he was most well known for his etchings, a new technology at the time, but one which he embraced and became a master of. An air of mystery surrounds his work and the precise techniques he used, homed over […]

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