John Rickson Postmodern Art Postmodern art is a body of art movements that sought to contradict some aspects of modernism or some aspects that emerged or developed in its aftermath. In general, movements such as intermedia, installation art, conceptual art and multimedia, particularly involving video are described as postmodern.
Nicko Delay Perception of Art Perception in art stands for a complex relation between visual stimuli and a personal understanding of them. It is a theoretical postulate that aims to clarify the relation between artworks and individual opinions and evaluations.
Kurt Black Black and White Art A monochromic image is composed of one color (or values of one color). A monochromatic object or image reflects colors in shades of limited colors or hues. Images using only shades of grey (with or without black or white) are called grayscale or black-and-white.
Keila Robinson Looking Through the Mirror Mirrors and reflections are enormously important in art, and so common a theme, that you should keep an eye out for them: they will help explain the work’s underlying meaning. Here’s why. The mind has been likened to a mirror for as long as humans have written, painted, sculpted, …
Jacklyn Monroe Unique Ways of Art For most of us, it’s hard to create any kind of art unless it’s a paint-by-the-numbers picture. That’s what makes the following artists so amazing. They use bizarre materials or methods to create some really cool art. One artist is even blind.
Kerry West Above the View For years graffiti writers and street artists have sought these undiscovered spots as a kind of refuge, an urban backyard for hanging out and going big, often collaboratively. You could say that rooftop spots even have a certain lore, a place to tell stories about and revel in. In a …
Bethany Marks Huge Shapes in Art Artists use all kinds of shapes. Geometric shapes are precise and regular, like squares, rectangles, and triangles. They are often found in human-made things, like building and machines while biomorphic shapes are found in nature. These shapes may look like leaves, flowers, clouds—things that grow, flow, and move.
Feta Tamberg Art White Noise The sound is not actually a color. The “white” simply describes the fact that this particular sound is a combination of every frequency. That’s why, deep in the soundscape playlists of the Internet, there are sounds called “brown” or “pink” or even “blue.” Those sounds are not “white noise” because …
Ross Mathews Spaces Between Imagination This special issue originates from an international workshop on “Vico and imagination,” that took place at Aalborg University in 2014, within a research project on Giambattista Vico and the epistemology of psychology. Imagination has inexplicably been relegated to the background in contemporary psychology.
Vera Roda Great People A diverse compilation of some of the most influential figures in the art world today; the museum directors, the art market supremos and the artists themselves. Art has a public profile like never before and is consumed globally.
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