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‘Jugaari’ Brothers to launch OTT platform called Katte Entertainment
23 Jan, 2021

Gambling with ideas

The fifth novel of K.N. Venkatasubba Rao, Jooju, is unusual both in its content and

Shaping a cultural economy
22 Jan, 2021

Shaping a cultural economy

How four dancers have used the pandemic to explore financial sustainability in the arts world

Motifs inspired by Dravidian temple architecture feature in this series of artworks
20 Jan, 2021

Motifs inspired by Dravidian temple architecture feature in this series of artworks

Motifs of fauna inspired by temple architecture make an appearance in this series of pen

Cymmon’s Auctioneers enters digital auction space
18 Jan, 2021

Cymmon’s Auctioneers enters digital auction space

Cymmon’s Auctioneers enters the digital auction space with a mix of rare artworks and jewellery

Actor Rima Kallingal on making use of Vinu Daniel’s architectural space for an experimental dance video
16 Jan, 2021

Actor Rima Kallingal on making use of Vinu Daniel’s architectural space for an experimental dance video

The actor-dancer turned Pirouette House in Thiruvananthapuram into a performance space Physics, art and dance

Fostylen KIDS - new magazine by Elvira Gavrilova
13 Jan, 2021

Fostylen KIDS: Elvira Gavrilova launches a new magazine

Fostylen magazine is known and read far beyond the borders of Ukraine. Thanks to the

Chennai’s Indira Nagar MRTS sports a mural that raises awareness on HIV/AIDS
13 Jan, 2021

Chennai’s Indira Nagar MRTS sports a mural that raises awareness on HIV/AIDS

The main facade of Indira Nagar MRTS is now a canvas for a panoramic mural

When walls speak a thousand words at the Centre for Performing Arts in Varkala
12 Jan, 2021

When walls speak a thousand words at the Centre for Performing Arts in Varkala

The new Centre for Performing Arts at Varkala, Kerala, sports large murals depicting various performing

Interesting Art Articles For Better Understanding Of The World

Today, we live in a highly complex environment with a variety of ethnic groups, languages, stories and histories. There is no one face of the human race but only a mixture of incredibly diverse groups of individuals with own beliefs and self-expression techniques. One of the oldest and among the most effective techniques is still art which nowadays also takes up a role of performance. Therefore, to understand our times, we should understand our artists.

Understanding art is nothing but a whole separate process of thinking, reflecting and often learning more about its creators. Therefore, reading of special art news coverages and visual art articles are generally the main tools we may actually get to the core of what is meant by modern pieces of this craftsmanship. Globally, there is again no single understanding of modern times, therefore an additional reflection on cultural differences through art world news is also required.

Learning About Our Times Through Modern Art

Visualization has always been one of the strongest tools of conveying one’s opinion or telling a story. Thus, first men would crave their hunting stories on the walls of caves to make sure that their descendants acquire the knowledge so necessary for survival in those times. Today, people are also transferring their knowledge, feelings and opinions on the canvases in a more modern and abstract way. It may seem weird and aesthetically, but it does make a certain sense.

Many may say that things covered in visual art news are of no value to a regular reader who came there for politics and economics in the first place. Well, there is only one counter argument for this: reading art news UK is like reading what is on the minds of people who surround you in your own country, it is like trying to understand what hurts them and what makes them feel good.

Therefore, art in modern times acquires even more functions and they include:

  • telling real stories;
  • reflecting on modern problems;
  • sharing pains and pleasures with like-minded people;
  • transforming the world’s perception in the eyes of viewers.

All in all, whether you are an independent artist or a person with great passion for thought-provoking and beautiful art, reading about its recent developments and achievements is definitely for you. For all those not particularly interested in certain pieces, this reading will equip with a more general understanding of present times and the world’s advancements.


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