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Elaborate Underground Architecture of Soviet Metro Stations Photographed by Christopher Herwig
21 Sep, 2019

Elaborate Underground Architecture of Soviet Metro Stations Photographed by Christopher Herwig

After traveling to 15 cities in 7 countries and taking over 15,000 photographs, Christopher Herwig has compiled

Multi-Layered Oil Paintings by Jacob Brostrup Blur Natural and Built Environments
21 Sep, 2019

Multi-Layered Oil Paintings by Jacob Brostrup Blur Natural and Built Environments

Spectacularly detailed paintings by Jacob Brostrup layer indoor and outdoor scenes in luminescent colors. The artist renders

Upcycled Scaffolding Planks Form Functional Ribbons of Steel and Wood in London’s Broadgate Neighborhood
21 Sep, 2019

Upcycled Scaffolding Planks Form Functional Ribbons of Steel and Wood in London’s Broadgate Neighborhood

As part of the 2019 London Design Festival, Paul Cocksedge’s ‘Please Be Seated’ has taken over Finsbury

Hybrid Creatures with Oversized Eyes Reflect Imagined Landscapes in Surreal Paintings by Haoto Nattori
15 Sep, 2019

Hybrid Creatures with Oversized Eyes Reflect Imagined Landscapes in Surreal Paintings by Haoto Nattori

Japanese artist Naoto Hattori imagines small fluffy animals with healthy doses of fantasy and some unnatural hybridization.

Bronze Sculptures of Regal African Women by Wangechi Mutu Make History at the Metropolitan Museum
15 Sep, 2019

Bronze Sculptures of Regal African Women by Wangechi Mutu Make History at the Metropolitan Museum

Kenyan-American artist Wangechi Mutu was commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to create four bronze sculptures of African

Enormous Panels of Patchworked Fabric Give Colorful Temporary Makeovers to Public Buildings
15 Sep, 2019

Enormous Panels of Patchworked Fabric Give Colorful Temporary Makeovers to Public Buildings

Textile artist Amanda Browder collaborates with the communities she’s working in to built site-specific architectural interventions. Using

Photographs of Animals and Architecture are Sliced and Rearranged into Bizarre Collages by Lola Dupre
13 Sep, 2019

Photographs of Animals and Architecture are Sliced and Rearranged into Bizarre Collages by Lola Dupre

Spain and Scotland-based collage artist Lola Dupre continues to surprise and delight with her unusual composite images.

Wooden Detailing and Hanging Plants Provide a Modern Update for an Industrial Building From the 1950s
13 Sep, 2019

Wooden Detailing and Hanging Plants Provide a Modern Update for an Industrial Building From the 1950s

In 2014 Auckland and Los Angeles-based Fearon Hay Architects were asked to convert a dilapidated 1950s building

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.