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The Full English Alphabet Painted on Store Shutters in 26 Different Fonts by Ben Eine
20 Aug, 2019

The Full English Alphabet Painted on Store Shutters in 26 Different Fonts by Ben Eine

Nearly a decade after completing the “Alphabet Street” project in East London, English artist Ben Eine has

Three Cats in Japan Have a Closet Full of Custom-Made Hats Felted From Their Shedded Fur
20 Aug, 2019

Three Cats in Japan Have a Closet Full of Custom-Made Hats Felted From Their Shedded Fur

Japanese couple Ryo and Hiromo Yamazaki combine their affinity for fashion design, felines, and photography by building

Take a Wild Ride Through Two Seasons of Supercell Storms with Mike Olbinski’s Time-Lapse Film
19 Aug, 2019

Take a Wild Ride Through Two Seasons of Supercell Storms with Mike Olbinski’s Time-Lapse Film

Mike Olbinski not only chases storms, he also brings his camera equipment with him. The

Wild Creatures Emerge From Thrown Sand in Photographs by Claire Droppert
13 Aug, 2019

Wild Creatures Emerge From Thrown Sand in Photographs by Claire Droppert

[ad_1] Netherlands-based photographer Claire Droppert has created a new series of images that depict the silhouettes of

Cinematic Journeys Illustrated in Hand Painted Maps by Andrew DeGraff
13 Aug, 2019

Cinematic Journeys Illustrated in Hand Painted Maps by Andrew DeGraff

[ad_1] Maine-based artist, illustrator, and pop culture cartographer Andrew DeGraff creates detailed maps that outline the movements

Melancholy Creatures Explore Imagined Worlds in Wistful Murals by Hayley Welsh
13 Aug, 2019

Melancholy Creatures Explore Imagined Worlds in Wistful Murals by Hayley Welsh

[ad_1] Hayley Welsh’s playful murals pair imaginative creatures with universal messages of uplift and encouragement.

Unusual Trees and Topiaries Sprout Alongside Buildings in a Photo Series by Sinziana Velicescu
9 Aug, 2019

Unusual Trees and Topiaries Sprout Alongside Buildings in a Photo Series by Sinziana Velicescu

[ad_1] The places where organic growth and human-made structure meet draws the eye of Los

A 20 Foot-Wide Tapestry by Vanessa Barragão Recreates the World in Textural Yarn
9 Aug, 2019

A 20 Foot-Wide Tapestry by Vanessa Barragão Recreates the World in Textural Yarn

[ad_1] In celebration of a partnership between London’s Heathrow Airport and Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew,

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.