Art news
20 January 2015
The most expensive paintbrush ever? Florida-based princess uses wind and heat from a private jet's engine to make art
Princess Tarinan von Anhalt - whose husband was the late Prince Jurgen von Anhalt of Austria - creates art with the help of a very powerful and expensive paintbrush - a jet engine. The Miami, Florida resident gets behind the revving engine of an $11m...
07 January 2015
10 Of The Most Wildly Expensive Artworks Sold In 2014
Money, money, money. Plenty changed hands in the art world this year. As always, contemporary works by white men with cartoon character names -- Warhol, Bacon, Twombly -- made most of the headlines. But while no one's forked over $100 million for a GIF ou...
16 December 2014
A 8million Claude Monet original painting has been punched and torn.
  Andrew Shannon has been jailed for six years and banned from all galleries - despite claiming he collapsed onto it due to a heart condition. He strolled calmly into the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin before attacking the 1874 work Arge...
10 December 2014
An original painting by Ad Reinhardt has been bought for $375 000 and sold for $5 million.
The artwork, known as "Blue Painting," has been sold in less than an hour at the Art Basel fair in Switzerland for between $5 million and $10 million, according to reports. Cyrus Greenspon claims in court papers that her step-sister's mega-chea...
09 December 2014
Creating Art Using BMW
Who knew that the BMW i8 could be used to create art? While some call the car itself a piece of art from an engineering and visual point of view, others see it as ugly. We’re here to tell you that the meaning of the word has been somehow diluted ...
28 November 2014
Titian D
  Such an attitude toward religious subjects was safe enough, for the Inquisition was not allowed to operate within the territory of the Venetian Republic. If there was any censoring of morals to be done, the doges intended to do it themselves, and ...
20 November 2014
$45 bargain at a Garage Sale turns into an estimated $200 Millions treasure now N
  Sometimes hunting for a bargain at a garage sales pays off . 10 years ago Rick Norsigian bought 2 small boxes at a garage sale for $45 down from $70. Now according to  an art appraiser in Beverly Hills, those 2 boxes containing 65 glass n...
19 November 2014
The Painting Bought for $46 Turned Out to be a Constable Worth $390,000 N
    A postcard-sized painting that was bought as part of a job lot for $46 (£30) at an auction and left hidden away in a drawer for a decade has been identified as a work by John Constable worth more than $390,000 (£250,000). ...
15 November 2014
$15 Million for a White Canvas N
    In a record month for New York art auctions, one standout was an all-white work that sold for $15 million.Even if one lacks Tom Wolfe's courage to doubt the value of contemporary art, the multi-million-dollar price tag for some&nbsp...
12 November 2014
6 Richest Painters In The World N
Searching for the richest painters in the world can prove a rather difficult task, as many of these artists don’t want you to know how much they’re worth, or truly don’t know or care about finding out their own actual wealth; they&r...
30 October 2014
Titian. Renaissance. D
His father was a soldier and politician by the name of Gregorio Vecelli. His own name was Tiziano Vecelli, but he dropped the Vecelli and the world has come to know him as plain Titian. We do not know in what year he was born. Like a great many other pe...
05 October 2014
Italian Painting Factory N
“Send us a dozen prime Florentines and half a dozen medium-priced Venetians” This may be slightly misleading. It sounds as if I had no proper respect for all these great masters of Italy’s era of glory, for all these great names, th...
19 September 2014
Oil Painting - the Invention N
The Invention of Oil Painting The brothers Van Eyck show their fellow craftsmen of Ghent an entirely new way of mixing their colors. Oil Painting was no sudden revelation, but then very few invenotions are. The Greek painters had struggled with the ...
15 September 2014
Florence - The World’s Greatest Art Center in the Middle Ages.
  Our great football and baseball players and our movie stars,  being very close to our hearts, are usually referred to by their nicknames. Whenever a certain group of people has become just so many nicknames to an entire nation, we may be cert...
18 August 2014
OLD MASTERS ORIGINAL PAINTINGS
  During the seventeenth century the genius of the Dutch peoples expressed itself more fully than at any other time in their history. In a little more than a hundred years, this small country produced statesmen, soldiers, thinkers, artists, and ...
17 August 2014
Nature Morte - Still Life. Original paintings
Nature Morte - Still life is the branch of painting concerned with the portrayal of inanimate objects. It is the kind of subject matter an artist can work at when weather conditions preclude outdoor work, or when the opportunity or inspiration for other...
13 August 2014
Is There Such Thing As Art Mission?
     It is very likely that some artists have asked one and the same questions over and over again: Why am I here on Earth? Do I have any mission with my art? Is there such thing as art mission, and if it’s so, then what is it?&...
13 August 2014
Passion in Art
  The secret  ingredient, in addition to everything you do: sketching , oil painting, working with clay, is finding a sense of purpose, that has meaning in your work and life, and what is more important – to be passionate about it. Succ...
12 August 2014
Landscape Original Paintings N
 A landscape original painting that lacks a good foreground is like a house without adequate foundations. Its function is to lead the eye into the picture and such details as plants, fencing, a gate, path, grassy bank or patch of shadow all serve to ...
07 August 2014
4 Seasons Original Paintings
The end of summer should not be a signal to pack away painting gear until the following spring. The artist can find inspiration at any season of the year if he keeps his eyes open and his mind receptive to the pictorial potential of what he sees about him...