Piet Mondrian’s Abstract Art

Piet Mondrian was an influential Dutch Abstract painter of the first half of the 20th Century. When standing in front of one of Mondrian’s later artwork of the 1920s, you might think that his work is derived from a strict ordering of geometric shapes & lines and a scientific balance of colors. Instead, what is […]

Abstract Painting – Art Without Meaning ?

Abstract Painting has meaning, not the borrowed meaning of depicted objects. Rather the important and different meaning of high art from the most creative of pursuits.

Reverse Glass Painting – Centuries Old Art Form

Reverse glass painting is the art of painting an image on the reverse side of a piece of glass or glass object so that the image can be viewed from the unpainted side. It has been done since early in the sixteenth century in Europe, and was known in China during the early 18th century.

Constructionist Artist Varvara Stepanova

By Astrid Lee The great Russian artist Varvara Fedorovna Stepanova (1894-1958) delved into to a wide range of artistic trends from Social realism to Symbolism. However, Stepanova is mostly known for exploring and furthering Constructivism. New Abstract Art in Russia began around 1909 – some say, actual Constructivism started in 1919 when first mentioned by […]

Abstract Art and Its Future

By Devi Sri Precision is not reality, said Henri Mattisse the great artist. Thus the search for exactness begins and authenticity struggles. In art, everything is precise. That explains the genuineness of art in a broad scale. But art need not carry accuracy. The reason- there is no clear-cut rules. The rules in art depends […]

Abstract Art Defined

The article below is really about defining abstract art. It is not an easy definition, however the article does provide an introductory guide to this art genre. The Beauty of an Abstract Painting “Have you ever been to an art museum and looked at an abstract painting? Did you find yourself asking what was this […]

How To Select An Art Piece In An Art Auction

Nowadays, there are many art auction houses available online such as Sotheby and ebay. However, before attempting to bid for a fine art auction, there are some points you need to take note especially if you are a beginner to art auctions. If you are new to fine art auctions, you might first decide what […]

Modern Art Movements

Art Quote: “What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.” Octavio Paz. Today, we are featuring an article by Breiana Cecil on Modern Art Movements at eArtfair. Breiana identifies the various modern art periods and styles, what differentiates these art styles from one another, and highlights famous artists who have contributed […]

Abstract Act

Abstract art is often an acquired taste. The article below is actually quite cute in displaying how art value and art taste can be in contrast with one another in the theater of life and family. Enjoy! “Abstract Paintings, You Either Love Them Or Hate Them I’m a buyer and collector of abstract paintings. There […]

Art Expression

An art collector has many things to consider, one of which is: what theme and ‘rules’ for collecting art. Within this context, I found this article on the many ways that art is expressed. Some Of The Many Different Ways Art Is Expressed Art is defined in the Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary Tenth Addition as […]