“Should I get an art studio?” can be a difficult question to answer. There are so many factors that affect your decision, and getting an out-of-home art studio can feel like a huge step in your art career. How do you know when you’re ready, if the timing is right, or if it is even necessary? The fact of the matter is that every art business is different, so it depends on who you are as an artist and where you are both personally and financially. We came up with ten important questions for you to answer about your art business that will help you decide whether or not you should get a separate art studio. Take a look! 1. Do...

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Does Life Imitate Art, or is Art Imitating Life?

Have you heard the phrase ‘life imitates art’ before and wondered what that means? Maybe you have questioned how much truth that statement holds? The rest of this phrase, made popular by Oscar Wilde’s 1889 essay The Decay of Lying, claims that “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” Now, you might wonder: does life imitate art, or is art imitating life! This is one of those deep philosophical questions, kind of like, “what came first, the chicken or the egg.” Many philosophers have weighed in on this, including Aristotle and Plato. Writers, like Oscar Wilde, and actors, like Bruce Willis, have even shared their opinions. Before you decide which camp you are in, let me explain a little more...

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The Rise Of Pop Art Movement

Summary of Pop Art Pop art started with the New York artists Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, and Claes Oldenburg, all of whom drew on popular imagery and were actually part of an international phenomenon. Following the popularity of the Abstract Expressionists, Pop's reintroduction of identifiable imagery (drawn from mass media and popular culture) was a major shift for the direction of modernism. The subject matter became far from traditional "high art" themes of morality, mythology, and classic history; rather, Pop artists celebrated commonplace objects and people of everyday life, in this way seeking to elevate popular culture to the level of fine art. Perhaps owing to the incorporation of commercial images, Pop art has become one of the most recognizable styles of modern...

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Types of Art Category in ArtHeaven

  PAINTING The painting that imprints in ArtHeaven is the embodiment of western and eastern art. It’s infusion of these elements has brought limitless wonders that not only provides aesthetics that cannot be matched by others, but also realization that many of these artworks brings serene and tranquility to your home. From abstraction work to pastel and to oil cloth work. Many of these artworks is brought to you by some of the most famous artists in the eastern and western hemisphere. Many of our paintings are naturalistic, symbolic work that can bring the buyer a journey through the visual element of the human psyche. TIME ART For ArtHeaven’s renown painters, time is one of the most essential commodities to...

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What Makes Art So Important?

What goes into making art valuable? Why is one work of art more valuable then another? Remember your piece needs to speak to you above all if you are going to hang it in your home. But if you are looking at art as an investment there are things to consider that make art valuable. Last year, a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting was sold at Sotheby’s for $110.5 million, making it the sixth most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. And one of my personal favourite artists, EJ Hugh’s work was in the news for its high auction price. So here are 11 things that make a painting valuable. 1. AUTHENTICITY The first element that sets a cheap painting apart from an expensive one is,...

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