Tag Archives: contemporary art

Art History Happening Today

If you’re an art history buff, or just curious about some worldly art, Istanbul is one important city!  From its days as Byzantium, Constantinople, and Istanbul today, this city has provided important moments of cultural mixing and art creation along its impressive timeline. Today, Istanbul is working to take on the contemporary art frontier with the […]

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Art Beneath the Sea

Though it looks like we could have discovered a treasure trove of ancient sculpture, the man in a backwards baseball cap clues us in otherwise.  Off the coast of Cancun, a whole new world has been evolving with the help of artist Jason deClaires Taylor.  This British born contemporary artist has created underwater sculptures for […]

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Ron Ulciny Does Sculptures

I really enjoy the use of different materials and the natural colors that are used in this sculpture. The wood of the bowling pin compliments the nature infused sub-sculpture inside of it; the sandalwood color of the pin really working for this sculpture due to the darker elements of the night time scene within the […]

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China Reshapes the World of Art Sales

  With the surge in China’s economy over the past years it’s no surprise that some of the largest and most expensive collections of art belong to a few extremely wealthy individuals in China. The art market, much like the world economy, is being transformed by these collectors as, according to Artprice, 3 of the […]

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