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Minimal Art

When we think of Minimalism, a concept emerges attached to the term itself: simplicity. We are talking about a philosophy of life, style and artistic movement transversal to several disciplines. Despite their differences, these have in common the desire to get rid of everything “bombastic”. Like all ideology, minimalism is also subject to human subjectivity, […]

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Photography as an artistic form

There have been two visions of photography: on the one hand, technical skill and on the other, the ability to create an image that gives us a different perspective on the world. When the two come together, we are creating an artistic graphic work, thus, seeing photography as an artistic form.

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Industrial Revolution: The Influence on art

With the industrial revolution, important inventions were born, and with them important changes that profoundly marked the history of humanity, thus was its beginning, understood as a period of major and significant technological, socio-economic and social changes collectively. With the advances obtained from the creation of the multi-bovine spinning machine, which greatly optimized textile production, […]

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Color Psychology

Color can induce moods and dictate powerful sensations. Since some centuries back, as early as the 15th century, the artists in the quest of expressing their emotions while looking to provoke their audience’s, used different pigments in their artworks. Notwithstanding, it wasn’t until the 18th century that a compendious and extensive color theory (which are […]

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Van Gogh and Japan

Japonisme is a concept used to describe the study of Japanese art and its influence on European artists. It was present in several currents, including art nouveau and post-impressionism. But this phenomenon is more closely related to Impressionism, as artists such as Claude Monet and Edgar Degas were inspired by the themes, perspective and composition […]

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Contemporary Art

“Modern art to me is nothing more than the expression of contemporary aims of the age that we’re living in.” Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) Here is a controversial issue par excellence: what is contemporary art? If we analyze the literal meaning of the nomenclature we can understand that the qualifier is inherent to the art of […]