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World Art Series: 7 Contemporary African Artists To Know About

The Latest, World Art Series By October 12, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

With a rich and diverse culture spanning thousands of years, art from Africa has inspired art around the world for centuries. More recently, Africa has become home to a rapidly growing contemporary arts scene. This year in particular has been huge for the arts landscape there, with a string of exciting events occurring: Africa’s Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa…

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Artist You Need To Know: Jonathan Rozo

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By September 29, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

  With its clean, razor sharp aesthetic, Jonathan Rozo’s work exemplifies the beauty of simplicity. What lies behind this effect of simplicity, however, is a great deal of effort. Jonathan uses painstaking detail and materials like high gloss resin to create the sleek, minimalistic aesthetic you see in his paintings.  While undeniably modern, there is also something organic about Jonathan’s work…

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World Art Series: 8 Modern Artists from Southeast Asia that you should know about

The Latest, World Art Series By September 27, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

  Much of art history is dominated by the Western tradition, with the art that we are most frequently exposed to coming from the Western World. And while the West has an undeniably rich and diverse history of art worth delving into, we often don’t get to see enough of art from different parts of the world. In an effort…

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Artist You Need To Know: Stephanie Jeanne Hardy

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By September 19, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

    Combining her love of art with a love of animals, Stephanie Hardy’s paintings capture the joyful and innocent spirit of her subjects. An avid equestrian nearly all her life, Stephanie’s journey with painting began with portraits of horses, which later evolved into portraits of all kinds of animals. With its bold, eye-catching patterns and unique color combinations, Stephanie’s…

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Artist you need to know: Brian Nash

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By August 31, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Inspired by the aesthetic and iconic images of his childhood in the 60’s, Brian Nash’s art is full of color, quirk, and character. With its bright palette and pop culture references, Nash’s work is reminiscent of Warhol and the Pop Art movement of the late 50’s and 60’s, while simultaneously managing to retain a wholly original quality. Nash’s work also…

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8 Art podcasts to inspire artists and art lovers

The Latest By August 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Podcasts have long been a great tool for listening on the go, but in more recent times have expanded to delve into the subjects of art and culture. These podcasts discuss varying aspects of the art world, ranging from exhibition reviews and discussions on contemporary art, to tips for artists to grow their business. As a bonus, many of them…

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How we can work together to change the art industry

Art Market By August 24, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Last month I wrote a blog series in response to the Hiscox report, analyzing how the online art world (galleries, online marketplaces, collectors) had done the past year and what the path forward was (hint: I told them to wake up). I also identified one glaring hole in the report: They forgot to talk about the artist point of view, which…

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We want to be your Theo Van Gogh – Vango Studio’s Vision || Why I started Vango

Art Market, The Latest By August 22, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Since launching Vango Studio, I have had a lot of artists ask ‘What is Vango’s vision?’, and more personally, ‘Why did you start Vango?’ In this video, I answer both of these questions as well as give you a little glimpse into the life experiences that led me to start Vango. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the…

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