The rise and rise of Romanian art

Before the year 2007, Romanian Artists were hardly known for great popularity. It was at the exhibition of the art dealer Mihai Pop, owner of Galleria Plan B in Cluj, Romania, other Romanian artists portrayed their work. The work of the Romanian contemporary artists shown at the 2007 edition of New York’s Armory Show included Adrian Ghenie, Ciprian Muresan, Victor Man, Cristi Pogacean and others. Ghenie (b. 1977), Muresan (b. 1977) and Man (b. 1974) have now become high-profile artists. Their galleries include Gladstone Gallery, Blum & Poe, Haunch of Venison, Yvon Lambert, and David Nolan. Moreover, some of the major collectors and institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the Hammer Museum, also in Los Angeles viewed their work. The Romanian artist’s work was highly appreciated on the basis of being high-quality work with great sophistication. All their work has a common thread of exploration of life under Communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s oppressive regime. Artists of this time period experienced transition between two worlds. Over the past few years, Romanian painting has also become a big new thing. The Romanian art is gaining some attention in the world of contemporary art. Some of the new Romanian painters remain fairly low profile though others are highly coveted by tuned collectors. The successors of these artists are working to compel against their other competitors. The background of Romania’s contemporary art renaissance has shown striking parallels after the success of the Leipzig School. Also, many new Romanian artists were associated with some institutions. In the communist era, Romanian art education became prominent and adopted rigorous figurative requirements...

Top 5 Tips for Buying Original Art Online

Are you looking for an original artwork? Do you know how to make sure the art piece is original? Whether it is your first artwork or not, we are here to help you. The trend of getting an original work online is a growing. The buyer might face some problems like onscreen image representation and certifiable dealers and artist. But still, a large number of art collectors are choosing this medium to get one-of-a-kind of artwork. Buying an original work can be costly. So the decision you make must be a well-informed decision. The more information you will have the better your collection will be. Here are some tips to help you buy an original art. Get What You Love Buying art pieces is an investment that must be made carefully. The basic aim of buying a painting must not only be improving the look of the wall. But it should make you smile and be inspired. The painting from which you can’t get your eyes off, is perfect for investment. Authenticity You must ensure that the piece you are purchasing is an original or a reproduction. The online sellers must be able to guarantee authenticity of the original art. When buying art, you must be aware of the reproduction prints. They have been improved with the help of textured paint strokes. Know the Artist It is better to learn as much as you can about the artists. Conducting a research on the artist will let you know about his work, whether he is popular locally, nationally or internationally. You can read his biography, about his motivations and inspirations....

Understanding art- Three simple steps

Art is a broad term. It covers different mediums and expressions. It has a whole world of colours inside it. Despite being broad enough, you can get a deeper understanding of these art works simply by following three steps. Although you may be surprised to read it but it is true. All you need is an imaginative capability with no influences and boundaries. These simple steps are: Step 1: Look: Looking an art work is not about visiting a gallery and looking at one art work for a few seconds. Looking at an art work means you have to spend some time in understanding the basic point of that art work. These basic points may include the medium that is used in the creation, the combination of colours and the patterns that are used. Each artist selects the medium with great care, a medium that goes with the message that art work is supposed to convey. Step 2: See: Do you think there is different between looking and seeing an object? If you think there is no difference, you are mistaken. Although there is a thin line between these concepts but they are different. Looking means only getting the basic things about something. Seeing, on the other hand, is about getting the hidden meaning in that object. Looking will involve describing the things you can literally see. Seeing is interpreting the meaning and symbols that are used. Step 3: Think: After seeing an art work, the last thing you have to do is to think about the point that you have observed. Put all that points together to create...

Best Tips for Adding Contemporary Art to Your House

Do you want to add sophistication and class to your house? You can do so by incorporating contemporary art in your house. How can you add contemporary art to your house? Adding contemporary art with the traditional décor is an easy task. You can add color and energy so the room can feel alive and focused. Contemporary art can be defined as any form of modern art that is post-World War II. There are many different types of contemporary art that make this category interesting. The two major art movements of the early 1960s were minimalism and pop art. Minimalism includes geometric forms that lack surface details. While pop art is inspired by comic books and advertising. With the help of contemporary art pieces, you can create look you want without having to spend a lot of money. You must focus on working with the colors you have instead of redesigning the whole area. Here are few tips how to add contemporary arts to your house. Pop Pieces Pop art emerged in mid-1950s becoming one of the most famous art movements. In modern times, contemporary arts has evolved but pop art still holds a great deal of interest and appeal. The art pieces created in its tradition can fabulously make for dazzling statements in your house. If you have a simple wall in your house, to bring a little flourish to it by displaying a standalone piece. Something that adds color to the room in order to bring a spark in the room. Color affects how people feel and adds interest to space. The Wall Cluster A single art...

Understanding abstract art

Do you want to understand abstract art? Understanding abstract art is not that difficult. All you need is an open mind and imagination. The best part about art is that nothing is wrong in it. It is up to the viewer to catch any meaning. Art gives the liberty to every individual to look at it with their own perspectives. No one will ever say that you are getting it in the wrong way. Same is the case with abstract art, apart from all other forms, an abstract art allows you to get a deep understanding of things you want to see. Here are some important tips for you that will help you in understanding abstract art: 1.    Try to create a connection: You can only understand the hidden meaning in an art piece only when you create a connection with it. The creator of that art piece must have considered the point of view of a viewer. Through every abstract art, there is a message that is to be communicated. The building of a connection will help to get into a new world hidden under that art piece. 2.    Do not consider the title: Although every abstract art piece you will see must have a title but that does not mean you have to focus on it to get a deeper understanding of the idea. In fact, reading that title may distract your mind from understanding the actual meaning. It may also divert your focus on a single point. So, make sure you look at an abstract art piece without looking at the title. 3.    Don’t get influenced...