May 18, 2012
We all know that the first recorded human paintings were of animals. The famous cave paintings of France and the ancient Indian cave paintings were all wildlife paintings – pictures of nature, ..
February 08, 2011
Britain has finally begun to re-decorate its homes. After years of waiting on the property ladder, home owners have been asked, in the last three years, to re-consider their positions. Homes are no ..
January 21, 2011
The function of art, or at least one of the functions of art, is to show us how beauty can make us feel like better people: more relaxed, more open and more able to take on whatever life might throw ..
January 03, 2011
Every room needs a finishing touch. Something that makes it special: that sets it apart from similar rooms in other homes. Every lounge, for example, has some sofas and chairs, and probably a table ..
December 17, 2010
The wonderful thing about contemporary art is this. It can mean so many things to so many people that it actually becomes a bit of a star all round gift idea. Example: one person may respond ..
December 08, 2010
Have You Ever Thought Of Giving Something A Little Different At Christmas? Something that is long lasting and original that will genuinely be loved and admired by the recipient instead of worn once ..
December 02, 2010
Here’s a thought for the festive season. We’re always racking our brains trying to think of the ultimate gift to give someone. You know – something really original, something ..
November 11, 2010
The Internet has emancipated a lot of previously institutionalised items – including modern abstract art, which used to be strictly the province of the gallery and the gallery owner. Since ..
October 06, 2010
There was a time when all art for sale was the province of the educated few – a self elected body of critics and gallery owners who pretty much decided what was good, what was bad, and how much .
September 10, 2010
Home decoration is all the rage these days. Since the bottom fell out of the property market and everyone stopped trying to sell, the home improvement market has really changed its course – to ..
September 03, 2010
What does modern abstract art actually say? Most art is clearly “about” something, even if it’s only a person in a field. Abstract art, though, with its arrangements of lines, ..
July 29, 2010
Ever felt like the world was changing? You know – that the way things are done these days is more than a little different from the things we were all used to? The simple fact of the matter is ..
January 06, 2007
Abstract art is a form of art in which an object or a form is developed in either a simplified way or an exaggerated manner. Abstract art is one of the major forms of art design which attracts a wide .