Although war has been a sad but very real reality of life since nearly the beginning of time – albeit in different forms – the photography thereof is a relatively recent phenomenon. Although the camera was invented in 1816, it was only about a century later that they were used to capture the realities of […]
The ancient Egyptians are considered to be one of the greatest civilisations of the ancient world, and are the only civilisation to have ancient but massive monuments that are still standing to this day. They ruled their part of the world for thousands of years, and in that time created a number of inventions that […]
There are museums in every country in the world and all are full of their unique gems. The technological advancements due to the 4th industrial revolution have paved the way for new methods of experiencing some of the world’s most amazing museums.
Beginning in Paris, France, in the early 1870s, the Impressionist movement was founded by a group of artists with bold ambitions. At the time, artists were generally expected to emulate the Old Masters, with various set methods and ways of handling light, colour, composition, brushstrokes, subject matter, and so on.
Sculptures have been a part of human history for longer than humans have been recording history. With the oldest sculpture we know of dating back 37000 years, sculpting is deeply engrained in humans as one of the original forms of art.
Nature has always been a favourite subject among photographers. Serene, untouched landscapes, incredible national parks, and an endless variety of species across the planet means that there’s always something new to capture forever as a photograph. While taking pictures of a range of mountains is something that most photographers would be able to do fairly […]
Mixed media refers to a style of art that includes more than one medium, and is probably one of the most underappreciated fields in the creative industry. The average art admirer can recognise The Mona Lisa easily and identify Michelangelo’s David without skipping a beat, but are unable to name any of the best artists […]
The library is by no means a new invention, and over the millennia, there have been countless famous libraries that housed the knowledge of the human race. The Library of Alexandria, for example, was considered the greatest house of collective knowledge of the ancient world, and while it would eventually meet an unfortunate fate, the […]
Most people have heard of famed artist Jackson Pollock, who made a name for himself in the international art world for the unique pieces that he created over the course of his career. He was most famously known for his use of “drip painting”, and it’s one of the ways in which Pollock created paintings […]
There are millions of people around the world that want nothing more than to give up on their day jobs and try and make it in the world of writing. It’s not hard to understand why – it allows creativity to flow, it can be be done easily at home, and it means having a […]