Humans have always been fascinated by horror and the macabre, but it’s only really been in the last 250 years that the genre of horror as we know it became popular among readers. Part of this is because horror was more of an abstract concept at the time rather than a refined genre, but also […]
The Beauty Of The Louvre
The Louvre in Paris is a colossal museum with one of the most remarkable collections in the world. With so much ground to cover and impressive artwork to see, it can be quite difficult to know where to begin and where to focus your attention.
Photojournalism and War: The Influence on Photographers
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 Top Museums Featuring Egyptian History
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 […]
The Most Popular Virtual Museums To Enjoy Online
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.
The French Impressionists – A Look At The Innovative Artists That Gave Birth To Modern Art
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.
Taking The Best Pictures Of Nature
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 […]
4 Mixed Media Artists You Should Know
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 World’s Best Libraries
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 […]