It is perhaps controversial to suggest that some of the greatest works of art might just be a little overrated. But, just to be clear, we aren’t suggesting that these great works aren’t impressive. What we are suggesting is that they have been given so much attention and so much praise that their reality may […]
Salvador Dalí was one of the most influential painters of the 20th century. Known for iconic surrealistic paintings and bizarre self-promotional antics, Dalí created a legacy that extends into modern pop culture. While most of his antics were widely publicised, there is much about the famous artist that is not known to the public. Here […]
The Aboriginal people are the first tribal people to have inhabited Australia. Their art style is entirely unique to the land, and encompasses thousands of years of creativity, shamanic ceremonies, and collective experiences.
Despite the war of words sparked by these lighting-rod books, they’ve found a place in the literary canon since they were published.
Some of the most inspiring females in history spring to life from the pages of these great novels.
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most celebrated and well known artists in the world. The French painter became famed for his impressionistic style of artistry, but only after his death. He also had a fascinating life of artistic endeavours, battles with mental illness, financial hardships and more.
Sometimes all it really takes is a book to completely change the world. Be it due to the book sharing ideas and concepts that were never considered, or simply acting as a unifying voice for thoughts that everyone was having, they were the spark that sets change into motion. Interestingly, it isn’t always the books […]
Many artists use durable materials of the best quality to ensure their works have a long lifespan. Others use organic substances that will decay over time – and as the most important temporary works show, impermanence itself becomes a collaborator or a medium.
Haunted paintings are a familiar enough site in children’s cartoons, but according to some people, they are not limited to the realms of animation and imagination. Even today, there are artists, viewers, and collectors who swear there is something sinister about certain artworks.
There are some children’s writers that have become real literary icons and have created classic books that have really stood the test of time. These books are timeless, and despite many of them having been written several years ago, they remain popular with audiences around the globe.