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11th May 2011

Why is Fine Art popular and fascinating?

Why is Fine Art popular and fascinating? Definition of Fine Art It refers to an art form that is developed mainly for the aesthetics. You might find it interesting that word ‘fine’ in fine art gallery stands for the purity of the discipline and not f...

20th January 2011

Ceiling Art

We often think of art as paintings or photographs hanging on the walls around us, or perhaps as statues freestanding on the floor. A lot of art is more or less at our eye level. If it rises above, it at least starts at our eye level. However, some of the ...

18th January 2011

Michelangelo, although not liking painting and known more for his sculptures, produced the worlds mo

Michelangelo, or to give him his full name Michelangelo diLodovico Buonarroti Simoni, which must have been a mouthful for his mother. When his mother called him in for his tea, by the time his mother had finished calling his name tea was over. He was r...

24th March 2010

What is painting

Painting is a form of art. It, meant literally, is the practice of applying color to a surface (support) such as paper, canvas, wood, glass, lacquer or concrete. However, when used in an artistic sense, the term "painting" means the use of this activity i...

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