So… we are an art company, run by people who love art but don’t know art.
Here is the cheat sheet we use to make ourselves sound more knowledgable and well, arty-*arty!!
A bitta humour before we start:
|| Famous Artists
| Abstract Expressionism
|| – Mid 20th century
– Focused on form and colour
| – de Koonig
– Jackson Pollock
|| – Massive in Europe
– Form af art and architecture
– Ornate, dramatic, realistic
| – Rembrandt
|| – Focused on basic, geometric shapes
– Often presented the subject from different angles
| – Pablo Picasso
|| – Exaggerated, distorted, emotional
|| – Edvard Munch
|| – Originated in France
– 19th century second half
– Immediate Visual Representation
– Colour Focused
| – Claude Monet
|| – Popular for Art and Sculptures
– 1950s to 1970s
– Simplicity was key
| – Richard Serra
| Pop Art
|| – Kicked off post 1950s
– Huge in the UK and USA
– Materials used from everyday world of popular fiction
| – Andy Warhol
| Post Impressionism
|| – Developed in Paris
– Late 19th century, early 20th century
– Emotional, personal work
– Rebelled against the realistic work
| – Van Gogh
– Paul Gauguin
|| – Early 19th century
– Idealised work, nostalgic past
– Emotional works
| – William Blake
|| – Popularised in 1920
– Dreams and imagiantions
| – Salvador Dali
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With ‘Nirbhaya’ having been such a resounding success in the Pavilion Theatre a few weeks ago, this exhibition in India seems to be quite powerful too.
Any of you in India, if you have a few moments to spare August 28- September 5, drop in:
Go on, see the truth in this world!
So, a few weeks ago, the wonderful folks at TrakAx did a video about us.
They made it look so easy and simple that we hope to make many more over the next while- hope being the imperative word here.
Their equipment was a digital camera, a mike, a wheelie tripod (technical term, obviously!) and a tripod. The, it was our paintings and just us all having chats.
A great afternoon, fun project and all that jazz!
Here’s the finished product:
And here’s TrakAx speaking the real lingo and explaining the actual process: ArtNouv-TrakAx Case Study. Thanks again, guys.
It’s not very often one wakes up to see ourselves mentioned in the newspapers- and not just any newspaper but the Irish Independent itself:
(Click on the image above to be taken to the main article!)
Or read today’s Mother & Babies “What’s Hot” section on Page 5!
Stay arty :)
How best to walk the tighrope for artwork in your own space?
Our director shares her thoughts.
We were on radio in San Francisco- again!
Becoming quite the regular, eh? ;)
If you missed our show, get a copy here:
We are show #85
This time, we are calling from artists in Africa- any one you know?