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NFTS For Beginners and Visual Artists

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NFTS For Beginners and Visual Artists

You’ve surely heard about the big buzz over NFTs.. but still, many people seem to be confused in terms of how they work and why artists are making serious bank off of them! Leaving the artist money-making aside, why are art collectors and celebrities spending MILLIONS of dollars on these digital illustrations/images? If you’re simply curious about how they work, and especially if you’re an artist that would like to learn about understanding NFTs sells…you’re in the right place, my friend.  For Starters, NFTs Are All About the Crypto World! Sort of… In the art world, an NFT can be present in...

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An Introduction to Contemporary Art

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An Introduction to Contemporary Art

In its most simplest form the term contemporary art englobes many forms of art (painting, sculpture, photography, installation, performance, and video art) created TODAYYY!  Even though this definition may seem simple, once you get down to the nitty gritty it gets a bit more complicated. As many people have different interpretations as of what "today" means, identifying the exact starting point of this movement is a bit tricky, but many art historians consider it started in 1960 or early 1970's. As said before, even though there is not specific starting point to this period in the art world, "contemporary" ends up being...

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A Tribute to an Art World Icon: BASQUIAT 👑 (Black Month History Special)

A Tribute to an Art World Icon: BASQUIAT 👑  (Black Month History Special)

On February, we celebrate black month history! And it’s important to the set the spotlight on the recognized African American artist Jean Michel Basquiat. A talented force, an icon... - and also an interesting man loved by many! During his lifetime he connected with many other artists, including Andy Warhol and Madonna to name a few. But most importantly, proved himself to be a great artist before dying at the young age of 27.  1.Scrubhiker (USCdyer) Born in Brooklyn in 1960. The artist showed great talent in the arts from a young age, and impulsed by his mother, he started to paint...

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Andy Warhol - Art and Commerce!

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Andy Warhol - Art and Commerce!

Andy Warhol, ANDY WARHOL! Leading exponent of the Pop Art Movement in the 60’s, American consumerism and capitalism jester - popular and fabulous! Surely, the first thing that comes to mind when you listen to Warhol’s name are Campbell's Soup Cans…like these ones right?  Ref 1. Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans, 1962   “Often I wondered, what is sooo special about Andy Warhol’s work? What does it really mean? and why is he so popular? ” - VIII To put it into perspective, the artist lived through Post-WW2 times; and with flashes of color, mixed media, fast-serigraphy and team work he managed...

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Mario Jung: Art that Speaks from the Soul

Mario Jung: Art that Speaks from the Soul

Artist Mario Jung’s richly colored landscape paintings are full of texture and warmth! From professionals in the field to art enthusiasts and doctors, we can all tell his artwork is simply enamoring.. *SOLD (For authentic pieces by MJ, please contact Valeria Llamosa via main menu) In the mid 80’s, Mario Jungs’ artistic career was in launch mode. He graduated class of '71 from the Seoul Industrial Junior College; he fought for his artistic career and even won the Grand Prize of Western-style painting in 1986. Sometimes, unfortunate events may change our life for something greater than that to come... his story involves tragedy...

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