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Winners of the 2022 Nature Conservancy Photo Contest Show the Beauty and Stuggles of the Natural World
Every year, the global environmental organization The Nature Conservancy holds a photo contest to show the beauty of nature and what we stand to lose to climate change. The 2022 Photo Contest saw the largest participation ever, with entries from 196 countries across six categories. The winning …
Artist Anastasia Parmson has turned 3D into 2D by way of installation art. Her immersive homey interior consists of white-washed walls, flooring, and furniture outlined in thick black lines. Everything—from the wood grain on the vinyl floor to the leaves in a vase—is outlined in paint. This …
4 Artists Who Openly Hated Their Clients (and Why It’s Amazing)Curated byTheCollector
Historically, many artists have bumped heads with their clients — they still do. Be it from differences in ideology to taste, artists tend to make rash and sometimes hilarious decisions for the sake of making a point. From the Renaissance to the Modern Art Movement, Italy to Mexico artists have never taken lightly to their work being insulted, or their beliefs challenged, and that includes the people to be explored.
Impressionist Art for Dummies: A Beginners GuideCurated byTheCollector
Impressionism evolved in the late nineteenth century as a primarily French art movement. After a controversial start, it would become a creative driving force for European artists. Names such as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Edgar Degas were among some of the first to figure under the title of ‘Impressionist.’ Their Impressionist art would produce a lasting influence into the twentieth century, and even today, for their innovative practice. So what is impressionism?