Nieto Fine Art Hosts Craig Poindexter
Craig Poindexter is a full-time painter who has lived and worked in San Francisco since 2001. One of his main objectives has always been to prove that beauty can be found in almost everything around us, even in items that most people often find repugnant. In order to prove his claims regarding these traditionally unappealing elements, Poindexter cites abandoned factories, a bad acid trip and industrial cityscapes as sources of inspiration. Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Craig Poindexter
The Fauvist Style of Art
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most celebrated artists of all time. Although he only sold one painting during his lifetime, his fauvist style art paved the way for what is now contemporary art. Continue reading Vincent van Gogh and The Fauvist Movement
Art Influences Culture, Culture Influences Art
Art and culture at their very core serve as some of the most significant, dynamic, participation, and social influences of human behavior and interaction. When put together, they have the ability to generate empathy, stir up dialogue, induce reflection and charter new relationships and ideas.
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Begin Your Contemporary Art Collection
For most people, the idea of collecting original, contemporary art can be a daunting thought. This is because knowing what to buy, when to buy, and establishing the actual value of the artworks you purchase involves a lot of hard work and research. Follow these 10 tips for getting your art collection started.
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Contemporary Art is an Adventure, Not a Destination
Most people who are able to find their passion in life during the early stages of their upbringing should consider themselves lucky. This is particularly true for those who will eventually adopt contemporary art. This is because, even if you’re able to discover your talent at an early age, you will still have to deal with the issue of doing it on a professional level at one point or another.
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Historical Context Behind Southwest Art
New Mexico is largely considered to be the center where Native American and Western cultures meet. This is well illustrated in the city’s architecture, unique style, and vocabulary.
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Tips for Awakening Your Inner Artist and Beating Artists Block
Getting inspired is not always easy, particularly for artists working a 9 to 5 job that is not related to art. In most cases, we are either too tired or simply distracted by our daily routine to think about anything else. As a result, we have to search out other sources of inspiration and creativity.
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