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Anna Harvey

18 January 2021

How to Beat Blue Monday with Art

For the past seventeen years, the third Monday of January has been crowned 'the most depressing day of the year.' This miserable Monday was deemed as such for a variety of reasons, including: the post- Christmas comedown, low productivity levels, rubbish weather and failed-attempts at doing Veganary/ Dry January/ The-latest-fad-ary. ...

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Anna Harvey

16 December 2020

5 Facts About The Painter of Music: Wassily Kandinsky

By the late 19th century, the boundary between music and art had been severely blurred, as more and more artists embraced pseudo-spirituality and finding links between art forms and cancelling the distinction between them . Art, literature, poetry, music and performance became one spiritual experience. Today would have been Wassily ...

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Anna Harvey

10 December 2020

On the First Day of Christmas Artupia Gave to Me…

It’s that time of the year again! Carol singing, eggnog-swigging, last-minute-present-buying… To avoid panic-buying your aunt another pair of socks with dachshunds on them, here are twelve artworks set to the seasonal tune of this popular Christmas carol. On the first day of Christmas Artupia gave to me… Two turtle ...

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Anna Harvey

20 April 2020

Horoscopes: The Art Styles Written in the Stars

Nothing divides a nation quite like astrology, where many get caught in an eternal loop of eye-rolling, and others diligently plan their lives according to their horoscopes. Humans have, however, pondered the conundrum of the universe for thousands of years, attempting to make sense of this ball of gas floating in the abyss. So, wherever you stand on astrology, why not see which art movement best matches your star sign? You never know, it could inspire your next perfectly-paired painting.

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Anna Harvey

26 November 2020

Why Art is the Perfect Gift for Employees

What is a company without its employees? A car without an engine? A millennial without avocado? An artist without a canvas? No matter if you lead a team of three, or a team of three thousand, employees are an invaluable cog in the well-oiled corporate machine.

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Anna Harvey

20 November 2020

Our Top Black Friday Painting Picks!

It’s that time of year again ; giving thanks , eating turkey (or nut roast, whatever our dietary preference) and filling our minds, bodies and souls with everything pumpkin spiced. Many of us might not be feeling particularly ‘thankful’ this year, because, after all , t his year has been ...

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Anna Harvey

16 November 2020

5 Blooming Amazing Facts About Georgia O’Keeffe

On what would have been her 133rd birthday, we decided to take a look into one of the 20th century’s most important artists . One of seven children, Georgia O’Keeffe’s spark was never shrouded, and her contribution to not only modern art, but women’s art, continues unmatched today. Here are ...

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Anna Harvey

11 November 2020

5 Super Famous Offices that Motivate their Workers with Art

Successful offices all have one thing in common: motivation. The ambition behind a company like Apple , Google, Facebook or Amazon isn’t just written in the code, but the design, utilizing the power of creativity to create microcosms of unyielding potential. These scopious worlds want to engage, inspire and liberate ...

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Anna Harvey

06 November 2020

Trends We Love: Pink

When we think of pink it’s not autumn that comes to mind, but (stereotypically) girls’ bedrooms, the millennial shade that defined a generation and micro-pigs (which also defined a generation). This rosy shade, however, is very much for the boys and the girls and continues to be a popular choice ...

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Anna Harvey

28 October 2020

Happy Birthday Instagram: How Social Media Helped Save Art During Covid-19

The indomitable Instagram turns 10 this October, and although many of us don’t feel like (or are literally banned from) celebrating, the social media platform deserves a party, because it has helped save one of the most affected industries from the aggressive clasp of the pandemic; the art industry. The ...

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Anna Harvey

23 October 2020

Five of the Most Successful Artists From the USA

What do we envision when we think of America in 2020? Election, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, Lockdown, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Kamala Harris, Mike Pence and the fly… these are just some of the words that have infiltrated social media platforms , podcasts and news outlets reporting ...