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Anna Harvey

06 July 2020

5 Incredible Facts to Discover About Frida Kahlo

Today is Frida Kahlo’s (supposed) 110th birthday! The Mexican artist was actually born in 1907 but frequently told people her birthday was three years later , so it would coincide with the start of the Mexican Revolution. An activist and artist, Kahlo not only used her portraits to communicate the ...

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Anna Harvey

01 July 2020

5 Reasons Why Art is Good for Companies

First impressions are formed in just seven seconds, so when potential clients and customers enter an office they’ll not only be expecting to be wooed by said company, but also their space. Professionalism doesn’t need to look like the taupe tones of a 1970s Wall Street bank, however; striking artworks ...

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Anna Harvey

26 June 2020

From Cristiano Ronaldo to Maggie Simpson: Here Are The Funniest Art Fails Ever

Preserving art is an art in itself, and many individuals (both artists and not) have taken it upon themselves to maintain the magic of the masterpiece over the years. Create a Painting! We decided to take a look at the best worst art restorations of all time. 1. Ecce Homo ...

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Anna Harvey

24 June 2020

Trends We Love: Abstract Art

Abstract art is like a visual language without grammar; no rules, no mistakes, no need to think too much about it. Contrary to what the haughty gallerists or art aficionados tell you, abstract art is actually incredibly accessible and is the perfect starting point for any budding collectors. Even if ...

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Anna Harvey

19 June 2020

Trends We Love: Nature Paintings

Home décor serves not only to display your tastes, personality or all the alpaca rugs you bought during that life-changing gap year in Peru; it can whisk you away on a trip through space and time. During these past few months of staring at the walls of our interiors, I’m sure we have all learnt one thing; nature is underrated. There is a reason hipster millennials have cheese plants and succulents sprouting out of every crevice in their homes, rearing their thirsty heads at every corner (like your exes in your DMs during those dry quarantine months); plants are great.

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Agathe Guibé

03 June 2020

App release: Artupia 6.0 is nothing like previous versions

While the world was facing a worldwide pandemic, our developers and UX designer were locked home working really hard on Artupia 6.0. After months of research, customers feedback and funnel experiments, we can now release our last baby: Artupia 6.0.

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Anna Harvey

17 June 2020

Paint with Pride: The Vital Relationship Between Art and The LGBTQ+ Community

June is Pride month; this means rainbow-bearing flags and beautiful (non-binary, femme representing, male/female representing, lesbian, gay, trans and queer) bodies reign over the world like a kaleidoscopic storm. Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, and this year, on the 15th day of Pride month, something monumental happened.

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Anna Harvey

12 June 2020

Trends We Love: Minimalism

When we think of artworks, it’s large-scale abstract masterpieces, quirky pop art paintings or vintage sepia photography, not necessarily a subdued line drawing or monochromatic piece. Minimalist wall art is a trend that continues to thrive due to its incredible versatility and sophisticated Scandi-chic effect.  I’m not saying that you’ll end up with a Nordic showroom if you opt for a minimalist masterpiece, rather that minimalism is a gateway to start building your art collection! He’s how to add minimalism to your home...

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Anna Harvey

10 June 2020

Can I Get Fries With That? How an Art Gallery Drive-Thru Changed the Art World

When you think of drive-thrus, it’s usually McDonald’s, beer-thrus (great idea, thanks USA), marriage chapels in Las Vegas (not so great idea, USA), pharmacies and now even COVID-19 testing facilities that come to mind. Art galleries, however, are not readily associated with this unique, albeit pretty lazy concept. The Immersive ...

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Anna Harvey

05 June 2020

Trends We Love: Pop Art Paintings

1950s icon, Marilyn Monroe, would have celebrated her 94th birthday on Monday, if she hadn’t fallen victim to the stifling pressures of celebrity and fame. Marilyn’s face was so ubiquitous in the 50s and 60s that she additionally became the face of pop art , gracing Andy Warhol’s diptych in ...

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Anna Harvey

03 June 2020

5 Incredible Facts to Discover About Damien Hirst

Britain’s most famous living artist, Damien Hirst is a true officer of change. His paintings, installations and sculptures continue to divide the art world, where highfalutin protectors of real art consider his works an insult to the avant garde. Hirst was a controversial figure from the very beginning of his ...