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Anna Harvey

09 February 2021

5 Supreme Facts to Discover About Kazimir Malevich

Born in Ukraine to Polish parents, Malevich’s artistic career blossomed at the tender age of 12, despite spending his teenage years working with his father in factories and construction sites. Despite the lack of encouragement from his family, Malevich attended the Kiev School in 1895, defying convention and bending our ...

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Anna Harvey

31 January 2020

Trends We Love: Modern Romance

Whether it’s a new home, a rented haven or a temporary measure, the spaces you live in are a lot like relationships. Some require work, others are love at first sight, but whatever the reason, it’s time to fall back in love with your home this Valentine’s Day.

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Anna Harvey

28 January 2021

12 Famous Artists' Signatures and What They Can Tell You

Graphology, or the study of handwriting, has long been an area of fascination. We analyze the signatures of celebrated creators and share our insights. Graphology, or the study of handwriting, has long been an area of fascination. From speculating about the personality traits of famous figures to tracking down “whodunit” ...

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Anna Harvey

28 January 2021

Five Wild Facts About Jackson Pollock

Paul Jackson Pollock, or as he was more commonly known, Jackson Pollock, was renowned for his unique method of splashing household paint onto canvas. This frenetic artistic style was praised by some and criticised by others, dividing the 20th century art world. On what would have been his 108th birthday, ...

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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 ...