Trends We Love: Portraits

Portraiture dates back to the maths -inventing, pyramid-building and medicine-experimenting days of ancient Egypt, where artists used portraits to depict the power and importance of their subjects. Although nowadays we’re constantly armed with the ability to photograph our subjects, t his doesn’t diminish portraiture’s potency in the contemporary art world. …

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 …

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.

It is not too late to make something great for Christmas…

Aaaah Christmas… whatever is your nationality, your believes, the language you speak, Christmas is one of the most exciting events of the year (at least for me): you celebrate it with your family, your friends but also with your fellow colleagues! But every year it’s the same thing: what should …

His tribal decorations have made him a unique artist, discover “Mother Africa” in #ArtistOfTheWeek

He started coloring his first canvas at 12 o’clock when he was given oil paints and brushes and hasn’t stopped since then. I anticipated that I would tell you more anecdotes about his life and works and I will keep my promise.

Le sue decorazioni tribali l’hanno reso un’artista unico nel suo genere, scopri “Mother Africa” in #ArtistOfTheWeek

Ha iniziato a colorare la sua prima tela a 12 quando gli furono regalati dei colori ad olio e dei pennelli e da quel momento non ha più smesso. Vi ho anticipato detto che vi avrei svelato altri aneddoti sulla sua vita e le sue opere e manterrò la promessa.

Art is his way of telling his inner world, Gerardo La Porta is #ArtistOfTheWeek

Dag Hammarskjöld, a famous economist and writer, used to say that “We are not allowed to choose the frame of our destiny, but what we put inside it is ours.” Perhaps even today’s artist did not choose his frame, but he was certainly chosen by a destiny that allowed him …

Con la pittura comunica il suo mondo interiore, Gerardo La Porta è #ArtistOfTheWeek

Forse anche l’Artista di oggi non ha scelto la sua cornice, ma di sicuro è stato scelto da un destino che gli ha permesso di metterci la tela perfetta. Sto parlando di Gerardo La Porta, l’Artista ribelle che ha inseguito fin da subito i suoi ideali.