• Art news,  Famous faces
    Joyce Pensato, Visionary Post-Punk Painter, Has Died at 77.

    On Thursday, June 13th, the art world lost a pillar of expressionist pop art. Since the mid-70s, Joy Pensato was re-imagining cartoon characters in her pop-y, acerbic, energetic, and sometimes sinister paintings. Her work combined influences from the likes of Kooning, Franz Kline, and Philip Guston. While she described her paintings as operating within the field of expressionism, it would…

  • Cover Picture: Bitcoin Art: ‘Bitcoin 2018!’ By Jp Malot, acrylic, collage, watercolor, graffiti, felt, ink on paper, 70x50cm. Available for purchase on Singulart. Screenshot: Singulart.
    Advice for Collectors,  The Art Market
    Buying in Bitcoin: The Future of Art?

    Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency… within a short space of time, these terms have risen to the forefront of discussions about the future of technology in business, finance, government and life. Their emergence has been met with wide-ranging reactions, from alarmist objections to fervent excitement. So what does this new digital technology mean for the art world? After some initial hype, the…

  • Art news,  Featured
    5 Queer Artists Here to Set the World on Fire

    It’s Pride Month y’all! To celebrate, Singulart brings you a visual charcuterie board of talented queer artists here to shake up perspectives and interrogate the way we see the world. At Singulart, we understand the role that art can play in supporting social movements. We’re passionate about uplifting the voices, stories and artwork of diverse artists from around the globe.…

  • Statues from Benin and Nigeria at the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris
    Art History,  Art news,  Featured
    Reparations, Colonization, and the Return of ‘Stolen’ Art to Africa

    “When we reflect on the question of cultural heritage objects, we must understand that it’s not simply objects that were taken, but reserves of energy, creative resources, reservoirs of potentials…and this loss is incommensurable”. -The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage On a mild day in November of 2017, the newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron strode into the main amphitheater of…

  • Art news,  Featured
    5 Highlights from Vivid Sydney 2019

    Every year at the onset of Australia’s winter, Sydney puts on a glittering festival of light, art, technology, music and culture: Vivid Sydney. For three weeks city streets, iconic buildings and harbor side pathways are transformed into exciting installations and events. As the public festival rounds up this week, we’re taking a look back at its shining stars. From fields…

  • Interviews
    A Day With Carla Sá Fernandes

    Carla Sá Fernandes is an exciting abstract painter currently based in Portugal. We sat down with Carla to learn about how the artist spends a typical day. From her sunlit studio to evening walks on the beach, find out how this artists gets into the zone to produce her stunning array of works! What’s the first thing you do when…

  • Interviews
    My Hometown: Vania Bouwmeester Pentcheva

    The bulgarian artist Vania Bouwmeester Pentcheva is currently living and working in the Netherlands. She is moved and inspired by her many travels, both in nature and the urban landscapes, her emotions, memories, pleasant feelings and philosophical thoughts. Textures and colors spontaneously arrive on the canvas, though structured layering is carefully thought out. We recently caught up with Vania to…

  • Siviglia
    Interviews
    A Day With: Alessandro Siviglia

    Alessandro Siviglia is a prizewinning Italian artist whose work draws upon graffiti and street art to create dynamic, collage-like pieces. We recently caught up with Alessandro to learn all about his creative process and how he spends a typical day in and out of the studio. Read on for the full interview! What’s the first thing you do when you…

  • Sandy Dooley in her UK studio
    Interviews
    A Day With Sandy Dooley

    Sandy Dooley is a celebrated landscape and abstract painter from Kent, England. Letting the seasons, sounds and serenity of her home inspire her, she composes visually rich, sensory abstract paintings that celebrate nature and the memories housed within it. We caught up with Sandy to learn more about her artistic process and how she spends a typical work day. What’s…

  • Querschnitt des von Zaha Hadid entworfenen Messner Mountain Museum Corones. Foto via MMM Corones.
    Art History,  Famous faces,  Featured,  Highlights
    When Women Build: 4 Famous Women Architects and Their Work

    Architecture has long been a male dominated field – and still is today. At the beginning of 2018, female architects and urban planners in Germany made up just 34 percent of the field. The Pritzker Prize, which has been awarded to the world’s best architects since 1979, has been given to 41 men and only three women. Nonetheless, over the…

  • Ivan Pili in his studio
    Interviews
    A Day With: Ivan Pili

    Ivan Pili is a prizewinning artist who has exhibited his work across his home country of Italy. A master of shading and dimension, Pili is a technically-skilled artist who exclusively works with oil-based paints to create hyper-realistic portraits and still lifes that evoke the style and technical prowess of the master painters of the Renaissance. We recently sat down with…