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    Meet the artist : Sándor Barics, Painter

    Sándor Barics in a nutshell? Born in Hungary, Nationality Hungarian. Married since 20 years. Studied art in Munich, Berlin and in New York City, Painting since 30 years. Medium : Acryl Painting, Heavy textured artworks, using soft materials in my assemblages – like foam, rubber, platic waste but also stones, sand, wood and cardboard. I love also photography and architecture…

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    Controversial Art Pieces that Caused Public Outrage

    Controversial art has always been essential within the world of Contemporary art. Some of its actors, recognized for their, ‘ahem’, unique work, offer offbeat creations that push the limits of the genre and end up arousing public indignation in the process. In this article, Singular takes a look at five contemporary artists who have turned the art world on its…

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    5 things to know for the exemption of tax when buying art

    Buying art allows, when you know the processes, to make savings on taxation. Whether you are an individual, a professional or an artist creator, here are 5 things to know to avoid tax when buying art. Tax exemption in art: a specific system Keen to promote the creation of art and its trade, most of the countries in the European…

  • Art news • The Art Market
    The boom of buying art online

    Relatively unusual in recent years, buying art online is becoming more and more popular, to the point that pure players now surpass the growth of classical sales houses. Review on this trend reversal. Buying art online is becoming a commonplace, the percentage of buyers who have taken the plunge in the course of the year, increased from 63% to 65%…

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    Art History • Artworks under the lens • Movements and techniques
    The Most Famous Still Life Paintings Throughout Art History

    A still life is a work of art whose subject matter is inanimate, typically artfully-arranged everyday objects like food, flowers, books, jewlery, plants and even dead animals. Still life art dates as far back as the Middle Ages and the Greco-Roman era. However, the most famous still life paintings emerged in Western painting during the late 16th century. The genre peaked with Netherlandish painting during the 16th and 17th centuries. In…

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    Meet the artist Burim Myftiu, Photographer

    Burim Myftiu in a nutshell? I was born and raised in Kosovo. During the war in 1999 I was admitted as a refugee with my wife and two children to the United States. After loosing everything I started my new life in the land of opportunity. I was fortunate to meet the right people and to continue with photography. Photography…

  • Art History • Movements and techniques
    The most beautiful contemporary oil paintings

    Invented in Flanders in the 15th century, oil painting enabled the greatest artists to express their artistic self and leaves traces of history-writing talents until today. Contemporary Art was born following the Second World War, in the second half of the 20th century. Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Andy Warhol (1928-1987) is the undisputed master of Pop Art and New Realism. Few…

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    Meet the artist Glenn Hirsch, mixed media artist

    Glenn Hirsch in a nutshell? I’m a life-long San Franciscan who’s just moved to the hipster paradise of Asheville, North Carolina, where my wife and colleague Pamela Lanza and I will continue our 20-year fine art teaching career this fall for various venues, including the Asheville Art Museum. Your artistic singularity: what are the major themes you pursue in your…

  • Art History • Famous faces
    5 Street Art artists from Middle East and Asia

    Even if the explosion of western Street-Art development has not arrived yet, Asian cities are slowly starting to be colored by solo artists and collectives. From Iran, Afghanistan, through China or India, from Hua Tuan to A1One, a short overview of these geniuses who revisit the wasteland and other buildings of Asia. Street Art, the coloring of industrial wastelands and…

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    Meet the artist Nir Alon, Installation Artist

    Nir Alon in a nutshell? I have a German citizenship, though I am formerly an Israeli. I studied Art at the Bezalel Academy of art and design in Jerusalem (graduated in 1992). I am an installation artis – using found objects, furniture and light bulbs – and creating room size installations, site specific works. Your artistic singularity: what are the…