• Interviews
    A Day With: Silvia Rastelli

    Silvia Rastelli is an Italian artist born in Piacenza in 1983. Her artistic practice crossed over many fields, from painting to dance Her figurative paintings incorporate elements of pop art to create extreme close ups of faces, fruit, and the human body that are both intimate and elusive. We recently caught up with Silvia to take a closer look at…

  • Exhibitions and fairs • Interviews
    Photo Doc. Close-up: Isabel Corthier

    The countdown to Photo Doc. Paris 2019 is on! At this year’s fair, Singulart will be presenting three, outstanding photographers from our online gallery: Fethi Sahraoui, Isabel Corthier and Baudouin Mouanda. To celebrate, we sat down with each of these talented artists to learn more about their artistic practice and the works they will be presenting at Photo Doc. 2019.…

  • Exhibitions and fairs • Interviews
    Photo Doc. Close-up: Fethi Sahraoui

    The countdown to Photo Doc. Paris 2019 is on! At this year’s fair, Singulart will be presenting three, outstanding photographers from our online gallery: Fethi Sahraoui, Isabel Corthier and Baudouin Mouanda. To celebrate, we sat down with each of these talented artists to learn more about their artistic practice and the works they will be presenting at Photo Doc. 2019.…

  • Interviews
    My Hometown: Satoshi Date

    Satoshi Date is an emerging artist who splits his time between London and his hometown of Tokyo. Date has an eclectic portfolio of works that demonstrate the young artist’s talent in the areas of painting, photography, and draftsmanship. We sat down with this exciting talent to find out what he loves (and hates) about Tokyo and how his art has…

  • Art History • Movements and techniques
    Landscape Painting: A Brief History

    Landscape painting is a highly popular artistic genre present in many cultures and artistic traditions with a long and established history. Landscape painting encompasses a variety of natural scenes including mountains, rivers, valleys, forests, fields, and coasts. This definition was expanded in the 20th century to include urban and industrial landscapes. Landscape painters are inspired by the world around them…

  • Art History • Movements and techniques
    Vanitas Painting, Death, and Decadence

    As a subgroup of still life, Vanitas painting is a category of art that aims to show the temporary nature of life, the futility of pleasure, and the inevitability of death. Vanitas painting often feature symbols of wealth, death and ephemerality. There are two main categories of Vanitas painting: those which symbolize death with objects such as skulls, candles and withered flowers and…

  • Art History • Movements and techniques
    Famous Portrait Paintings from Early Modern History

    Portrait painting has been a central genre and artistic pursuit for centuries. Historically speaking, commissioned portraits were status symbols used to convey the wealth and prominence of their subject. A portrait could be used to intimidate as in the case of certain royal portraits, to pay homage to the gods, or to link certain people to the wealth, success, fertility…

  • Art History • Movements and techniques
    Pop Art Fundamentals: 5 Defining Works You Should Know

    Pop Art is one of the most influential movements of modern art. The movement started at the end of the 1950s in Great Britain and the United States. The style of Pop Art was defined by bright colors, recognizable symbols like celebrity faces, and provocative imagery. Pop art integrated elements of popular culture, merging the mainstream with the traditionally niche…