From our art blog

  • The importance of religious art

    Religious paintings are expressions of religious themes and principles from the perspective of individuals who are of different denominations and religious groups. These paintings can be traced to as far back as the 1st and 2nd centuries where artists were heavily influenced by their social and economic realities. Christian paintings for example, have been traced to as early as the 2nd century where inspired men and women have adapted Roman motifs to convey Christian meanings and messages. Islamic and Buddhist paintings were originated around the 5th and 6th centuries and their inspiration came from...Read More

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  • The most popular art painting subjects

    Introduction At times people who want to buy paintings do consider subjects as their primary factor. Speaking of art subjects, there are enough varieties to satisfy the needs of most painting lovers. Whether a painting is among the most popular subjects such as Abstract, Landscape, Floral, Nude, Figurative, Still-life, Cityscape-rural or Animal, the main purpose of a subject is to communicate the message of the painting. In other words a subject is what the painting is all about, e.g. a painting might be depicting what certain people are doing, for example scenes of a military nature. The other thing that...Read More

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  • How to tell if a painting is original

    Introduction Paintings have been the darling of many people throughout human history; both the artist and the target audience have indulged themselves with paintings, either as an investment or simply for enjoyment. For some individuals, paintings are simply for their wall décor while for others it is a lifetime investment. In either case one thing stands out, no one would love to by an unoriginal painting. Sadly enough the painting industry has seen the worst forgery in history; with con artists reproducing others’ original artwork for quick cash from unsuspecting buyers. This fact alone...Read More

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