Art 

Artist Appreciation Nook: David Hockney and His Pop Art Innovations

One thing I love about art is innovation. As observed through the years, new artists emerged to provide another interesting style on the canvas. I think they make art even more interesting because, well, they put out something new and relevant to current social issues. That’s why when I heard news about a David Hockney art exhibition this year, I want to go to Tate Gallery pronto.   Who Is David Hockney? Well, David Hockney is one of the most influential pop art contributors. Being tagged as an “influential” artist…

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Art 

The Beauty Of Street Art: Mindblowing Street Installations

While the world provides the best canvass and media which visual artists can use to showcase their one-in-a-million skill, there is no denying that art started as an act of vandalism. The earliest forms of visual art that has been discovered are the cave paintings which depicted the simple hunting life of the earliest human caucus. As time goes by and technology advances, people found more effective ways and venue where art can be rendered. Famous paintings and murals are now immortalized in fabric canvas or smooth walls and ceilings…

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Music 

Music Corner: 11 Experimental Albums for a Unique Vibe

Freedom. Improvisation. Unpredictable. That’s the beauty of experimental music. I have to say, I was a little hesitant at first in listening to an experimental album recommended by my friend. You can’t blame me – the “Ultimate Care II” album of Matmos is mainly based on the sounds of a washing machine. After listening to all the tracks, I was honestly exhilarated that I got to immerse myself into a whole new music experience. Are you getting curious now? Well, I’m giving you 11 experimental albums you can listen to…

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Museums 

Gary Vikan and His Interesting Life as a Museum Director

Watching all three installments of Ben Stiller’s comedy film “Night at the Museum” makes me realize once again my childhood dream to work in a museum. I always have been curious about what kind of vibe the museum staff encounters every time they roam around the establishment. Are they getting scared sometimes? Is it always excitement and awe for them even if they go to the museum every day? Good thing I found ExhibiTricks’s exclusive interview just last year with Gary Vikan, a longtime museum director or curator. Vikan served as…

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Art 

10 Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold in History

Outrageous – that’s the adjective I can come up with whenever I hear people buying paintings worth millions of dollars. But, it is just my initial reaction. I know that works of art can last forever if cared properly, much like jewelry. Paintings are good investments actually. They elevate the feel of a room. They are good conversation starters with sophisticated house guests. But, some are just too expensive, making this type of trade crazy. Check out 10 of the most expensive paintings ever sold in the world based on the current…

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Art 

Top 5 Nail Art Expos around the World

In case you haven’t heard about this yet, there are actually exhibits right now that mainly focus on nail art. Instead of the usual sculptures, paintings and photographs, displays of outrageous and fascinating nail art are put in frames, protective glass cases and even on some participants’ fingernails. It is amazing how nail art enthusiasts patronize this kind of event. These people can finally share their passion and interest with fellow devotees in the art of meticulous detailing of nails. Best Nail Art Expos Let’s find out the most creative…

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3d Art Art Graphics 

13 Most High-Priced Paintings in the World

They say that the best things in life are free. Well, yeah, that is most of the time true if you want to live simple without the influence of society and of the modern world. Contradicting to that belief is also a powerful message that most of us lived by nowadays and that is, “money makes the world go round.” Sadly, that is how I view the world, especially with all the commercials and advertisements of things you would do anything just to have one. In this modern world, there…

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Design Library 

World’s Famous Libraries That Every Bookworm Will Love

They say that the human brains hold all the wonders of the world. The amazing human brain who can take up information directly from experiencing it through the senses and is able to keep and share that valuable information to someone else. However, a single brain, even from the most outstanding scholar, can only hold as much. There is still a need to secure all the important information about the world and its history for future generation’s appreciation. For all things that a single man cannot learn and want to…

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3d Art Art Design Graphics 

Eye-Catching Statues And Awe Inspiring Sculptures Around The World

Visual art is something only a very few of humans can achieve, let alone having the skill and talent to create masterpieces. The creation of something beautiful, realistic, intriguing, and amazing pieces art are undeniably are the works of no less than a genius. Personally, as much as I wanted to have at least a small amount of talent to draw, at the end of the day, this dream always become a frustration. Among the known techniques of visual art is a 3D works that requires not just the default set of…

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