Our favourite artworks from this week

Artsper has selected for you 10 images of strong visual content that we saw this week! Bryan & David, The Kid Bic pen on paper, Private collection Baby on tank, Unknown, 798 Bejing Le couteau et l’oiseau (The knife and the bird), Youssef Abdelke Charcoal on paper, Claude Lemand Gallery Thank you Thighmaster, Ines Van Lamsweerde, 1993 Photography and mix technique, Private collection Come into … Continue reading Our favourite artworks from this week

Secret Walls: Street Art’s Fight Club

The latest in the Parisian ‘concept’ evening has arrived and you’re going to love it. A drink in your hand, you’re chatting away with your colleague-friend-person at the next table, when you suddenly realize something is happening at the other end of the room. In fact two street artists are competing with each other under the applause and encouragement of the crowd – you’re at a ‘Secret Walls’ … Continue reading Secret Walls: Street Art’s Fight Club

Intriguing artists: 8 interesting facts

 Art History is a tricky subject, Artsper reveals a few interesting facts on major artists.   Jackson Pollock worked as a janitor in a primary school with his brother.    Pablo Picasso was one of the suspects in the stealing of the Mona Lisa in 1911. He was arrested by the police and interrogated to be finally released.   Madrid’s school of art expelled Salvador … Continue reading Intriguing artists: 8 interesting facts

I LOVE LA: STEFANIE MOSHAMMER

Whether it is Palm trees, California houses, fast-food or Lindsay Lohan, the imagery of American pop culture is a growing source of inspiration for contemporary artists. Each week, Artsper will be presenting you an artist for our “I Love LA saga”. The artists selected are Los Angeles based or themed. Stefannie Moshammer, a young photographer from Austria who captured the beauty and intimacy of women … Continue reading I LOVE LA: STEFANIE MOSHAMMER

Azzedine Alaïa sculptor of fashion

The world renowned fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa began his career studying sculpture. And although today he longer works with stone, he continues to explore shapes and curves, volumes and materials. Born in Tunis in 1940, he works on creating the ideal female silhouette. His designs are structured, tailored and modeled to fit the female figure with a grace unrivalled in the history of fashion – … Continue reading Azzedine Alaïa sculptor of fashion

A 5 minute guide to understanding the online art market in 2015

A market growing exponentially The online art market has reached a volume of $ 2.64 billion. As online art sales went into high gear last year, global online sales platforms of art and collectors gained popularity. Using a growth rate of 19 % (calculated for the slightly more mature line of luxury products) this value will increase to $ 6.3 billion in 2019! Fifty-two percent … Continue reading A 5 minute guide to understanding the online art market in 2015

I LOVE LA: EDDIE O’KEEFE

Whether it is Palm trees, California houses, fast-food or Lindsay Lohan, the imagery of American pop culture is a growing source of inspiration for contemporary artists. Each week, Artsper will be presenting you an artist for our “I Love LA saga”. The artists selected are Los Angeles based or themed. This week, meet Eddie O’Keefe, a young photographer and film director based in Los Angeles. … Continue reading I LOVE LA: EDDIE O’KEEFE

Good to Know: Surrealism

{Surrealism, literary and artistic movement born in the early 1900’s, is caracterised by its different approaches of expression and creativity that use psychic forces: automatisms, dreams and the subconscious… Artsper has selected ten key facts to reading and understanding the surrealist movement} {First and foremost, surrealism is not an artistic movement. Originally, it was a literary movement but also a philosophy and a way of … Continue reading Good to Know: Surrealism