The modern art movements you should know

With the transition to the twentieth century, modern art took off. Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Malevitch, the Delaunay and all the others constituted a flourishing vanguard that was divided in numerous artistic currents during the first half of the century. The experiments were multiplied by painters who always ventured farther into the unknown…To immerse yourself in all the artistic movements that compose the history of modern … Continue reading The modern art movements you should know

When fashion designers draw inspiration from artists

Art and fashion have always been linked. In fashion, the conception of any piece of clothing comprehends a phase of artistic creation as much for haute couture as ready-to-wear. The history of fashion, in the same way as that of art, has had its fair share of revolutions and many of big artists’ visionary ideas have crossed over into the creations of their fashion designing … Continue reading When fashion designers draw inspiration from artists

Who is the father of abstract art?

What makes the invention of abstraction in art such a revolutionary advance is the fact that it put into question the final objective of art in general. The image, which represented whatever reality until then, became a means to express internal thoughts, invisible realities. Before this major art movement was born, some artists were already trying to create abstract representations of reality, the Cubists for … Continue reading Who is the father of abstract art?

May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

In May, great collectors flock to New York. A great ball takes place there: evening sales of modern and contemporary art with Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Artsper and Achetezdel’art.com decrypt the event for you. Untitled (15 one dollar bills), Andy Warhol In this new kind of sport, each sale is a well-regulated social ritual seen like a round of boxing between very wealthy gentlemen. In realizing … Continue reading May Sales: Golden Week for Christie’s and Sotheby’s

Art and Fashion Collaborations

After New York, London and Milan, it’s Paris’s turn to present its Fashion Week! Artsper invites you for an overview of two fields that often cross roads and sometimes even identify with one another: art and fashion. Through their elaborate settings, fashion shows often border performance, and, on the other hand, museums and galleries sometimes feature fashion designers. These collaborations often hide complex economical issues, … Continue reading Art and Fashion Collaborations