Artists with style

Fashion week season is upon us, after New York and London, it’s currently doing its rounds in Milan before heading up to Paris. Bloggers, fashionistas, designers, models and celebrities are out and about in their best (and sometimes most quirky) outfits. If you don’t want to feel left out, why not draw inspiration from Artsper’s selection of the most fashionable artists! JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Why ? … Continue reading Artists with style

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

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

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