Artsper offers you a guide to identify the specific style of the artists whose names often resonate in the art world. No art history degree required… Continue reading To Each His Own Style
This summer, take the opportunity to visit the best exhibitions of the moment and stay up to date on art trends. Artsper offers you a selection of artistic and cultural events for the beach season, a good way to learn but also to enjoy the air conditioning of the museums. Continue reading What to do this summer?
His hypnotising blue works are in every major museum across the world, and are a testament to the artist that revolutionised the 20th century art scene. Artsper invites you to discover 10 remarkable facts about the incredible life and work of Yves Klein. Continue reading 10 Things to Know about Yves Klein
Contemporary art is vast. To help you find you bearings, we created an alphabet primer, with essential keywords, to shed some light on the subject. Continue reading Contemporary art from A to Z
Pigments were invented about 40,000 years ago. In their time, Egyptians were already using a palette of 6 colors : white, black, blue, red, yellow and green. In the Medieval Age, blue was highly prized because of its cost. Now, there is a whole area of study around color psychology. Naturally, with the course of time and from art movement to the next, colors and … Continue reading Understanding colour theory
While impressionist where wondering about light and visual sensations in paintings like “Snow effects in Giverny” – Monet, 1893, a group of French artists called “The Incoherent” were having fun behind their backs! They produced the first monochromes: “Boozy patrol in fog” (grey); “Tomato harvest by apoplectic cardinals along the red sea” (Red); “Nigger fight in a Cave during the night” (Black), “First communion of … Continue reading The Entertaining and Tumultuous Story of Monochrome Paintings