Author: Thea Augustidis

Art

The Works of José Clemente Orozco

José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949) was a Social Realist painter who helped revive the Mexican Muralism movement in the 1920s. His work often depicted human suffering, and his murals are known for being complex, tragic and political. We had a look at some of his life’s work from his well-known murals […]

Art, Culture

The Colour Blue in Art

“A certain blue penetrates your soul” -Henri Matisse Blue has been named the world’s favourite colour after topping polls in countries across the world. Associated with clear skies and vast seas, the colour is often seen as calm, serene and even spiritual. It can be bright and intense or icy […]

Art, Culture

Challenging Gender – in Pictures

Gender has been a popular topic in the art world recently, with many contemporary artists challenging the the socially constructed binary between feminine and masculine. This isn’t something totally new however. We had a look in the archives for people and artists that have challenged the gender binary in the […]

Culture

Five More Trends for 2019

Visual and cultural trends are important to keep an eye on as a creative project or brand can be improved or made more appealing by incorporating elements of current trends into its design. At the beginning of the year, we decided on nine beautiful and eye-catching trends, which you can […]