The Significance of Botticelli’s Renaissance Masterpiece ‘Primavera’

Botticelli, “Primavera,” ca. c. 1477–1482 (Photo: Google Arts & Culture via Wikimedia Commons Public Domain) Florentine artist Sandro Botticelli is credited for his contributions to the Italian Renaissance. Widely considered one of the most prolific painters of the 15th century, he is…

“there’s no time to be shy”

There’s no time to be shy … that’s for sure! It’s also the mantra that has made Montreal based, Kazakhstan born artist Ola Volo a full time artist. Now, we’ve known each other for a while as friends, but honestly…

Photographer Spends 48 Hours Creating the Ultimate Instant Camera

What do you get when you combine instant photos with a high-performance camera? This is what photographer Isaac Blankensmith was trying to answer when he spent two days Frankensteining together something he calls the Hasselblad-Instax. Along with fellow photographer Eddie Cohen, Blankensmith…

Traveling Photographer Captures Lively Ice Festival on a Frozen Mongolian Lake

Photographer Céline Jentzsch has a love for travel that is shared through her documentary-style images. Based in France, she traverses the globe to explore cultures and record the encounters with curiosity and empathy. Visually, they have a painterly feel—an art that Jentzsch practiced before becoming a…

martha rich : new show

“I think this installation is going to be one of my weirdest.” ~ Martha Rich Ha! And that’s just one of the reasons to love her. Yep, Philadelphia based artist Martha Rich has hung whole bunch {220 to be exact}…

Scientist Recommends These Brain Games to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Photo: oneinchpunch via Shutterstock As we age, keeping our brain sharp becomes more and more important. No one knows this better than Jessica Langbaum, a specialist in Alzheimer’s prevention and associate director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative in Phoenix, Arizona. While some suggest crossword…

julia faber

Oil paint and ink drawing on canvas. True story. Sigh. What a stunning combination … and combination that, I will admit, made me do more than a few double-takes! Also, those icebergs? So, so, beautiful. This is the work of…

7 Most Important Art Fairs People Travel Across the World to See

Photo: Tinxi via Shutterstock In the 20th century, the art fair redefined the concept of collecting. Intended as a place for dealers, collectors, and connoisseurs of art to meet, this exhibition-based event has grown into an international phenomenon, with iterations…