Watercolor painting tradition

Watercolor painting tradition Watercolor painting is one of the most beautiful and oldest strands of artistic creation. It is assumed that its appearance is parallel to the invention of paper and the brushes made with rabbit fur, over 2000 years ago, although only in 1550 John White, in charge of registering the customs and lives… Continue reading

Famous Artworks – Top 5

Famous Artworks – Top 5 The Art History is also told through paintings, translated by the hands of the artists who, in many cases, have not seen their work recognized at their own time. More than a mere categorization of the artistic similarities, which allows the creation of artistic movements and currents, artworks are an expression… Continue reading

The contemporary artwork of Matteo Negri

The contemporary artwork of Matteo Negri Born in Milan in 1982, Matteo Negri has been revolutionizing the conception and imaginary of the art world, thanks to his contemporary paintings and sculptures, finalised with hues that are used as  an expressive instrument itselves. Graduated in sculpture by the Accademia di Belle Arti at Brera, Negri has… Continue reading

Paintings sales achieved in pixels

Paintings sales achieved in pixels It continues active, until April 2016, the unprecedented fundraising campaign, launched by the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (MNAA), for the acquisition of the artwork “A Adoração dos Magos”, by the portuguese painter António Domingos Sequeira (1768-1837). Similarly to what has been already done by some international museums, although in… Continue reading

Top 5 Sales in art auctions 2015

Art auctions -Top 5 Sales 2015 2015 was a particularly challenging year for art auction houses and investors from around the world! Although the “oficial” report numbers haven’t been released yet, you don’t need to search too hard to realize how often the phrase “record sale” was used this year! Contemporary art is more capitalized than ever,… Continue reading

Buy art online as an investment

Buy art online as an investment Investing in stocks, real estate funds or any of those traditional options, is getting increasingly outdated! As seen in that fatidic ‘Black Monday’ from which the art world did not escape, financial markets and art industry are more related, not only because of the artworks’ prices (art auctions are breaking records),… Continue reading

Art and Eroticism, by Ricardo Reis

Art and Eroticism, by Ricardo Reis “Eroticism is only one of the many slopes that are part of the huge panoply of ways and contexts of expressing yourself artistically, meaning, eroticism is part of life, and art is only its reflection and vice versa. Personally, I use the artistic nude as a way of expressing… Continue reading