Monthly Archives: March 2014

Metal Sculptures Make Unique Pieces Of Art

Metal sculptures provide unique centerpieces that can be displayed in a variety of settings. Creating art with metal sculptures involves a unique form of artistic expression, both for the artist who creates the piece and for the general public who admire it. In addition, metal sculptures are highly sought after because they are able to … Continue reading

A Climb Up the Art Ladder

The visual arts are a cornerstone of contemporary American culture in both the high art world and popular culture at large. Additionally, the work created by artists in America shapes and influences the art that is created around the rest of the globe. This influential position was not always in place, however. It has taken … Continue reading

Abstract Art In Modern Culture

Abstract art has been popular for many years. However, in the last decade its popularity has seen a resurgence as more art has been made available for private purchase. In addition, art is now more affordable than it was in the past, meaning that more people can afford to decorate their homes with unique works … Continue reading

The Art of Permanence

As an art form, casting has long enjoyed a prominent place in the methods for creation at the disposal of sculptors. Metal casting is a technique for creating three-dimensional work that stretches far back into history. Some of the world’s most renown sculptures were created through various metal casting procedures. Whether it is the tactile … Continue reading

Art Takes on Time

Art is an invaluable part of our culture that makes living each and every day intriguing and deeply pleasurable. Whether it is cinema, dance, music, poetry, or the visual arts, the creation of an artist does more than teach us about beauty or history. Art gives us the ability to broaden our horizons and discover … Continue reading

Contemporary Art: Twisted Tradition

Contemporary art is difficult to define. As with other forms of creative expression, advances in technology have enabled visual artists to create and share art that does not necessarily have a place in traditional galleries. Perhaps the most notorious contemporary artist is Banksy. No one knows the real identity of the mysterious man whose graffiti … Continue reading

Sculptured Art – Three-Dimensional Eye-Candy

Sculpture is one of the visual arts that embody three-dimensional forms, and it can consist of stone, wood, clay, metal, marble or virtually any material that is firm enough to hold a shape. Sculpture artists may remove material to create their artwork or they may add to it, for instance, by welding and fusing materials … Continue reading

Expressing Creativity Through Metalworking

An artist in any capacity constantly searches for new and unique ways to express his or her creativity. Often, it is not enough to simply express the vision of an artist in the same medium as others. Therefore, artists are typically searching for new ways to express their creative force through the medium itself. The … Continue reading