Mixed media art encompasses an infinite amount of techniques – you can mix absolutely any two mediums into one piece, and it is considered mixed media. This could include different types of paint, cutting out pictures from magazines, combining crochet and embroidery, or anything else you can think of. One great beginner project for people […]
What is Postmodern Art?
Postmodern art has its roots in Dadaism – a movement in the early 20th century that rejected the art establishment and made nonsensical pieces. Younger artists in the 1950s began to feel that the mainstream abstract expressionist art didn’t speak to their lives in any meaningful way, so postmodern art began as a reaction against […]
Women in Art : Hilma af Klint
Hilma af Klint, born in Sweden in 1862, was a pioneer of abstract art. She made abstract work years before other well-known artists of the 20th century such as Wassily Kandinsky. Art historians now recognize her as the first artist to create work in the abstract style. When she was twenty years old, she attended […]
3 Art Exhibitions to Check Out In L.A. Before They’re Gone
As a photographer and designer based in California, Andrew Haag loves exploring the latest art exhibits and events in the local area. In this first installment of his art showcase series, Haag covers 3 must-see L.A. art exhibitions to check out this fall. 1. Immersive Van Gogh – 6400 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, California. Designed by […]