Category: Entertainment

Self Defense For Women

Self defense is a right. You do not have to take martial arts to learn how to protect yourself. No one has the right to hurt you and you have every right to protect yourself and your loved ones from harm. In the world that we live in today has seen a rise of attacks

Typography Fundamentals

Typography is one of the considerable knowledge and industry fields, based on typefaces. They are an integral part of any graphic design, publishing or typing projects. However, before clashing with fonts' choice that appears to a major issue in design, one should get acquainted with typography fundamentals, accumulated from famous typographers for centuries, including basic

A Profile of Mark Rothko – Abstract Artist

Marcus Rothkowitz (Mark Rothko) is considered to be one of the most gifted artists of the Abstract Expression Movement which emerged following the Second World War. He was associated with the 'New York School'. Rothko's abstract art phase saw him shifting from pseudo-primitive and distorted forms to more indistinct forms called polymorphisms and later to

Art of Greece – Geometric and Archaic Period

Ancient Greece is considered the birthplace of Western Civilization. The art of a region at a particular time in history helps understand the then anticipating socio-economic realities, influencing creativity. Art of Greece is no exception. Its artworks over a period help us track the possible events & influences that triggered in the contemporary shaping of

What Makes Something Art? What is an Artist?

Recently, my friend and fellow Emergence Practitioner, Austin, asked me two very thought provoking questions: "What makes someone art?", And "What makes someone an artist?" My first thoughts? Holy cow! These are no small questions he's asking here. Especially since he is one of the fastest rising graphics artists in New York City. So what

How to Start Your Own Art Collection For Your Home

1. DE-CLUTTER YOUR HOME – Before you begin you need to start with a ‘blank canvas’; I’m sure if you had booked an art consultant or interior designer to make their recommendations you’d tidy up, so make this your starting point. It is also a fundamental feng shui principle that de-cluttering your environment will de-clutter

Navigating the Web For Art Lovers

Location does not always lend a favor to art lovers – many of the world's great art exhibitions and artists are localized in certain big metropolises, too far for most people to travel to get a good dose of the current art scene. Luckily, there are all kinds of web-based art publications and portals to