Pablo Picasso’s 1932 painting “Femme à la montre” sold for more than $139 million on Wednesday at a Sotheby’s New York auction, making it the most valuable work of art sold globally at an auction this year.
Years after Pablo Picasso’s death, his art is still popular and recreated in many forms; clothes, accessories, decorations, replications etc. Most importantly, his artwork is a source of inspiration for many creatives and a point of references for artists. Picasso's inspirational reach isn't limited to creatives but the lesson we can take from his life is for everyone.
AI has come a long way. ChatGPT was recently in the spotlight and amongst heated discussions. Side by side, we now have AI art generators.
Salbhi Sumaiya's tale is one of resilience, inspiration, and a profound connection to both art and the stars. As a hard-of-hearing (HOH) individual, her artistry has transcended barriers, becoming a bridge between worlds.
The exhibition is open to visitors of all ages, which is a perfect place for people to enjoy.
Art is a very intricate and emotional field that has the power to connect on a personal level with us. Many great names have established a strong connection to others with a stroke of their brushes. From the bold, vibrant and dramatic portraits of Van Gogh to the minimal and natural style of Frank Stella, there are many artists who have managed to capture our hearts and open up the creative corner in our minds with their work.
Naeem Mohaiemen called the book and its selections, which comprise fairly short essays and editorials on contemporary matters, “an argument for somehow recording all that seems ephemeral, so we can then look back and trace what was happening.”
A picture is worth a thousand words. Maybe that’s why art is often referred to as a universal language that can connect with people everywhere on a deeper and emotional level. Which really begs the question that do you really need to ‘understand art’ to enjoy it? In other words, do you really need to be a connoisseur to appreciate art?