Selfie – the new art form?

Being exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery in London, this art show was all about ME ME ME. From Selfie to Self-Expression highlighted self-portraits painstakingly created over time by masters such as Picasso, Rembrandt, Frida Kahlo and Van Gogh right down to the instant selfie on our smartphone. How we have evolved! The smartphone is being highlighted as the new form of artistic self-expression by us … Continue reading Selfie – the new art form?

What inspired Matisse to paint?

A new exhibition at the Royal Academy, London gives a first-hand look at some of the inanimate objects that the great French artist Henri Matisse collected and that played a fundamental role in his works of art. Some of the objects displayed were his two silver chocolate pots and a beautiful wooden 19th century Venetian chair, which it turns out Matisse was obsessed with when … Continue reading What inspired Matisse to paint?