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Space Art – The Wonders of the Universe

By | 2018-10-11T02:11:25+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Space art is the term for a genre of modern artistic expression that strives to show the wonders of the Universe. Like other genres, Space Art has many facets and encompasses realism, impressionism, hardware art, sculpture, abstract imagery, even zoological art. Though artists have been [...]

Jazz Music: A Major Form of Musical Expression

By | 2018-09-16T14:36:33+00:00 September 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz music is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s [...]

Street Art: A Form of Artwork Created in Public Locations

By | 2018-09-09T21:22:27+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. Other terms for this type of art include "independent public art", "post-graffiti", and "neo-graffiti", and is closely related with urban art and guerrilla art. [...]

7 Interesting Facts About the Life of Beethoven

By | 2018-09-05T18:21:20+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

Beethoven might be considered one of the greatest composers of all time, but it’s surprising how little many people actually know about him. This musical master managed to achieve some remarkable things in his life – including composing his most complex and highly regarded symphony, [...]

Disco Music Evolution, Origins and Cultural Significance

By | 2018-08-15T18:47:18+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Disco music originated from a fusion of music forms in the Northeastern U.S. that became a nationwide phenomenon in the 1970s. Disco music can be described as a genre of music which contains the elements of funk, soul, pop, and salsa. It started in the [...]

Futurism Art Movement

By | 2018-08-13T00:48:36+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Futurism was an avant-garde art movement which was launched in Italy, in 1909, although parallel movements arose in Russia, England and elsewhere. It was one of the first important modern art movements not centered in Paris - one reason why it is not taken seriously [...]

The History of Comics

By | 2018-08-08T23:12:12+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

The history of comics has followed different paths in different parts of the world. It can be traced back to early precursors such as Trajan's Column, in Rome, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and the Bayeux Tapestry. Early narratives in art An example of an early precursor to [...]

Interesting Facts About Henri Matisse

By | 2018-07-24T20:10:18+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , |

Henri Matisse is considered one of the world’s greatest artists of all time. His works are displayed in some of the world’s top museums. Even when his physical health prevented him from being able to formally paint, Henri Matisse would still find a way to [...]

9 Facts About Aboriginal Art

By | 2018-07-19T17:37:47+00:00 July 19th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , |

Aboriginal art is part of the oldest continuous living culture in world history, with Australian Aborigines having settled on the Australian continent somewhere between 60,000 and 80,000 years ago. Evidence of Aboriginal culture is found in the rock art, which so far has been dated [...]

The Importance of Classical Music in Our Modern World

By | 2018-07-09T13:45:37+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , |

In a society focused on the latest technology, dance crazes, and what is trending on social media, it is easily understood why so many believe the art of classical music is in many ways irrelevant. However, with more music being produced in today’s era than [...]