Author Archives: Anupriya Shasheendran

Copyrighting Art: 101 Guide to Art Copyright

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Let’s hear it loud and clear—Copyrighting art is important! Yes, if you are an artist then you definitely need to know everything about art copyrights.  And if you are an art lover, you still need to know about this means of protection so that you appreciate art more.  Art around the world is often misused, […]

Principles of Art: The Complete Guide for Art Principles!

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Have you ever wondered what it takes for a painting to get so popular?  We already know that its composition and elements play a key role in its success. But don’t you think that there can be some set of rules that it adheres to?  Well, yes there’s some. These are the Principles of Art! […]

Color in Art Explained: The Ultimate Guide

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When you look at any work of art, what is the one aspect that cannot escape your eyes? Well, it’s none other than colors..! There is nothing that escapes color in the world we live in.  Anything around us that is hit by light will carry a certain color of its own.  Think about it, […]

10 Tips on Art Marketing: The Complete Guide 2024 

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Being an artist, one tends to fall in love with the process of art making rather than art marketing!  Phew, the number of Instagram reels I come across featuring worried artists and their attempts to show the world their art is shocking! That said, I know each artist strives to do this because they understand […]

Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird: Inside Kahlo’s Symbolism!

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Who would’ve thought a Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird can also be a medium to channel divorce grief? This was done by none other than the queen of self-portraits, Frida Kahlo!  Kahlo is infamous for being an open book through her self portraits, depicting different events and emotions from her life.  The Thorn […]

Almond Blossom by Van Gogh: The Essence of Life in a Blossom Tree Painting! 

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Of grace, finesse, and life—that is what the painting Almond Blossom by Van Gogh screams at one look!  From his collection of flower paintings, this blossom tree art has definitely won millions of hearts across the world.  The blue color itself is perceived to be associated with calmness and even melancholy. With the endearing blue […]

The Weeping Woman By Picasso: Demonstrating Agony Through Cubist Art! 

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Oh, this is pain, this is anguish! I faint, I fail. Now my body thaws; I am unsealed, I am incandescent. – Virginia Woolf I personally thought that this moving quote by the great feminist author would best represent The Weeping Woman by Pablo Picasso!  We would think it is impossible for an edgy and […]

Disturbing Painting “Ivan the Terrible and His Son” Explained!

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What comes to  mind when you come across Ivan the Terrible and His Son? The first time I came across this title, the following questions pooled in: Who is Ivan? Why is he called Ivan the Terrible? And why mention his son? Does his son not have a name? There is a whole stream of […]