Vibrant Visions – The Influence of Pop Art in New Zealand

Abstract - The 80's Pash by Christian Nicholson

Pop Art emerged in the 1950s and 1960s as a vibrant and rebellious art movement that sought to blur the boundaries between “high” art and popular culture. Originating in the United Kingdom and the United States, it drew inspiration from advertising, comic books, consumer products, and mass media, reflecting the post-war era’s burgeoning consumer culture.…

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Why Hire Art for Your Spaces

Why Hire Art For Your Spaces

Importance of Aesthetics in Your Corporate Space Aesthetics play a pivotal role in corporate spaces, significantly influencing the overall atmosphere and perception of a company. Thoughtfully curated aesthetics can convey professionalism, creativity and attention to detail, leaving a lasting impression on clients, visitors, and employees alike. By creating visually appealing environments, corporations foster a sense…

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Art Supplies Auckland

art supplies auckland

Where to buy Art Supplies Auckland – Art supplies Auckland can be found in a range of locations offering a wide range of products for both professional and hobby artist. Gordon Harris Established in 1975 by Gordon and Ann Harris, they have an impressive range of art supplies and are well worth a visit if…

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What’s the “big deal” with Abstract Art?

Why Abstract Art?

What’s the “big deal” with Abstract Art? Do you admire abstract art, but don’t know why?  Abstract art looks like “nothing”… You may look at it and think “a child did it” OR It doesn’t look like it took long, how is it worth all that money? Do any of these comments sound familiar? Then…

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Art Classes Auckland

Art Classes Auckland - Mobile Art Gallery

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint?  There are a large number of options in Auckland where you can learn various techniques for painting from oils to acrylics.  No matter whether you are a total beginner or wanting to learn some new techniques to improve your artwork, there will be a course suited…

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Famous Artist’s Painting Quotes

Gerhard Richter on Paitning

Gerhard Richter – Painting Quotes Painting quotes by famous artists are always interesting to read as they represent a short but thoughtful representation of value and what drives the artist. Gerhard Richter who has had a long career, has much to say about painting and the art world that he captures so well and in…

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NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt’s Painting for Retiring Governor General

Bee Doughty-Pratt

Farewell Gift For Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt’s painting ‘Fractured Light’ was a farewell gift for Governor General, Sir Jerry Mateparae.  Sir Jerry Mateparae, and his wife, Lady Janine Mateparae had this serene painting installed in their Kapiti home.   NZ Abstract Artist Bee Doughty-Pratt painted ‘Fractured Light’ which was given to…

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Colourful Abstract Artist – Constanza Briceno

Constanza Briceno

Abstract Artist Constanza Briceno – Methodical Disorder Constanza Briceno, born, raised and educated in Santiago de Chile, art has always been a part of her life. At 8 years old she was painting with oils but was unable to continue painting with them in her university years. The nature of making art within an institution demanded…

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Two New Zealand Landscape Painters

New Zealand Landscape Woods (in situ) by David Gibbons, landscape painter, paintings of Otago New Zealand and regions of England.

David Gibbons‘ and Jill Perrott’s Approach as Landscape Artists A basic understanding of landscape painting is that landscape painters create art that holds depictions of natural scenery, but what else? When looking at NZ landscape paintings there is a variety of styles and understanding of representing nature that not everyone shares. While some landscape artists capture with…

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Interior Designers – Tips for Working

Tips for Working with Interior Designers Do you want your home to look good while being comfortable and functional? Then read on for tips for working with Interior Designers Good Interior Designers will help you create the home you have always wanted. Interior designers help by pulling aspects of colour and texture together while also knowing how to alter the flow and feel of a…

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