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Original Art VS Replicas

July 27, 2018
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Original art is a piece of artwork that is authentic and done originally by an artist. That piece of artwork could be a painting, a sculpture or a performance work. A replica on the other hand is a piece of artwork that is a direct copy of a work of art that can’t easily be distinguished from the original piece. Replicas can be done by the same artist who did the original work or a different artist altogether. An artist for instance can reproduce an image of the original work of art that he/she made in a different medium and make it available in another form. It must be noted that even if it is the same artist that reproduces the same original artwork in different medium, then that work is a replicate. So which holds more value than the other? Is it original or replica? The reason why so many art lovers still buy original modern paintings is due to their belief that original art holds more value than replicas. Is this belief really true? Let’s find out. Basically if you take a look at any original artwork that is done by an artist, you will find that it […]
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Famous Portrait Painters in Dubai

July 26, 2018
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Dubai is well known for its awesome skyscrapers and glittering malls that usually attracts a different kind of tourists from different parts of the world. Dubai is also home to some of the best portrait painters you will find in the world. Yes, Dubai boasts some of the leading and famous portrait painters who are respected in the art world. In this article we explore some notable and famous portrait painters in Dubai. Hassan Sharif He is a famous Dubai portrait art painter who is now aged 65 years old but with lots of amazing portrait works of art pieces to show. In fact some of his riotous art paintings are on show at the New York gallery. He was born in 1951 in Dubai and then he went to art school in London later returning to his native home of Dubai 1984. When he came back home to his native land of Dubai, he found calligraphic art was what defined the art scene in Dubai. He revolutionized art in Dubai and brought a whole new dimension of Western art concept. Today thanks to him, Dubai portrait art is well appreciated everywhere else in the world. Suzi Nassif She is […]
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Where I can buy oil paintings in Dubai

July 18, 2018
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Are you looking for oil paintings in Dubai? If you are in the process of starting your collection, Dubai is an awesome place to begin. It has 90+ art galleries to select your favorite artwork. You can find riveting collections from themed exhibitions in Dubai. We are rounding up 5 places where you can buy oil paintings in Dubai. SAPHIRA & VENTURA GALLERY This is a gallery where collectors can buy both contemporary art and modern art. If you are looking for affordable art, the gallery mounts exhibitions of diverse themes from abstract surreal to Asian. If you want an artwork for any famous artist Dubai then SAPHIRA’s collection is the place to find established artists like Keith Haring, Frida Khalo, Jackson Pollock and much more. SUZI NASSIF’S THE ART CELL If you are looking for a famous artist Dubai, look no further than Suzi’s. You can buy abstract art from the award-winning contemporary artist. Her website is worth the visit. You can have a glimpse of her work through the site. She is able to present abstract art through her paintings. The online store offers original oil portraits and nudes for purchase. You may also get in touch with […]
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5 Exciting Artists in The UAE

July 16, 2018
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Beyond the glittering malls, the UAE which is a global city is home to internationally recognized artists.  With more talented artists in Dubai, many contemporary portrait artists are pushing the boundaries in the subject area. In order to capture this historic moment, we are putting together a list of some of the most exciting artists in the UAE. Here is a list of who is shaping the portrait artists scene. Abdullah Al Saadi Abdullah Al Saadi can paint, draw and create lengthy artists notebooks. His works explore the changing environment and cultural history. He gets inspiration from traveling. He is pioneer conceptual artists. Mohammed Kazem Kazem visualizes what he thinks. Despite dropping out of school, Mohammed Kazem has continued to reinvent himself selected contemporary portrait artists in UAE. He dropped out of school citing lack of freedom to express self. Today, he is celebrated as one of the most successful people in art. While serving in the army art was the only way to escape boredom. His greatest desire was to dig into the intricacy of nature things. His career took shape when he began an art workshop for kids. Ebtisam Abdulaziz Most of Abdulaziz artwork expresses the changes in […]
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Tips for Art Collectors

July 7, 2018
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Art collectors have been known to shape the history of art for a while now and all over the world, this has purely graduated from a crazy and known hobby to an actual well- paying occupation. There are various tips that can be passed down to various art collectors (hopefully this might help with the increasing competition) globally and they do include: Make it fun; “Work with no play makes Jack a dull boy, “(as is explained by the known English proverb and the known language ancestors) in this line of business is again usually treated as a hobby. The process of discovering, bidding and buying a piece of contemporary portrait art is an exciting and reforming experience .this factor does not change during any point of transaction no matter how big or small the budget is.   Pop ups: The pop up experiences are the most elevating of all, galleries usually move into empty spaces or at times the streets to show a rare piece of art can be or might be appreciated. This allows the collectors and galleries to immense themselves into the “everyday “life of an area and this process encourages a completely different audience each time. […]
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Art is quite broad and for any art collector or any amateur artist who is looking to make a splash in the market there are a few things to know about abstract expressionism art. History – Abstract expressionism art was founded in the 1940s in New York. It has commonly been known as the first US style to make a splash in the art market worldwide. It had famous artists such as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and Franz Kline. Most of the artists who were well known in the early makings of this style were immigrants, who were either fleeing their countries because of instability and unrest or simply looking for better and greener pastures. Expression Art – From its origin, abstract was considered a way of expression on canvas. The artists brought color to the canvas and drew from an emotional place and had universal themes. Since it originated after the war, the themes were from post trauma and addressed a time of anxiety giving way to the surrealism movement which had the post war mood. What it looks like? – Abstract expressionism mostly lies on the large scale side; it lacks a clear focal point, has a non […]
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DUBAI ART BOOM

June 29, 2018
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Art in Dubai is taking a whole new life of its own and at a quick rate. This is not only applicable in Dubai but also in neighboring countries in the Middle East such as Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Art collectors are investing heavily in galleries and art exhibitions in Dubai, this generally promotes the country’s culture and arts. This also gives rise to new artists that are slowly showcasing their talents and trying to make a name for themselves in the competitive art field. Dubai holds different art exhibitions, galleries and other art events quite a number of times in the year. This allows both famous artists in Dubai as well as the new comers to showcase their paintings. With art collectors investing heavily in the art industry, it has also greatly helped the countries’ economy to sky rocket. As it is, there are a few famous artists in Dubai who have made a great splash in the field and a great name as well. All have their own unique spin when it comes to art and all have proved to the public that they are simply geniuses in what they do. One of the famous artists in […]
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Acrylic artwork, tips and techniques

June 28, 2018
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Art is a way of projecting one’s emotions. Taste and vision for art varies artist by artist. And hence the preferred medium for art is diverse also. One of the most popular contemporary arts medium is acrylic art. There are artists who are more contented working with oil colors. And there are those also who prefer acrylic over oil paints. Working experience with oils and acrylics is quite different and so is the end result. Why acrylic paints? Many artists find acrylic paints easier to work with. Acrylic paints are said to be distinguished from both oils and watercolors for the benefits they have. Some benefits are as follows: -acrylic paints are permanent and hence they do not age and do not go yellow with time -acrylic are easy to dilute as they instantly soluble in water -because of being water-soluble, acrylics dry faster than oils -no hard solvents are required to remove the paint The only disadvantage is that the acrylics are not oils and the end results is not as bright as oils once they area dried. Acrylics tend to get dull when dried. Toolkit for acrylic artwork -Best choice for brushes for acrylic paint are synthetic brushes […]
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Who else is fascinated by portrait art? To begin with, portrait paint represents someone artistically. The portrait art tries to include the entire face. In other words, an artist makes an attempt at conveying an individual’s mood. Before the 18th century, the portrait paintings were used to immortalize the rich and powerful. The pieces were highly priced that only the elite could afford them. Now, contemporary artists can create stunning, captivating and memorable artwork using oil paints. Usually, the colors are rich and illustrious. But one thing’s for sure the skillful artists’ produces oil painted portraits with phenomenal results. The artist can achieve distinctive masterpieces by fusing tones of color. The oil paints’ quality lasts through generations. Yes, its true Portrait art oil paints are slow drying but an artist can use it to create subtle blends. When an artist constantly tweaks and revisits the portrait paint it helps them achieve smooth transition during the painting procedure. Believe it or not, it is easy to achieve the crispy effect with oil paints besides textural variations. The truth is an artist can cover up mistakes even after the oil paint dries. Portrait art painting ideas When you commission an artist for […]
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Abstract Impressionism Art

June 19, 2018
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Have you ever viewed a painting or sculpture and your reaction to it is either positive or negative? Most people are not familiar with paintings when they see them. If you visit an art gallery can you identify an impressionist art? In Dubai for example, contemporary art in Dubai exhibitions is a place for artists to reflect their current issues and practices. The exhibitions make their voices heard in a changing political and social climate. Are contemporary artists using abstract impressionism art to express their mental focus on acumen and inner passions? Abstract impressionism art has influenced both fashion and furniture designs. There is no doubt abstract art has profound effects on modern design tendencies. This group of abstract impression Artists who are grounded in personal effect with certain things in common wanted to break away from the traditional method of painting. The artist decided to “go against the grain” for the love of painting. So, don’t be left behind as we look at some of the characteristics of their work. Characteristics of an impressionist artist An artist focuses on spontaneous brushstrokes and vibrant colors. The brush strokes are distinctive. The brushstrokes are visible, loose and large. But that’s not […]
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