The latest digital media capabilities have allowed masterpieces that were once only seen in museums and the collections of the world’s wealthiest to be copied as fine art prints and posters. Now everyone can afford to purchase copies of Michelangelo’s frescoes from the Sistine Chapel and Claude Monet’s Waterlilies. The floodgates have opened and now all kinds of masterpieces can be purchased as fine art prints and posters to be framed and hung on the walls of your home or office just like “real” art. The museum quality prints and posters are printed on thick quality paper and in high resolution offering superb detail and clarity. For those hoping to own …..
While there are plenty of impressive art exhibitions going on indoors this summer, it is refreshing to be able to step outside when the weather is good and enjoy some art “en plein air.” The following are some of the highlights which are taking place this summer across the globe. View a one of a kind living interpretation of Van Gogh’s A Wheatfield with Cypresses hanging outside of The National Gallery in London made from over 8,000 plants. Read more about the living wall created by General Electric. In Paris, France there are some of the most incredible art museums in the world, but not far from Paris you have …..
The paintings of great artists are continually being recreated by those who are inspired by these works, students studying the works, and others who use alternative media to reinvent famous paintings. This last group often comes up with some of the most inventive and fun interpretations drawing new audiences to see these works in a creative way. The following examples are just a few of the many new pieces inspired by great works of art. This week an artist from Toronto broke the world record with a mosaic created from 12,090 Rubik’s Cubes made after Michelangelo’s Hand of God from the Sistine Chapel. There is also a time lapse video …..