Scary Paintings to Celebrate Halloween


Halloween is the perfect time to explore dark paintings and scary art. If you want to get in the Halloween spirit, explore these creepy works of art. Get ready to be haunted. 1. The Nightmare by Henry Fuseli (1781) Fuseli’s painting screams Halloween art. The mixture of horror and sensuality stands out and creates a…

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8 of the World’s Most Famous Paintings and Where to Find Them


As winter comes to an end, who’s not dreaming of a little getaway? For art lovers and worldly explorers, these destinations will satisfy your travel itch and give you the opportunity to see some of the most famous paintings in human history. 1. The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh: The Museum of Modern Art. New…

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Love in Art


Love has been a primary source of inspiration across so many different types of art; Music, poetry, and of course, visual art. The creative expression of this complex and all-encompassing emotion has led to many popular pieces, such as Klimt’s The Kiss or Magritte’s The Lovers. However, there are so many pieces that haven’t made…

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Art & the Healing Process


In the last few years, mental health has become more widely and openly discussed. With this destigmatization comes a growing trend in art therapy. Art as a way to process emotions isn’t new; Creativity and mental health have always been deeply entwined. Art can be cathartic when coping with anxiety, depression, trauma, and more. Here…

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4 Female Artists Who Made an Impact in the Art World


The origins of some of the most important artistic movements can be traced back to female artists. Whether they left behind inspiring self portraiture, or made a bold feminist statement, they left a lasting mark on our society today. Here are 4 female artists who undeniably left their mark on art history and are recognized…

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5 Montreal Artists You Should Know About


Montreal is no stranger to the art scene, so it’s not surprising that it’s home to an incredible collection of established and emerging artists. From the multicultural environment to its beautiful scenery and art murals, it’s a great place for creativity to flourish. Discover some amazing Montreal talents and support local artists! Holly Friesen If…

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Frida Kahlo: The Life of an Icon, Montreal Exhibition


If you’re looking for something inspirational to do in Montreal this summer, you’ve come to the right place. In the heart of Little Burgundy at Arsenal Contemporary Art museum, you can experience an incredible and immersive biography like no other. Take a journey through the life of one of the most influential artists in history…

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Van Gogh & Rembrandt: Self-Portrait Masters from The Netherlands


When we say self-portrait in 2022, we think about selfies. The term ‘selfies’ became so popular in the last century that it was the Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the year in 2013. However, the idea is nothing new. Van Gogh and Rembrandt were two of the greats who were masters at it. Vincent Van…

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Self-Portraits: 7 Artists Who Immortalized Themselves


A tried and true practice, self-portraiture has remained popular throughout history. Type in any famous artist’s name like Picasso or Emily Carr into Google and add ‘self-portrait’ to your search… You’re bound to get anywhere between one to a hundred self portraits. To highlight the popularity of the original selfie, let’s take a look at…

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