Tag Archives: Art

Support the Artist, not the Curator

    As Internet grew and social media platforms developed, a new popular “job” emerged online: Internet Curators. Curators in the past were essential in the Art industry. They searched for artists, worked with them and put up exhibitions to showcase their work. They were often passionate people holding higher [...]

Arabic Calligraphy ~ U.A.E.

Arabic Calligraphy is a beautiful art. I like the way the intertwined letters flow together drawing the eye into following all the curves and shapes. I know how to speak and write in Arabic. However, I always have trouble reading this type of calligraphy as I never know where a [...]

The Sun Voyager ~ Iceland

The Sun Voyager (Sólfar in Icelandic) is a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason (1931-1989), an Icelandic artist born in Reykjavik. Built in 1971, It represents a stylish viking ship standing proudly on a polished marble ground by the harbor, reflecting the importance of the sea in Iceland’s culture and history. [...]