The world of Segmation revolves around art, color, and inspiration. We derive inspiration from many sources – especially from our monthly interviews with the incredible artists we choose to feature...
Are you questioning whether or not inflatables should be considered art? If so, remember all the unusual forms of art that people have accepted and even embraced: feather art, match art, tin foil art, colored pencil art, and more. With these mediums in mind, it makes sense that inflatables, when designed by true artists, could and should be considered art.
Many people in the world today are seeking ways to help refugee children cope with the unbelievable challenges they are currently facing. As a result of this human desire to nurture and bring relief, quite a few organizations exist for the purpose of benefitting refugee children. Some organizations supply food to needy families, others provide medical care or shelter, and others simply raise awareness of these individuals’ needs. A program started by a woman named Alexandra Dawley helps displaced Iraqi children who are living in Jordan by giving them simple opportunities to create art.
The media often portrays women in a negative light: weak or dominating, over-sexualized or frigid. However, art is a medium that is known to celebrate women not just for their physiques, but for their souls and accomplishments. Here are a few examples of art museums/organizations/resources who have made it their mission to uplift women in a world that so often oppresses them
A professional ballerina doesn’t live a “normal” life; she has a secret life that the average person only sees weakly portrayed in movies. Her reality is awakening before the sun rises, dancing until her muscles threaten to give out, and opting out of social events to make more time for practicing. In the secret life of a ballerina, specifically in her youth, ballet barres take the place of boyfriends, and self-discipline becomes a best friend. This is not the life most would choose, but those who do choose it are rewarded richly with breathtaking skill and an incredible ability to express emotions through dance – just ask Ivy Canapa. Better yet, watch her dance.
Any knowledgeable gardener will let you know that how you take care of your roses in spring will determine their health a few months down the road. A little know-how and TLC will ensure a gorgeous summer garden, whereas floral neglect can result in a barren rosebed. Thankfully, it doesn’t take too much effort to prepare your roses in spring for hearty summer blooming.
Each year on March 17th, strange events occur: thousands of people wear green and spend the day pinching one another, even strangers! March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, and most people in the Western world understand that such behavior is par for the course on this holiday. But have you ever wondered why we wear green and pinch each other on St. Patrick’s Day? We can explain the rationale behind these traditions, and then some.
Artists and potters Sarah and Sam Costanzo, owners of Mosquito Mud Pottery in West Palm Beach, are seeing their dream of owning a successful, family-owned business come to life. A few years ago, however, they would never have guessed this would one day be their dream. The Connecticut natives moved to West Palm Beach to attend college together. (At the time, they were not yet married.) During school, they both studied missions. An art minor, Sam casually took art classes, which is where he was introduced to pottery. Little did either of them realize that in a few short years they would be running one of the fastest-growing pottery businesses in South Florida.
Are you against the idea of planning a trip to Paris, the most-visited city in the world? If so, it may be best for you to stop reading this right now. Learning about the best art museums and galleries in the City of Light will definitely make you want to check the price of plane tickets. Here’s just a tiny sampling of the breathtaking art museums and galleries that reside in Paris
Think you know a lot about art? That may be the case, but we bet there are a few unusual things you don’t know about some famous art pieces such as The Last Supper, The Scream, and Mona Lisa. We are more than happy to get you up to speed on these fun facts. Read on to sharpen your knowledge of art history and give any art professor a run for his or her money.
This year, if you have no one to love on Valentine’s Day, why not fall in love with art? After all, art will never break your heart! Read on to discover a few reasons why art is truly an ideal object of one’s affections.