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September 26, 2018

3 Historical Female Artists You May Be Unfamiliar With

There are few people unfamiliar with historical female artists such as Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keefe and Mary Cassatt. These ladies paved the way for women artists who followed them, and they have received great acclaim over the years. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to find an art history textbook that leaves these women out. However, these ladies form just a tiny group of female historical artists. There are many, many more women artists who deserve to be celebrated. www.segmation.com

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May 15, 2018

Why Do People Create Art?

Merriam-Webster defines art as “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects.” Humans have been making art for a long time. Have you...

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March 26, 2018

The Earthy, Enduring Color Scheme of the Cave Paintings at Lascaux

Can art exist apart from color? Thank goodness that’s never been a predicament humankind has encountered. Art across the ages has been intermingled with glorious color. The cave paintings at Lascaux have an amazing story as well as a beautiful color scheme. Here are a few fun facts about the paintings at Lascaux.

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February 8, 2018

What Young Emerging Artists See When They Look at the Human Body

Paintings Featured in ‘Body and Physicality in the Works of Emerging Artists. Look What Young Emerging Artists See’. www.segmation.com

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December 28, 2017

4 Powerful New Year’s Resolutions Artists Should Make in 2018

For artists, the New Year is the perfect time to take stock of dreams, desires, and goals. There is something powerful about writing them down on paper or smearing a vision board with images that represent them. www.segmation.com

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Angelica Kauffmann

November 30, 2017

Why Have So Many Female Artists Been Left Out of Art History?

Art history textbooks are nearly void of female artists. Is this because female artists were rarities in the past? Not hardly. Just as there is a large number of women artists in the here and now, there was probably a huge amount in the there and then. The question is “why are women artists getting left out of art history?” It’s critical that we find the answer to this quandary. Without it, history may repeat itself as it relates to women in the arts. www.segmation.com

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January 23, 2017

8 Artists Every Child Should Know About

In today’s world, most children are definitely not being exposed to a sufficient amount of art. Instead, they are staring mindlessly into an iPad screen and watching YouTube, or watching television for hours. What a tragedy. There is nothing inherently wrong with YouTube and television, but there is something very wrong with the absence of art in a child’s (or adult’s) life. These precious souls should be nourished with the rich fare of beautiful, soul-shaping works of art.

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January 15, 2017

3 New Year’s Resolutions Every Artist Should Make

There is something about verbalizing resolutions that makes them seem more real and also helps you become accountable to yourself for them. Are you an artist? Have you not yet set any New Year’s resolutions?

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October 12, 2016

Art Exhibition Celebrates Love Between Famous Artists

Everyone is vulnerable to being hurt by love…especially artists. Why? Because artists tend to feel emotions on a deeper level than the average Joe. However, these individuals are equally vulnerable to the joys of love.

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September 15, 2016

4 Historical Feminist Artists You Should Know About

Sometimes it seems like most of the historical artists we hear about are men. This is tragic. Until just a few decades ago, women in the arts were not celebrated,...

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September 6, 2016

3 Ways to “Unblock” Yourself Artistically

Are you an artist? If so, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the frustration of a creative dry spell or two (or two dozen). Creative blocks are encountered fairly regularly by nearly every artistic person. What about artist’s block? For example, songwriters temporarily lose the ability to effortlessly write good songs. Painters are just not able to create magic with their brushes. Illustrators cease to create engaging characters and drawings that capture the imagination.

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July 14, 2016

Artists, Here are 3 Tips for Stopping Self-Sabotage

Do you consistently ruin your weight-loss efforts by eating when you’re not hungry? Do you push away the romantic partner whom you hoped for for years? Do you procrastinate on projects you know you must complete in order to get that promotion at work? If so, you are most likely stuck in the prison of self-sabotage. Do you need some artist tips?

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June 17, 2016

Artists Turn Oceans Into Art Museums

Artists have ways of beautifying the strangest and most wonderful places with art installations. Streets, subways, schools, government buildings, etc. – the list goes on and on. Some of the most unique places art has been and is currently being installed are seabeds. The results are creative, to say the least, and stunning.

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December 29, 2015

Artistic and Inventive Mind: Creative Leonardo da Vinci

Like many artists, Leonardo da Vinci didn’t just consider himself to be a man of one concentration. One fascination of Leonardo’s was that of invention and design. Creative Leonardo da Vinci.

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October 4, 2015

Utility Box Art Transforms Cities, Impacts Lives

Decorated utility boxes do so much more than spruce up a community; they also pay homage to amazing individuals. In San Diego, California, a utility box stands as a monument to a young girl named Karina Fares.

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