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The first NFT exhibition of African art in France will take place in October 2022

Neuvième Toit, a collective of French-speaking artists, and AKAA, a contemporary art fair in Paris dedicated to the artistic scenes of Africa and its diasporas, will exhibit for the first time in France works of African art in “NFT” (non-fungible token) format. Presentation 9TH NFT PROJECT – AKAA OCT22 en-US This project is part of […]

NFTs to revolutionise the way creatives can create an income in the digital world

Non-fungible tokens – or NFTs – could help South African creatives better control the rights to their intellectual property, give them access to a broader market and improve their earnings. This is according to John Singh, non-executive director of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) and chair of the IITPSA Blockchain Special […]

Dubai’s IBC Group to partner with ARTIFI, pledges 10,000 Bitcoin to empower women artists globally through digital tokenization of artwork

Left to right - Reshmeen Hooda, Co-Chairperson IBC Group & Nazima Khan, Founder, Artifi Gallery

Dubai’s IBC Group has announced that it will partner with the Artifi Collection, an exclusive art gallery based in Canada that promotes the work of women artists and indigenous communities, to create Blockchain-based tokens that allow artwork to be sold and traded. The initiative aims to financially empower artists from around the world, through a […]

Fak’ugesi Festival 2020 confirms #POWERTOTHEPIXEL programme

Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and Wits School of Arts in Johannesburg have confirmed the Fak’ugesi Digital Innovation Festival 2020  programme will run live, online for one month from 20 October to 20 November 2020. Now in its seventh year, Fak’ugesi is a celebration of technology and creativity by Africans for Africa. Under the theme #POWERTOTHEPIXEL, the 2020 festival aims […]

Sidney and Bernice Clyman – African Art collection

There are many ways to collect ancient and historical pieces of art. One of the most famous ways to collect art pieces and show off your wealth is to go to an auction house. Auction houses not only have the most unique collection of items but it is also a place where an individual can […]

Social Function Of Art

By Paulo Mileno Art serves many different functions. Entertainment. It makes people think for a moment. To thrill. Or to say absolutely nothing. Yes, this is also important. Just as friends go to a party, drink together, and start saying nothing of importance. In Brazil today, the people recognized that the “driving force” behind making […]

Art: An Essential Need. Emergency Grants for artists living in Africa

Lidija Akka Project Dubai

Crowdfunding fundraising campaign to create a unique art book “The beauty will save the world” – Dostojevski In order to create a virtual connection against the physical walls of isolation, and to raise funds to support artists living in Africa, we asked the artists to share their thoughts and artworks, through an open call on […]

Factors That Draw People Towards Purchasing Art

Planet 121019. 50 x 90 cm, oil on canvas, 12th October 2019, №135.

Art collectors collect arts because they are passionate about it. When they love it, they decide to purchase it. Most of them cannot even think of giving importance to money over art they appreciate. They are ready to pay a fortune for the art or the artist they love. Every artwork is priceless for them. […]

The Change In Art Collection: Online Art Market

An imaginary landscape in Southeast Asia. Author Bennu. 60 x 100 cm, oil on canvas, 23rd September 2019, №134.

Collecting art is not a new thing. People love collecting artworks for ages. Earlier generations used to buy artworks just for obtaining and increasing numbers of valuable artworks. Slowly it has turned into a good investment where millennials are collecting artworks, then selling them and earning profits. They are called art flippers. Generation Z still […]

Abstract expressionism of the artist Bennu

The Energy of Nature. Author Bennu, 40 x 70 cm, oil on canvas

The color composition of oil paintings by the artist Bennu (Bennu7777.com) impresses with its energy. The unique style of the artist is manifested in the plot of his paintings, which are filled with delicate tones, fabulous objects and unlimited imagination of the author. Each picture shows that the artist’s work is boundless dreams and romance […]

Stercrafts

Ster Borgman

Stercrafts is a contemporary art company, created by Ster Borgman, which mostly uses recycled, vegan and eco-friendly materials. It produces Illustration, performance, photo, installation, ceramic, decoration and activistic art and it posts a lot of it on its Instagram profile @stercrafts. Some artworks are also for sale at www.sterborgman123.wixsite.com/stercrafts For example, take a look at […]

Pavilion of Mozambique @ La Biennale di Venezia 58th edition

Gonçalo Mabunda, It’s Shining, 2017

The National Pavilion of Mozambique aims to show, through a contemporary perspective, the troubled past of the nation and its influences in today’s society. Working with different mediums, Gonçalo Mabunda, Mauro Pinto and Filipe Branquinho, bring to this exhibition a dialogical conversation on violence, corruption and social injustice. Grew up in a post-colonial period during […]

What can AI do for you? Daniel Ting Chong uses creative coding to create collaborative artwork for Design Indaba 2019

Design Indaba 2019

Current conversations around the future of Artificial Intelligence tend towards the dystopic – speculation around the possible replacement of humans by machines and their consequent obsolescence typically running to doomsday scenarios. In response Design Indaba and Daniel Ting Chong – a former Design Indaba Emerging Creative- are exploring an alternative reality, one where technological symbiosis […]

Future of Art

Thunderstorm time. Hidden World: Sky, Mountain, Waterfall, Field, and Unknown Entities. Author Bennu, 80 x 100 cm, acrylic, oil on canvas. Bennu7777.com

There is no exact definition of visual art however there is a general accord that Art is the cognizant making of something delightful or important utilizing ability and creative energy. And the artists are the magicians of the world of Art. In this article, you will find 6 of the finest artists the upcoming time […]

Commissioning a Custom Wooden Sailboat Model

classic yachts Custom Wooden Sailboat Model

Sailboats have a long and storied history. People choose to have custom boats made for a variety of reasons. A wooden sailboat model is an excellent addition to any model collection or as a centerpiece in a private home, office, boat club, or museum. The key to a successful project is to work with an […]

Unusual Paintings of Bennu’s World

03-10-2018. Author Bennu, 75 x 105 cm, oil on canvas

Bennu paints abstract paintings. The first direction of the artist’s works is a world of colours. In the artist’s paintings feel sentimentality, sincerity, experiences that turn into a storm of passions and emotions. A beautiful colours combination gives the paintings a sense of tenderness and beauty of life. His artworks glow unusual positive energy, optimism […]