All posts by Vincenza Napoli

Portraiture: more than just a pretty face

Portraits have the capability to portray more than just the likeness of a person.


Discovering the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Situated in the centre of Mayfair in a 17th century mansion, Burlington House, this world-renowned art institution’s annual Summer Exhibition showcases art from across the world in every medium, subject matter and style imaginable.


Baring it all: a history of the nude

Unsurprisingly, nude art is the subject of much controversy in the artworld. Indeed, the art vs. porn argument is a topic that rears its head often at Artfinder HQ, so we thought that it was time to settle the debate.


Taking art to the streets

From peculiarly altered street signs, graffitied walls of the South Bank Centre and the hedgehog in Shoreditch, street art has the power to alter what would otherwise be an average walk to work.


It's time to get (photo)real

Let’s get one thing straight: the artworks in this week’s Artbeat are paintings and drawings, not photographs. We bet you’re just as shocked as us.


All about the art world Olympics

The Venice Biennale embraces the international nature of the art world, encourages creative dialogue between artists across the globe, and exhibits new artistic styles and genres.


Out of the blue: what does the colour have to do with art history?

The evolution of the colour blue proves that role of colour in art history is just as important as any art movements or new artmaking technologies.


Boom! Pop! Whaam! here comes the story of Pop art

As the TV replaced the radio, American life became overwhelmed with imagery of pop culture and mass advertising. Cue the soup cans and Marilyn Monroe’s windswept dress.


The short but influential life of Jean-Michel Basquiat

The truly unique quality of his work, the themes he communicated and his romantic rags to riches story continues to attract the intrigue of art world giants and art lovers across the world.


Let's get digital, digital: art in contemporary society

Digital art traces back to the creation of the computer. It’s a medium that continues to evolve alongside technological advances, and makes the possibilities of what artists can create endless.


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