David Hockney: 5 (and a bit) facts you may not know

West Yorkshire native, Pop Art pioneer and avid cigarette smoker, Hockney is a contemporary art legend.

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Abstract art: why your three-year-old couldn’t have made this

When it comes to Abstract art, there’s more to it than meets the eye.

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Still life: flowers, bottles and pears oh my!

Still life art isn't just impressively realistic depictions of objects. They are actually symbolic of the beliefs and interests of the time they were created. Interested?

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Admiring all the right angles: Geometric art

Simple forms and straight lines? Yes. Artworks rife with political and social meaning? Oh, yes.

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Monet: The Master of Impressionism

With a revolutionary approach to painting, Oscar-Claude Monet - somewhat accidentally - founded the Impressionist movement.

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Portraiture: more than just a pretty face

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

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The new kid on the block (well, kinda)

Artfinder's CEO, Michal Szczesny, chats about the good old days and the future ahead.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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