Women have a profound impact on culture, both as subjects in works of art and creators themselves. With Mother’s Day around the corner, there’s no better time to examine the impact that women artists have made on the art world, and the impact that art has had on representations of motherhood.
The value of art often feels like an impossible thing to measure. But the auction business has consistently shown us that everything has a price—and then, a few years later, often an even higher one. So what makes a work of art command millions, or even hundreds of millions?
Recently married James and Anna Innes-Smith live in an airy penthouse apartment in East London’s Shoreditch. With James working as a journalist and Anna a full-time writer, neither are afraid to let their feelings be known! We take a peek around their beautiful home and at their private art collection, and find out about Anna’s experience at an art PR Agency and James’ (scientifically proven) man’s flu.
Color theory—the rules and guidelines regarding color in art and design—was first referenced in 1435. In the late 15th century, Leonardo da Vinci suggested an alternative hierarchy, but it wasn’t until the 18th century that modern color theory emerged from Isaac Newton’s conceptualization of the color wheel, detailed in his book Opticks in 1704.