• Black and White Photography vs Art

    Black and White Photography vs Art

    Black and white photography has been an integral part of the fine arts for over a century. It allows artists to focus on composition, form and texture without the distraction of colour, resulting in iconic and powerful images. This medium emphasises form and texture, creating a more abstract and graphic style that effectively conveys mood and emotion. Many renowned photographers,...
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  • Creativity & Mental Health

    Creativity & Mental Health

    Art and mental health are undeniably connected. Creating and experiencing art can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression while promoting feelings of relaxation and well-being. Art therapy is an effective form of therapy for individuals struggling with mental health issues. Art can also be used to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health. Let's continue to explore the potential of...
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  • Antony Gormley | Portfolio

    Antony Gormley | Portfolio

    Antony Gormley is a renowned British sculptor known for his large-scale sculptures that explore the relationship between the human body and space. He often uses casts of his own or other people's bodies to create personal and universal works of art. His most famous works include Angel of the North and Another Place, which are iconic landmarks in the UK....
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  • Sol LeWitt | Portfolio

    Sol LeWitt | Portfolio

    Sol LeWitt was a pioneering American artist known for his groundbreaking work in the realm of conceptual and minimal art. Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1928, LeWitt rose to prominence in the 1960s with his iconic wall drawings, which combined simple geometric shapes and lines to create a standardised, repetitive visual language. As a self-taught artist who initially worked as...
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  • Ileana Moro | Portfolio

    Ileana Moro | Portfolio

    Ileana Moro was born in 1992 in Costa Rica. She is a self-taught artist currently based in Antwerp. Moro’s artworks are recognised mainly for her painting in dark tones wanting to expose the depths and layers of experiences as an instinctive relationship to the invisible things, the border between life and the mystery.
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  • Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness & Art

    Mindfulness and art have a deep and interconnected relationship. Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment, paying attention to one's thoughts, feelings, and surroundings with an open and non-judgmental attitude. Art, on the other hand, is a form of self-expression that allows individuals to explore their emotions and experiences.
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  • Oskar Holweck | Portfolio

    Oskar Holweck | Portfolio

    Oskar Holweck used a variety of techniques to bend, crumple, fold, press, squeeze, stretch, score, tear, slit, cut, saw, singe, and burn white paper, which was a single object to which he applied all of his artistic abilities. He examined the fundamental procedures of artistic creation and the crucial characteristics of his medium in serial repeats with the focus of...
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  • The use of geometric shapes and forms in minimal art

    The use of geometric shapes and forms in minimal art

    Geometric forms are used in many different art forms for a variety of reasons. Cubism, which was developed in France and Spain between 1907 and 1914, is one of the most well-known abstract movements. Vorticism (1912–1915) was developed in England, followed by Russian Suprematism (1915–1923), Bauhaus (1919–1933), 1950s Swiss Design, and, of course, 1960s and 1970s minimalism and 1980s–present fractal...
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  • Portfolio: Pep Carrió

    Portfolio: Pep Carrió

    In his project Diario Visual, Pep Carrió searches for objects and ends up encountering emotions. Countering emotions, consequently, against which the visitor can harbor any feeling except indifference. A gallery of tiny, commonplace heartbeats mixed together, combining with each other until they make up the two faces of the same coin: the heart of those shoreless seas which we have...
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  • 5 Exhibitions to Visit this Autumn

    5 Exhibitions to Visit this Autumn

    It's time to discover what exhibition to visit this autumn. 1605 Collective has carefully selected the 5 art shows that are at the top of our list. Don't hesitate to see your favourite photographs or art if you are in Paris, London, New York, Coruña or Amsterdam. Among the exhibitors are Picasso, Steven Meisel, Thierry Mugler, Mous Lamrabat and female Modernist...
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  • DALL-E: a tool that draws anything

    DALL-E: a tool that draws anything

    Discover DALL-E, the famous new Artificial Intelligence technology which is able to transform a description of an image into the real image comes from two words:  “WALL-E,” the 2008 animated movie about an autonomous robot, and "DALI" - a reference to Salvador Dalí, the surrealist painter.
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  • Ryuji Tanaka | Portfolio

    Ryuji Tanaka | Portfolio

    Ryuji Tanaka is one the most famous Japanese artists who focused on a traditional painting style - nihonga.⁠ Nihonga is the creative process of mixing mineral pigments and applying them onto the canvas or Japanese washi paper with glue to act as a fixing agent. Usually, Japanese artists apply paint with a brush, however, Tanaka often used a feather which often resulted...
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  • Understanding of Sculpture

    Understanding of Sculpture

    Sculptors like Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Richard Serra and others... We invite you to dive deeper into the understanding of sculpture with 1605: from the classic sculptors out of the museums to contemporary artists who are changing the course of art history today.
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  • 6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    Minimalist art began as a post-World War Two movement in American visual arts during the 1960s and 1970s. Thought to be a direct response to the styles of Abstract Expressionism and Modernism, Minimalism embraced geometric forms, neutral surfaces, and industrial materials over loud and chaotic artworks. As Minimalism appeared to deny such vivid expression, the artworks that were made deliberately...
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