Archive for July, 2013

Where to Be Inspired

Written by Art in the News. Posted in Homepage

International artists

Not every piece of art is inspired by a sunset, or an old couple holding hands, or a country in turmoil. Sometimes inspiration comes from the most mundane places, the most ordinary places, and, yes, sometimes the most cliched places, like art magazines.

The life of an artist is not as glamorous as many people would like to believe. The vast majority of artists in the world are not full time professional artists, but instead hold down “nine to five” jobs like the rest of us, and practice their art in their spare time. To be able to paint or draw or sculpt for a living is truly the dream, but rarely the reality.

So for those millions of artists whose names you have yet to hear, inspiration can easily come from something so simple as an international artist magazine. Being of limited means (and time), st