Oil Painting: A Timeless Art Form, Expressing Visions and Perspectives

Oil painting remains a favored medium for contemporary artists to showcase their talents and express their unique perspectives. From the sweeping landscapes of Justyna Kopania to the vibrant brushstrokes of Rim Safiullin, oil painting continues to produce some of the most breathtaking works of art.

Masterful Everyday Beauty: Shmoylov’s Art

29.01.2023 Maria Bregman is a journalist, writer and contemporary art researcher. As an art critic, I have had the pleasure of experiencing the work of Vladimir Shmoylov on multiple occasions. Each time, I have been struck by the way in which he masterfully explores the relationship between technology, design, and daily life in his work. …

Creative Approaches to Mental Health

The Greater London Authority has announced plans to host an event centered on the theme of “Creative Approaches to Mental Health” in honor of Great Mental Health Day 2023. This event aims to showcase the positive impact that culture and creativity can have on mental health and well-being, particularly in light of the ongoing mental …

Save Aberdeen’s Belmont cinema

As a culture observer, it is worth noting that the future of Aberdeen’s beloved Belmont Cinema has been brought to the attention of Scottish Culture Minister Neil Gray. During a parliamentary session on Wednesday, January 11, North-east MSP Maggie Chapman, of the Scottish Green party, discussed the issue with the minister and requested a meeting …

Three Artists Leading the Ceramics Renaissance

Ceramics are an ancient and diverse art form that has undergone a renaissance in recent years, thanks in part to the groundbreaking work of contemporary artists who are pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved with clay. Here are three artists who are shaping the future of ceramics and creating some of the most …

Artists who are shaping the future of ceramics.

30.11.22 Art critic Maria Bregman talks about the work of the sculptors and discusses their creativity. Ceramics are one of the oldest and most widespread art forms in the world. Though their popularity has waxed and waned over the centuries, they are currently enjoying a renaissance in the art world. This is thanks in large …

Creativity’s Prize 2022 announced

As an art reviewer, I have had the privilege of following the selection process for the Creativity’s Prize 2022, one of the most prestigious prizes that an artist can win. The Creativity’s Prize is given to artists, sculptors, and creators who have demonstrated exceptional creativity in their work, and the jury looks for originality, innovation, …

Olga Bonitas: An Artist Who Brings Light to the World

06.11.2022 Maria Bregman is a journalist, writer and contemporary art researcher. I had the pleasure of viewing Olga Bonitas’s work in person and I was blown away. Olga Bonitas is a talented artist who primarily works in watercolour, who is quickly making a name for herself. A 36-year-old biotech engineer by first degree, Bonitas decided to …