Contemporary Artists

Month: March 2019

Tips For Gift Giving

Gift giving is something that we, as a culture, do quite frequently. After all, there are so many occasions on which giving gifts is appropriate and even expected and anticipated. For instance, birthdays are popular for gift giving, as are many holidays in a number of different religions and cultures. In addition to this, Valentine’s Day gifts are far from unheard of, something that also holds true for anniversary gifts, graduation gifts, retirement gifts, and more.

Choosing the perfect gift, however, can often be quite difficult indeed, especially if you are looking for unique small gifts. After all, you want to make a statement with your gift, to show that you care. But you also want to give a gift that will be enjoyable for the person who you are gifting it to, even if it is just a small gift. Fortunately, unique gifts online have become more accessible than ever before, thanks to the ever growing world of e-commerce not only just in this one country, but all throughout the maj Continue reading

The Role of Art in the Public Sphere

Art is a universal trait of the human race, and art goes far back in human history to the times of the Stone Age. Cave paintings are a common example of pre-historic art. Many art historians have documented the trends and progress of art through the millennia, where many topics, from the mundane to spiritual, have been depicted. As of the last two centuries, many art forms, from Romanticism and Impressionism to photography and abstract art have proven popular. What is more, art does more than look attractive; it has long since been shown to have a positive mental effect on whoever looks at it. Taste in art is almost infinitely varied, as art itself is, but psychologists have confirmed that art in strategic places can do a lot of good. An art consultant is an expert who understands the role that art plays on the human mind, and art consulting firms are available for hire by businesses today. Hotel art, framed photos in the office, and more can act as a mental boost to anyone who sees it Continue reading

Four Reasons To Make Pumpkin A Regular Part Of Your Diet

From snacking on fresh cider donuts, to picking fresh apples to going pumpkin picking to find the perfect pumpkins for carving, there are no shortage of fun things to do at an apple orchard.

Believe it or not, there are plenty of benefits to pumpkin picking, both for your health and as a source of fall fun.

Taking a child to go pumpkin picking at an orchard gives them a chance to learn and to grow. Giving a child the chance to roam and pick they’re own pumpkin instills in them a sense of pride and independence; that this is their pumpkin they picked out all by themselves. While they’re at the orchard pumpkin picking, the trip can also be used as a teachable moment where they can learn about pumpkins, animals and other things they see.

Above all, taking a trip to the orchard to go pumpkin picking gives a child a chance to get off their electronic devices and to spend some time out of the house.

While pumpkins can be fun for carving, there are also numerous benefits t Continue reading