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Parkour – The art of the street

Parkour – The art of the street

The image of young people jumping over cars, through gentle fence walls on crowded streets of big cities, is no longer a new image. These seemingly gentle and simple movements, they are honored as an art and art of Parkour. General introduction Parkour (another name […]

Woft in Samir Rafi arts

Woft in Samir Rafi arts

Green Art Gallery (Dubai) is introducing an exhibition of modern Egyptian artist Rafi. His works are sometimes surreal and are always thought-provoking. Highlights are lonely characters to scary wolf-like dogs. His artwork is often intertwined with political and personal stories. Sharing with the press, Yasmin […]

3 Famous Athletes Who Become Actors

3 Famous Athletes Who Become Actors

The world entertainment industry appears many stars who are professional sports athletes. Here are some famous actors who used to be athletes.

Dwayne Johnson (Wrestling)

Muscular star Dwayne Johnson nicknamed The Rock is known for cult movies such as The Mummy or Fast & Furious. He is also known as America’s famous freestyle football and rugby athlete. The Rock won his first WWF title in 1998 when he was only 26 years old. He won 6 consecutive championships before the age of 30.

Dwayne Johnson was the first one in wrestling history having both father (Rocky Johnson) and grandfather (Peter Maivia) both professional wrestlers. Moreover, his grandmother (Lia Maivia) is also one of the professional wrestlers for women. The Rock’s cousins and uncles also regularly meet on tournaments.

Jason Statham (Swimming)

Jason Statham is a very famous British film actor. He is known for his roles in crime movies such as Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, Revolver, Snatch and more. In addition, the 49-year-old actor is also known as a boxer and professional swimmer before moving to act.

It is known that this star chose to study martial arts instead of learning to dance and sing like his father. However, when he was 11 years old, he started diving and became a member of the British royal diving team for 12 years. Jason Statham, each foggy country representative, participated in the Commonwealth Games world diving championship in 1990 and entered the Top 12.

Nina Dobrev (Gymnastics)

Nina Dobrev is a Bulgarian-Canadian actress, she is known in many roles on teen CW channel dramas, especially the Vampire Diaries series. Previously, she competed in the gym of rhythmic gymnastics. She used to be an athlete of the Canadian Olympic delegation taking part in the 2008 Beijing Olympics despite not winning a high award.

The impact of Japanese wood carving on Impressionism in painting

The impact of Japanese wood carving on Impressionism in painting

Impressionism is celebrated as a revolution in world art history in terms of technology as well as image thinking, but we still have to mention the Japanese trend with typical Wood carvings have influenced many of the typical artists in the West and contributed to […]

The Creation of Adam: Michelangelo’s Masterpiece of Art

The Creation of Adam: Michelangelo’s Masterpiece of Art

The Creation of Adam is a wall painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican City. This is an amazing art which depicts God giving life to Adam, the first man was created by Michelangelo around 1511. Michelangelo has astonished the world with […]

Traditional Quintessence: Wood Scupture – The Pinnacle of Sculpture

Traditional Quintessence: Wood Scupture – The Pinnacle of Sculpture

A wood sculpture is also a very unique art form. Instead of painting on paper or silk materials, people sculpted and portrayed their wooden works of art. It brings the value of enjoyment that is enthralling to the enjoy.

Referring to the art of wood sculpture, one immediately remembers ancient China, a large cradle with civilization that has thousands of years of history with traditional artistic values ​​left for human society. pure flowers. So far, there have been many research works on Chinese wood carving art and have been recorded about 7000 years ago in the Neolithic period.

Wood carvings are one of the oldest folk art forms in China with a history of thousands of years of development. One of the most developed land of ancient artisans with skillful hands of belonging to Indochina, Zhejiang – China.

Indochina wood carving art is considered to be the ultimate over the ages. Artisans here have great technique, creativity and imagination. They caught a glimpse of the material and the wood layout that they quickly arranged in a tight layout and looked for a piece of wood that stood out.
An indispensable feature for a rustic work is that it always carries a thrilling story, most of which are mysteries hidden inside that story. Moreover, these wooden paintings recreated from the masterpieces in the history of painting history from ancient times. So it gives viewers the mysterious and ancient feeling along with the profound ideological philosophy inside.
If the paintings often use colors to paint on each line to create the beauty of the painting, then in the wooden sculptures, it is mostly used from natural wood colors. They emphasize the contours of every detail from the sculpted hands of the artisans on flat wooden surfaces. With the transformation of magic and magic, from an inanimate object into vivid paintings by subject, the lines of dragon flying phoenix dance gracefully fascinated viewers.
Indochina sculpture is a folk art with thousands of years of development history. But it is facing the erasure of the development trend of the era. However, its attraction to art lovers has never been cold. Each of the works of art still enthralled the admirers and the admiration of the wooden sculptures from the skillful hands of the artist.

Japanese Ceramics Follow The History Line

Japanese Ceramics Follow The History Line

Japan is a country that is well-known for its art culture and its long history. And when it comes to the unique art form, famous in the country of sunrise can not fail to mention the art of ceramics extremely unique here. Japanese ceramics are […]

Sand Painting – An Art Form Challenging The Creativity Of Artists

Sand Painting – An Art Form Challenging The Creativity Of Artists

To us, painting sand is still a new subject right? How many people know that it has also been included in the curriculum of some universities in the world? Many of you think that drawing with pen is often difficult, drawing with sand is harder. […]

Traditional Australian Aboriginal Artworks

Traditional Australian Aboriginal Artworks

Art has been an integral part of human life. Art helps express the spirit, the culture of each region. This article elaborates how art contributes to the Australian Aboriginal communities from the past to the present days including spiritually, ritually and physically Australian lifestyle.

Historical Perspective
Stem from the Australian aboriginal’s lifestyle, Australian artworks has been carved on rocks, leaves, etc… with basic shape to describe the life of aboriginal or important ancient stories. This is used to known as the Dream time – the period in which Indigenous believe the world was created.
The Dream time was the ancient time of human beings. It is supposed that the supernatural Ancestor beings created the world, the animals, natural elements and human.

Symbolic on Artworks
These artworks revoke the inner lives as well as secret rites among Australia’s indigenous people. As in this period, they have no written language of their own, and so they had to recounted the stories and information by hand with traditional symbol on rocks.
Story-telling feature significantly in artworks such as the female womb in X-ray style, dot, or horizontal, vertical stripes, sometimes sparsely or in clustered group.

There are also various methods to make those paintings. The Toowoomba engravings is the act of carving animals and humans, which is quite peculiar and not be found in elsewhere in Australia.
In contrast with the concept of art in European countries, Australian traditional aboriginal concept represents activities like dancing around the fire, ritual singing, body decorations. All of these activities were a part of Dreaming period and a normal daily life.
Australia is a multicultural country. Before the arrival of Europeans, there were many different cultural between regions. As a result, it is not surprising that different regions have their own aesthetic styles and it forms Australia Aboriginal Artworks till today. More and more Aboriginal Art Centers have been established throughout not only in Australia

The Most Expensive Paintings In The World

The Most Expensive Paintings In The World

It should come as no surprise that most people around the world agree that the artwork found in private collections and museums across the globe are priceless. These unique paintings make it extremely difficult to place a price on them as well. However, nearly every […]