Drugs and Alcohol – Creative Inspirations, Crutches or Distractions

By artfido / August 29, 2012 / 4 Comments

Art, drugs and alcohol have gone hand in hand for centuries. Van Gogh was an avid Absinthe drinker and was known to finish a long day by taking a seat on a terrace with glass in hand, absinthe and brandy following each other in quick succession. Toulouse-Lautrec and Degas were also fans of the aquamarine […]

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How to catalogue Aboriginal art – The ACAA confirms standard guidelines

By artfido / August 12, 2012 / 1 Comment

Aboriginal art has played a huge roll in raising awareness of Aboriginal culture, myth, and community within Australia and throughout the world. It has also been instrumental in addressing some of the inequalities Aboriginals suffered at the hands of colonial Australians. The first Aboriginal Australian citizen, Albert Namatjira, gained his citizenship as a direct result […]

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How to sell art online – the artFido.com way

By artfido / August 6, 2012 / 3 Comments

Trying to get your head around how to sell art online really isn’t that different to trying to understand selling art offline. It all comes down to helping buyers imagine adding the piece to their collection or having it feature in their home or office. However, there are certain things you can do to help […]

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