Do you know the difference between Monet and Manet? Over 60 Impressionist masterpieces from artists such as Monet, Renoir and Manet are being exhibited at the National Gallery Singapore till 11 March 2018 as part of the "Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay" exhibition. But what is Impressionism all about? We put several gallery-goers in Singapore to the test. Related stories: PHOTOS: Monet and Renoir works at National Gallery Singapore's new blockbuster exhibition Paintings by French impressionists Monet, Renoir coming to Singapore in November Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
“Empress Wu” by YZ is one of the works at the Art from the Streets exhibition at ArtScience Museum. Two portrait works in ArtScience Museum’s new exhibition Art from the Streets that might stand out as you enter the gallery are “Empress Wu” and “Empress Ngatini” by French artist YZ (pronounced “eyes”). One of the female street artists showing works in the exhibition, YZ (the pseudonym used by Yseult Digan) is known for urban art that is focused on women and full of raw emotion.
You are probably familiar with her work, even if you do not know the Singaporean artist by name. Dawn Ng is the creator of Walter the rabbit, the enormous white rabbit that dominated the Singapore Art Museum lawn at various intervals over the last decade. When asked how she feels about her most iconic work, Ng said that Walter has taken on a life of its own.
You don’t have to travel overseas to get up close and personal with Yayoi Kusama’s artwork, because the National Gallery Singapore is bringing over 120 of her pieces to Singapore.
With a slew of music and art events as well as markets and parties happening from Friday to Sunday (19 to 21 May), you’re definitely better off staying out of the house this weekend.
For all the hate and debate that natural hair seems to get, there are also people who understand its coiled, kinky beauty. One is 18-year-old artist Prianka Bassi.
Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee on Tuesday night. She will become the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of one of the country’s two major political parties. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
These artists prove that they can turn ocean rubbish into really classy art. For World Oceans Day, take a look at these astonishing works of art that prove rubbish has many more non-trashy uses than contaminating our oceans. Using recycled materials such as plastic, random found objects and a lot of creativity, there is no doubt that these art pieces are definitely not rubbish.
Fashion people are always doing their best to convince the world that fashion design is an art form. TJ Khayatan, a 17-year-old high school grad from the San Francisco Bay Area, decided to test the limits of of that with a prank recently.
Since it was founded in 2005, Etsy has become the ultimate one-stop shop for people who want to buy unique handmade goods and curated vintage finds.
Gigi Hadid is collaborating with contemporary-art publisher Visionaire World, which is repurposing one her Instagram photos and distributing prints ... free.
In this new feature, we dive deep into our favorite Etsy shops to meet the talented people who run them. Today we meet Carol Lew of Old World Pet Portraits.
In this new feature, we dive deep into our favorite Etsy shops — beyond the product pics and shipping fees! — to meet the talented people who run them.
On Thursday, futurist architect Zaha Hadid died at the age of 65. Hadid was widely considered the most famous female architect in the world for her gravity-defying, topsy-turvy (oftentimes surreal) architecture — from a cliff- hanging museum in Italy to the London Aquatics Center for the 2012 Olympics in the U.K. Her designs were undoubtedly ahead of our time. She twice won UK’s most prestigious architecture award, the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2010 and 2011. Her recognition sounded throughout the art world and in fashion, influencing designers like Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld, who once called her the “Coco Chanel of today.” The duo worked together on a large-scale installation for the 50th anniversary of the Chanel handbag.
March is Women’s History Month, and so while Yahoo Style is always very female-centric, we’re taking a moment to break from our typical leading ladies — the Kardashians, the Hadids — to showcase some lesser-known but equally inspiring, influential, all-around-standout ladies in creative fields. See which kick-ass women made our list below! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
Videos generally go viral because someone is caught doing something wild, crazy, weird, or, let’s be honest, dumb. But the latest sensation has received nearly 70 million views in two days — and it has an important message to go along with it.
Everything Lady Gaga wears is “art” — whether she covers herself in raw meat like at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, or not. But do you remember that unassuming, sliver stringy gown she wore in 2014, that miraculously inflated into a massive jellyfish?
Wow — the eye of art world is certainly shifting: from $100 million high art sales at Christie’s Auction House to indie startup galleries, like a pop-culture “museum” that Brooklyn-based comedians Matt Harkins and Viviana Olen plan to open this spring. With the help of Chicago-based artist Laura Collins, the museum will exhibit a painted series entitled “The Olsen Twins Hiding From the Paparazzi.” Yes, it’s exactly how it sounds.
Sometimes being trapped indoors because of the cold or snow can be great. Curling up for a Making a Murderer binge session with some warm hot chocolate — Netflix and chill (without the literal chill). But for some people, freezing temperatures are part of their winter lives and there are only so many hours of Steven Avery one can take before getting a little stir crazy. So let’s assume that’s why citizens of Minnesota, the United States’ own frozen tundra, have taken to freezing their jeans as a form of art.
The shows from Men’s Fashion Week in London have produced some pretty outrageous looks, but amidst the chaos there are some worthwhile trends to be had. Brands like Burberry, Christopher Kane, and JW Anderson are all industry leaders with visions that set the tone for the rest of the season. Meanwhile newcomers like Katie Eary are shaking things up for Fall. With inspirations ranging from the ’80s hip-hop culture to painterly prints, here are the best looks coming out of London right now.
Paper isn’t often thought of as a very precious or even permanent commodity—but the work of Irving Harper tells a different story entirely. Harper’s entire collection of paper sculptures—each fascinating in its own right—will be placed up for auction on Jan. 21, with a selection of the pieces currently on display at the Wright gallery in New York City. Click through to see some of Irving Harper’s most outstanding paper sculptures—and click here for tons more.