Follow These Australian Instagram Accounts to Learn About Art
While we may not all own art, or be in the market to purchase expensive pieces, the majority of us have one thing in common—we like to admire and learn about it. And the beauty of social media is that we can easily unearth and discover talented artists, and appreciate the brilliant work that's right at our finger tips—literally. Scroll down for a round up of the Instagram profiles of our favourite of artists and art galleries, then follow them yourself. Enjoy!
Bluethumb, a marketplace for art, unearths new artists by making it simple for them to sell their art online. Bluethumb has combined art and technology, bridging the gap between those who are interested in the product and those who love to create it.
The National Gallery of Australia is also the national art museum of Australia, holding more than 166,000 works. It aims to enhance the general public’s understanding and increase enjoyment of the visual arts. Follow for behind-the-scenes sneak peeks.
Chalk Horse Gallery houses contemporary artwork and promotes new art and new artists that push conventional art boundaries. Think an emoji face knitted to a fencing mask or a giant Smurf featured in a traditional landscape painting, for example. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.
Michael Bond’s abstract works are whimsical, full of joy and the definition of pretty. The self-taught artist embraces vibrant colours and focusses on painting striking, bold art for the walls of real homes.
Barwon Heads-based artist Megan Weston creates large-scale abstract landscapes, inspired by aerial photography. Weston’s work, which is created with ink on resin, could be described as bold and dramatic, but quietly content and calming at the same time.
The official account of the Art Gallery of New South Wales brings you updates about current and upcoming exhibitions, close-ups of artworks and behind-the-scenes shots of one of the most popular art museums in Australia.
Laelie Berzon is a Melbourne-based visual artist, inspired by both the influences of her Eastern European heritage and modern perspectives. She creates passionate abstract works full of colour, through painting, collage and mixed media.
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