Art might be in the eye of the beholder, but the benefits of viewing artwork cannot be denied.
Studies have shown that viewing art can positively impact your health and well-being in several essential ways, like lowering anxiety and depression and boosting critical thinking skills.
Beyond the health benefits, works of art – regardless of styles and mediums – impact us emotionally. Art can inspire us, while eliciting feelings of awe and wonder. It can help us open our minds to new ideas, examine our viewpoints, and change how we see the world.
In today’s GHReat Tips, we thought you might enjoy taking a few minutes to enjoy a variety of art and artistic expressions. The links below offer a wide variety of artistic options, some traditional, some not, but all able to motivate, encourage, and amaze.
This is Colossal - Award-winning and one of the most celebrated art blogs on the planet, it is an international platform for contemporary art and visual expression. It features art from various design disciplines and is also being referred by art students and institutions for inspiration.
Street Art Utopia - A goldmine for street art lovers, or anyone else who enjoys approachable, creative, and powerful work. It features amazing artwork from artists around the world who believe the world is their canvas.
Art Project, powered by Google – This is a must visit website for all current and future art-lovers. It’s an online platform by Google which allows you to explore and experience a wide variety of art, museums, and creative experiences from around the world.
Scene 360 Magazine - One of the first digital fine-art magazines on the internet, launched in 2000 by The Tattoo Journalist, this online publication celebrates the art and artists of modern tattooing.
Daily Art Fixx - Started in 2009, Daily Art Fixx covers most visual art genres, and themes such as Women in the Arts, Art-e-Facts, E-Learning, videos, and more. The site provides both education and inspiration, and a great starting point for your art journey.
Art History 101 - Artsy’s ever-evolving guide to the artists and movements that have shaped our world. This site offers primers on some of art history’s most pioneering artistic periods. If you want a solid understanding of art through the ages, this is a great place to start.
Enjoy and stay well.