19 May 19/05/21 – Your Weekly Dose Of Art Happiness
Your weekly dose of some good and interesting news from around
our World of Art, because We Love Art.
Virtual Tour of the Uffizi Gallery, Florence
The Uffizi Gallery is a prominent art museum located adjacent to the Piazza della Signoria in the Historic Centre of Florence in the region of Florence, Italy. The Gallery entirely occupies the first and second floors of the large building constructed between 1560 and 1580 and designed by Giorgio Vasari.
This less well-known gallery houses the art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de’Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de’Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.
Explore Our Latest Blog
Artistic talent ever so often comes with a price. Mental illnesses have a considerable impact on the sufferer’s creativity and how they choose to express themselves. The artists we admire today were once troubled with mental depression, trauma and mania.
As an art community, we want to highlight the importance of Mental Health Awareness Month and raise awareness on the unfair stigma associated with mental illness. Keep reading to find out how these heroic artists provide a present to the world in the form of timeless art which makes the world a brighter place, despite of being associated with a past of struggling to find joy.
Artist Of The Week by We Love Art
The best part of WLA is watching our Artlovers unleash their inner artists and leave us speechless. So it is time to show off what our community is creating all around the world.
Maryjane Nolan Bock
Meet our Artist of The Week, Maryjane. She is one of our most enthusiastic ArtLovers and has created extremely stunning art!
We are extremely proud of what she’s created so far! Thank you Maryjane for being part of the wonderful We Love Art community.
ArtLovers Quote Of The Week
”Creativity Takes Courage” -Henri Matisse
We Love Art Painting of The Week
Regarded as the best palette knife and oil painting maestro, Russian–Israeli artist Leonid Afremov is one of the most unique artists working today. Known for his individualistic style and unconventional approach to showcasing his work to the public through his Impasto technique.
This lovely cityscape shows us one of a thousand encounters that must have happened on this very spot. Nothing special, just two couples facing each other on a park alley. But how romantic and intense this casual meeting is!
Our Next Paint & Grape Event
Our ArtLovers tell us that Paint & Grape sessions are the highlights of their week.
Explore our next Paint & Grape evening on the 29th of May at Couqley JLT from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Looking forward to seeing you all there!
Paint & Grow by Kidz Love Art
After years of our community asking us for a We Love Art for kids, we have finally launched our sister brand Kidz Love Art.
Our Last Paint & Grow was a huge success! The children painted some amazing masterpieces and we are absolutely proud of them! Explore our next Paint & Grow on the 27th of May and enroll your child for the most creative experience.
Want to get featured as the next Artist of The Week?
Simply send us a picture of your We Love Art masterpiece via Instagram / Facebook / Email, and a few words about your creative experience – and you’d be surprised!