William Hogarth and the Imitation Game

Hogarth played a little game of imitation with his fellow artists, and boom – English art was born.

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The Impossible Museum: Architecture Prize

Last February, UMA had launched an architecture contest welcoming participants from all over the world. The idea? Designing THE IMPOSSIBLE MUSEUM.

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The Destiny of City Structures

Are new constructions destined to become “boring” and overtly “modern” structures within our cities?

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A Short History of Museums

How did museums come to be? Nowadays they are a familiar part of the urban landscape, but it was not always the case...

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The Art of Love

Why should we celebrate love on February 14, and not just be grateful to Cupid every day? Because we’ve been brainwashed ever since the 14th century.

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The Preraphaelites

Today, the mention of Pre-Raphaelite painting brings to mind images of languid women with opulent red or dark hair, reclining in vividly coloured floral environments – but how did it all come to be?

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Art in the Anthropocene

There are instances when artists engage in direct conversation with one another as if magnetically pulled by some omniscient, cosmic force.

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Alternative Art Forms: Eco-photography

The appeal of eco-photography is rising as populations are becoming more and more interested in and concerned about the connection that we have with our environment.

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The Power of Women

Women have always been the favorite subject of artists.

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Glorifying Society through Art

Art frequently calls upon symbols of our society to interrogate and refute universal subjects and themes like beauty, passion, morals and many others. Through these practices, our society's symbols which get picked by the artist acquire a new mystical and historical dimension.

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A Colorful History of Monochrome Painting

Monochrome painting has often been considered as the negation of art, or, on the contrary, its most accomplished form.

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Native American Contemporary Art

Here at UMA, we’d like to draw your attention to the contemporary Native American artistic scene.

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