Art at its best!
From 1945 to the present day, contemporary art expresses ideas, concepts and claims.
Digital artists use computer tools and numerous techniques to transform or generate images.
In addition to new techniques, the visual arts also include the traditional plastic arts.
Paintings that awaken the senses and stimulate the mind
Indulge yourself in art galleries that allow you to contemplate paintings that awaken the senses and enrich the mind. These places of culture allow you to discover contemporary works of art that play with materials, shapes and colours. Some paintings will definitely touch and implicate you with their expressive power. You can view and purchase paintings online at www.estades.com.
A range of emotions, textures and colours
Art exhibitions from around the world
The great thing about virtual art galleries is that you can access them at any time. Open non-stop, these 2.0 museums are an attractive alternative to traditional art galleries. This digital exhibition space allows you to view works from all eras, countries and trends.
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Painters, sculptors, draughtsmen, art photographers
Artistic movements have marked the history of art throughout the centuries. Each one of them has its own identity and was created through its own artistic process. Among the most innovative and famous movements are the Renaissance, the Baroque and Impressionism. As far as contemporary art is concerned, this refers to works made during the contemporary period, regardless of the style, medium and artistic movement to which they belong. Many drawings, photographs, paintings, editions or sculptures form the contemporary medium. This art is the successor to modern art.
Accepting diversity in art: moving from criticism to interpretation
Art is driven by a wide range of styles, currents, expressions and techniques. By accepting the diversity of this notion, you acknowledge that art is not a universal and objective reality. Indeed, it is the result of a collaboration between cultural and social construction. It depends on the geographical, political and historical context in which it is embedded. Moving from criticism to interpretation means adopting an open-minded approach to all works of art. The aim of criticism of a work goes beyond evaluating its worth according to certain criteria such as style, technique, composition…
Famous paintings and the stories behind them
Many famous paintings have amazing stories behind them. For example, the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa can be explained by a rare disease, Giacondo syndrome. The glowing sky in Edvard Munch’s The Scream is thought to be caused by the eruption of the Krakatoa volcano in Indonesia. The Starry Night is said to reflect Vincent Van Gogh’s fragile mental state.