Top 10 Art Blogs of 2016
Posted on August 15 2016
Here's a round-up of our Top 10 favourite art blogs!
We've picked a mixed bunch - everything from illustration and painting to street art and photography - so no matter what style of art you're into, you should find somewhere to get your daily art fix!
Launched in 2010, Colossal is a Webby-nominated blog that explores art and other aspects of visual culture. They won the Utne Media Award for Arts Coverage in 2013 too - so you know it's a great place to get your art fix. They cover photography, design, animation, painting, installation art, architecture, drawing, and street art, with an aim of reminding us that in the digital age there are still countless people making incredible work with their bare hands.
Above: “Adam’s Office” (2016), oil on canvas by Paco Pomet - courtesy of Colossal
Art Sleuth is a great blog following the contemporary London art scene, keeping you in the loop about all the goings on in the capital city’s smaller galleries. Perfect for when you fancy venturing off the beaten track to unearth some hidden gems!
Above: Courtesy of Art Sleuth
UK Street Art
A blog about exhibitions, prints, interviews and news in street art, graffiti and illustration.
They aim to provide you with a destination to find out about what's going on in UK galleries, on the streets and anywhere else in the world that the wealth of talented UK artists might have passed through.
Above: Steve Jobs by Banksy - courtesy of UK Street Art
One Big Photo
Your daily dose of high quality photos organized in a wide range of cool categories.
Above: Supercell Over Mountains Photography By Nikos Bantouvakis - courtesy of One Big Photo
A beautiful website featuring emerging artists and illustrators, devoted to providing coverage of the most dynamic, unconventional, and innovative art being produced today. They cover contemporary artists who deserve crucial attention - artists who push the envelope to redefine originality.
Above: Aaron Ansarov's Portuguese Man O' War - courtesy of Juxtapoz
We Heart is a Lovie Award-winning online magazine exploring the intersections between art, design, lifestyle and travel. We Heart brims with innovators, convention-challengers and forward-thinking creatives determined to change our cultural landscape.
Above: Laurie Nouchka's wearable art - courtesy of We Heart
Illustration Age is a blog and professional resource for illustrators. Aa well showcasing a plethora of stunning illustrations you can find online illustration classes, podcasts, books and loads of other wonderful resources.
Above: Illustration courtesy of Illustration Age
Jackson’s is a much-loved resource for those with more traditional tastes in arts, with extensive coverage of oil paintings, watercolours, drawing, and printmaking. The blog features interviews with artists, industry news, and reviews of the latest exhibitions.
Above: Geoffrey Pimlott RWS, ‘Conflict with Green Splash’, watercolour - courtesy of Jackson's
Yatzer is a global online destination that allows readers to both discover and follow the most engaging creative projects and people in art, fashion, design, architecture and hospitality from around the world.
Unlike other design blogs, Yatzer reflects an intimately curated ensemble of experiences, projects and products that unanimously stand for beauty, craftsmanship and sophistication.
Above: A Yatzer Summer Treat MADE IN GREECE - courtesy of Yatzer
Hookedblog is still our go to when looking for amazing street art. It's a Street Art News site established in 2005 as a place for to share their love of Street Art from London and beyond. Covering Street and Urban Art, Stencils, Pasteups, Murals, Graffiti, Zines, Screen Printing, Illustration and everything and anything else in between!
Above: Stencils by Jana & JS - courtesy of Hookedblog