Seven Surprising Celebrity Artists

BY CARA VAN RHYN / If not talented enough, some of our most-loved celebrities are also harbouring amazing talent as visual artists. It makes sense that actors and musicians who have so much creativity bubbling below the surface need another medium to express themselves. But who would have thought that Marilyn Manson was a master…

Creating Commodities

When considering the consumption of fine art, it becomes evident almost immediately that art is a commodity, something defined as a useful or valuable item which can be bought or sold. Contemporary art auctioned off at Sotheby’s between 2003 and 2007 had a 600% increase from £218 million’s worth sold in 2003, to £1.3 billion sold…