Art Matters And So Do the Venues That Support Them

Art magazine online

An art magazine online is a popular resource for a lot of people for a number of different reasons. For one thing, online arts magazines are easier to update than print magazines. New artists are coming out of the woodwork everyday, and there are thousands of works of great art that can go unrecognized for years because it has not received the recognition that it deserves from print venues. Even Jackson Pollock was painting in obscurity for years before he was given the opportunity of a “Life Magazine” profile.

Art magazines online are also quite frequently viewed by people from many different communities who take a strong interest in the art world. Of course, when it comes to art, New York City is still very much at the center. There is no question about this. Nonetheless, an art magazine online has the affect of democratizing this to some degree. They can receive quite a few more submissions from different parts of the world and upload this content to their pages.

While some would argue that an art magazine online does not provide the same quality of images as a print publication, and to some extent, this is true, there are other intense details and features of interactivity that a print magazine cannot capture. If nothing else, an art magazine online can capture pretty much every angle while a print magazine is limited to the number of pages that an editor is willing to contribute to one art work or another.

An art magazine online can greatly improve the presence of certain artists in the world, and it is for this reason that they are so popular. Art in general may not be as central to our lives as it once was. It is hard to think of a single artist whose works create a cultural stir when they are released, in the same way that a painting by Rembrandt might have back in his day. Nonetheless, an art magazine online can greatly contribute to the careers of the up and coming, and it is for this reason that they are valuable in and of themselves.

Allison Febrey

Allison Febrey

I’m Allison Febrey, editor of Art Magazine Online. After a few years too long in the cut-throat, competitive world of the New York City publishing industry, I decided to follow my passion and create an online magazine for modern artists around the world. This is a community site, if you’re an artist or just an art admirer, feel free to join the discussion!

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