Whether you are an artist or an art-lover, staying up to date with contemporary art and discovering new talent is probably at the top of your favorite activities list. There is nothing like stumbling across a blog or magazine that inspires, surprises and delights you. We have gathered a list of our favorite art blogs to bookmark today!
10 Contemporary Art Blogs to Bookmark Now
Called the “Tate Modern of the Internet,” Colossal is an international platform for contemporary art and visual expression that explores a vast range of creative disciplines. This incredible art blog celebrates the work of both emerging and established artists through an ongoing commitment to make art accessible to everyone. Become a member.
2) The Jealous Curator
The Jealous Curator launched in 2009 as a place for Danielle Krysa to show artwork that "made her jealous." Today, the writer's blog, podcast, and books share thousands of inspiring, unique contemporary artists. Join Danielle's premium newsletter, No Such Thing as Too Much Art.
3) Elephant Magazine
Established in 2010, Elephant celebrates creativity and contemporary culture in the visual arts. The print magazine and blog cover the international art world, with a focus on emerging artists, designers, and photographers. Visit the site and subscribe.
4) Art She Says
Founded by Eliza Ali, ART SHE SAYS is the leading media platform designed to empower women in the art industry. Based in New York City, their mission is to bring women to the forefront of the art world, particularly those who embody the “artrepreneur”—an innovator of the arts; one who breaks rules and disrupts the status quo.
5) Arts to Hearts Project
Arts To Hearts Project is dedicated to create a safe & inclusive space for artists. creating community, providing support, opportunities and resources. Their mission is to help artists navigate their career and life as a creative. Founded by Charuka Arora, this platform offers online exhibitions, podcasts, studio visits and more.
Booooooom was launched in 2008 by Vancouver-based artist Jeff Hamada. It is Canada’s highest traffic art platform, and one of the largest on the Internet. Over the last decade Booooooom has established itself as an authoritative voice in the new contemporary arts scene, highlighting emerging talents, and launching the careers of many young artists internationally.
7) Art Feeds Souls
The aim of Art Feeds Souls is to underline the importance of creativity in everyday life elevating the visibility of emerging, mid-career and established artists from all over the world sharing their work of art through unique interviews and social media posts to inspire and connect.
8) Clover + Bee
Clover + Bee's mission is to provide a space for emerging and established creators to showcase their work and create a “prairie” of beauty and emotion. By publishing powerful prose, evocative poetry, and stunning pieces of art, the team strives to offer an opportunity for creators and readers to experience some much needed reverie.
9) The Purposeful Mayonnaise
TPM aims to provide artists and writers with a home for their work, a space to connect, and opportunities to increase their visibility. TPM is an independent publishing project that features the creative work of artists and writers internationally.
10) Visionary Art Collective
The mission at Visionary Art Collective is to uplift artists & educators through weekly interviews, virtual exhibitions, workshops, and magazine features.
Bonus: Create! Magazine
If you like any of the above blogs we've named, then we hope you'll stick around and follow more of our posts here on the Create! Magazine blog as well. In addition to our acclaimed international print and digital magazine, we publish daily posts on our website covering contemporary art news including features of top emerging artists from around the globe, exhibition announcements, interviews with industry experts, advice for how to build a career as an artist, and other topics related to art and culture. Read more content on our contemporary art blog or by subscribing to our magazine.