The Secrets of Art Magazine is aimed for those who have a strong passion and interest in the visual culture whether they are artists, art professionals, collectors or art lovers. The ultimate goal is highlighting the importance of creativity and art, as channels for change and for the promotion of aesthetics in other areas of life.

Rolls-Royce Art Programme

“Muse”: the source that inspires Rolls-Royce and Artists

The muse inspires artists and also a car company, Rolls- Royce Motor Cars to be the channel for new insights into the way that artists see and think. Rolls-Royce with its new vision for its Art Programme, “Muse” acts as the catalyst for artists, motivating them to be inspired and to find their own muse, […]

secrets of art magazine spring 2020

The Spring 2020 issue is here

Dorottya Novak, chief editor of the Secrets of Art Magazine Dear Reader, Art is in motion, because it reflects life and our bond to all that surrounds us, whether they are other people, the nature, our environment, our inner world. Our environment, our Earth and the people living on it are in more need than […]

Being seen and appreciated – finding their way again after 100 years

As more museums start to focus on showcasing women artists, the more women artists of the past are reappearing, with a story to tell behind the painting or the sculpture. One of these museums with a rare exhibition entitled “Fighting for visibility”, grants visibility exactly after 100 years that the first women were allowed to […]

“Work is love made visible”

Capturing the spirit of nature and bringing its magic to the world by transforming it into light and colours. For Philipp Frank, love and passion is the driving source of his artistic process. His reflections, observations and artistic work is done with the utmost respect and love for all that surrounds us. Seeing Philipp Frank’s […]

A physical and virtual space, bridging art and people

The development of technologies, such as augmented and virtual reality, has brought a new perspective to experiencing art. It is becoming more and more widespread also in traditional places such as museums, which are motivated more to open their doors. Experiencing art, going to museums is moving away from being a privileged and niche activity […]

Freeport for artworks, a tool to avoid tax duties might come to an end

In many cases collecting art is about money and not about the appreciation of the artwork itself. Freeports are the secrecy jurisdictions of the art world, where art collectors and art dealers can park their speculative art purchases in complete anonymity, while being invisible to tax authorities and foreign governments. Most of the countries have […]

From a question “Can you name 5 women artists?” to a world wide campaign

It was the question that was first asked by Wilhelmina Cole Holladay, who in the 1970s set out to collect artworks exclusively by women, and is the co-founder of the only museum in the world solely dedicated to advocating women in the arts. The answer to this question still poses difficulties to most people, which […]

Irina Tarsis

Helping artists to navigate legal waters

Where does one start when they want to help artists in legal matters, and where does one start as an artist to find legal help? These are the questions that moved Irina Tarsis to initiate a center focusing on legal issues that serves artists and students, academics and legal practitioners, collectors and dealers, government officials […]

The Secrets Lives of Colour book by Kassia St Clair

Living colours

One does not have to be an artist or to have artistic talents in order to notice the variety of colours and shades that surround us. Many of us do not give much importance to colours, we hardly even notice they form our moods, they are part of the ever changing nature, they have symbolical […]

Tillen on unsplash

Nature in motion that inspires to create

Imagine a place in which wherever you look at you find natural beauty in various forms. Whether they are snowy mountains, immaculate fjords, clear waters or the cities themselves, everything is vivid and constantly changing. The natural beauty of Lofoten has long inspired artists and continues to do so with art, architecture, visions and projects […]

Titanic Memorabilia detail

Borderless Art – the life of an art project

The personal project dedicated to the legendary Titanic ship and its passengers was born from a personal story of the artist and it grew over the years into a cultural and educational project, bringing together several nations from around the world. How is an art project born and how does it develop from a dream, […]

H.E. Dr. Mustapha Adib, Ambassador of Lebanon to Germany with his wife

An Ambassador who linked history to the present for the future

A story that connected history to the present started off with a passenger traveling from Lebanon to Canada on the legendary Titanic in 1912. A bit more than 100 years later, in the present, Lebanon’s Ambassador to Germany, HE Dr. Mustapha Adib donated two artworks, dedicated to two Lebanese passengers on the Titanic to a […]

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