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Ana Mendieta

Ana Mendieta: The Body and The Earth

Ana Mendieta: The Body and The Earth by Ana Brdar The Cuban-American artist Ana Mendieta is one of the most important names of feminist art, as well as a pioneer of utilizing the body and natural elements in order to explore wider ideas of exile and alienation. Mendieta was born in Cuba on November 18th 1949, into a politically engaged family. Her great uncle was the president of Cuba,…
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The Queen of Hearts

THE QUEEN OF HEARTS by Amy Polling is the latest piece of work from this accomplished artist available in our gallery. The artist has for many years been reading the poetry of Kahlil Gibran and his words on LOVE have always been one of her favourite pieces. Finding inspiration in the poets words, Amy went on to paint The Queen of Hearts which expresses the ecstasy of Love as well as the…
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Aqua Burst

The Artist is Not Famous

'THE ARTIST IS NOT FAMOUS', I hear that a lot as a reason not to buy a painting, that is if you can even consider it a reason! Being in the business and all that, I come across a lot of people who ask about the artist, the person behind the painting, and fair enough, you want the history behind the piece, you may have some connection with a name or where the artist is from, may be you even…
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Tropic Wonder

3D Wall Art

Manisha Andrade, artist on Kobo Art has studied the process of creating 3D Wall Art in India. The unique and creative designs of these works are all original paintings, each piece specifically designed by the artist. Working with ceramic powder and sometimes clay along with adhesives, Manisha applies these to the design created on a hard surface like wood, board, or primed canvas. The artwork…
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Sanaa Merchant

Inside the Studio of Sanaa Merchant

Today we go inside the studio of Sanaa Merchant which is always exciting. This super talented artist is artistically gifted and technically knowledgeable and I'm always looking forward to see what she comes up with next. An adept calligraphy artist, a skill she continually works on to grow and perfect, her latest work is an amalgamation of collage and typography letters, something new that she…
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Kobo Art Birthday Sale

A gift for you, the Kobo Art Birthday Sale! We're celebrating 3 years and who better to celebrate with than our clients and supporters so we're offering you a discount on ALL work on the website. The more you buy the less you pay! Happy Birthday to us and happy shopping to you. Remember you can buy in advance for upcoming…
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shimla

Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas

I was invited Inside the Studio of Nissa Riyas last Thursday to view her latest work in progress. Of course I accepted immediately as I knew it was going to be a wonderful opportunity to see not just the piece spoken of above but also the rest of the work by this incredible artist. Nissa Riyas, based in Dubai is a self-taught artist with a very varied but distinctive style. Having observed…
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Top 12 for Valentine’s Day

With love in the air it's all about making your special one feel special and what better way to let them know how much you care than with an original painting or print from our Top 12 for Valentine's Day. Order now for on time delivery across the world to make the occasion a truly memorable one for you and your beloved.   BUY NOW from our website and get a 10% discount on any of the…
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City in Celebration

Top 10 Viewed Artists

Soon we will be saying good-bye to 2014 and ringing in the new year. We thought it a good time to share our Top 10 viewed artists for this year with you. Hope you enjoy the Kobo list, we've added our selection from their paintings but please do visit our website for more work by these and our other fabulous artists. *The cover photo is City in Celebration by Manisha Andrade Wishing you all…
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Kobo Art Artists

Meet the Kobo Art artists in this short video that introduces you to the artists whose work is currently available from our online art gallery. We regularly update the work on our Kobo and have new artists joining so be sure to visit our website and stay in touch through whichever channel(s) suit…
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