A Study in Contemplation.

A Study in Contemplation.

The Art, A study in contemplation. Contributed by Alfiya Inamdar. This is the story behind the inspiration of my latest work – A Study in Contemplation. The inspiration for the artwork is two- fold and comes from two ideas – one a visual stimuli from the... Continue Reading
Artful Eggs

Artful Eggs

Artful Eggs by Neleisha Weerasinghe When it comes to Easter one of the first things that come to mind is the Easter egg. These colorful eggs are not only sometimes made edible but are steeped in history and cultural significance. Did you know that the tradition of... Continue Reading
Pareidolia

Pareidolia

Pareidolia, a blog post by Neleisha Weerasinghe. Inanimate Objects Taking a Life of their Own Have you ever seen faces or animals on walls or even on inanimate objects? Do you have creative ideas popping off the walls? People tend to see faces a lot because we are... Continue Reading
A Quick Guide to Acrylics

A Quick Guide to Acrylics

A Quick Guide to Acrylics by Thomas Boldt. Acrylic paint was first invented at the turn of the 20th century and has gone on to become one of the most popular and widely-used paints of all time. Renowned for both the quality of its color and its flexible nature,... Continue Reading
The Art of Rayonism

The Art of Rayonism

Ana Brdar writes about Natalia Goncharova and The Art of Rayonism. One of the most prominent painters to come out of Russia in the first half of the 20th century, Natalia Goncharova and her groundbreaking style redefined the path of contemporary and abstract art in... Continue Reading
The SprayPrinter

The SprayPrinter

Check out what Thomas Boldt has to say about the The SprayPrinter. Most of the hype in the world of printing lately seems to be focused around 3D printing. While it can be used in some fascinating ways by sculptors and installation artists, artists who work in... Continue Reading
Watermarking Your Images

Watermarking Your Images

Thomas Boldt on Watermarking Images for websites. The Internet is a truly incredible place, where almost any kind of data imaginable is easily accessible with only a few minutes of your time. Usually this is a great help to the world at large, but when you’re an... Continue Reading
The Queen of Hearts

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... Continue Reading
World Handshake Day

World Handshake Day

I hadn’t heard of the beautiful concept of World Handshake Day till Kobo artist, Werner Szendi introduced me to it. The original idea took shape  in Ivan Župa’s mind when as a child, an old man once said to him: “My son, place your hand here in the... Continue Reading
The Artist is Not Famous

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... Continue Reading
3D Wall Art

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... Continue Reading
Leaf Cuttings by Omid Asadi

Leaf Cuttings by Omid Asadi

The delicate Leaf Cuttings by Omid  Asadi are a fascinating form of art. The artist creates his work using carving and cutting techniques on actual fallen leaves using a craft knife and a needle. Unlike paper cutting each part requires a certain pressure to cut and a... Continue Reading
MENA Art Award

MENA Art Award

This is the second year of the MENA Art Award by international law firm Clyde & Co and forms a part their global corporate responsibility programme supporting local communities and organizations. Introduced last year to encourage emerging talent from across the... Continue Reading

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... Continue Reading
World Art Dubai

World Art Dubai

We’re super excited to be a part of the inaugural public art fair, World Art Dubai that will play host to several galleries from across the globe and will include paintings, sculptures, photography, performances, installations and a lot more! This first ever... Continue Reading

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... Continue Reading
The Art of Road Signs

The Art of Road Signs

This post and the pictures for it have been contributed by artist Remy Francis. Road signs are as much a designed element in city-backdrops that one just cannot afford to ignore. ‬‬‬ People who design these too maybe considered as a privileged few who hold specialized... Continue Reading
The Art Trust

The Art Trust

I received a Whatsapp message a few months back, the person asking if they had reached Kobo Art. Replying in the affirmative, Mr. Qamar proceeded to tell me how he was a curator from India and interested in collaborating with us. We exchanged a few introductory emails... Continue Reading