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The psychology of colors- Part one: Fashion


One of the first things a visitor notices about this art house is an artist celebrating color in its highest value. His visual focus in creating pieces of clothing is heavily based on the use of color and form. So, it was  a natural thing for us to investigate on the psychology of colors and their associations to human emotions for you guys. How does all that fit in with fashion and how important is it when it comes to choosing  the colors you wear? Well, you attract what you project, right? Human associations with color are driven by our […]

3 Summer Favourite Spots


Living in Greece means summertime is an important part of your life. There are literally thousands of summer favorite spots to choose from and visit, in an amazing variety of landscapes. The list is endless… Here’s a few spots that inspire  SpARTakos  and some facts about them… Navagio Beach , Zakynthos Island The whole story here started in 1980, when a ship carrying an illegal cargo of cigarettes sunk due to terrible weather conditions. At first, the locals feared environmental disaster, but when the ship was washed ashore, one of the most beautiful beaches on the planet was formed. The […]

The psychology of colors-Part II: Interiors


The psychology of color is the study of how colors affect human emotions and  behaviors. Scientists have found that physiological changes take place in human beings when they are exposed to certain colors. Colors can stimulate, excite, depress, calm us down, increase appetite and create a feeling of warmth or coolness. This is known as chromodynamics. In home design, color is a powerful tool that can be used to inspire emotions, create space illusions or simply set the mood and atmosphere for any particular room. In both interior and exterior design, color psychology is an interesting way to create a […]

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No excuse for bullfights- And some historical truths


Socio- historical issues have always been a major concern of artists. A lot has been said through the ages about the controversial tradition of bullfights in hispanic cultures. The supporters of this brutal “game” claim it is deeply rooted in their tradition, going back to ancient times, during the Minoan times in Crete. So let’s break down the myth… In their attempt to justify  bullfights, the Spaniards sometimes invoke, as a starting point for bullfights, the celebrations with  bulls that took place in Minoan Crete(2000 BC-1450 BC). This belief is both historically and culturally inaccurate. In bullfights, when the bull […]

The future of the online art market – Interview with expert Karen Zadra


In this thriving digital age, the online art market is a very good example of a discipline- art- making the most of new technologies to further advance its outreach to the public. Now, more than ever, artists and art lovers alike are able to connect and interact in a global network of online art technology never before experienced. Today we’re honored to host an interview with expert Karen Zadra, co- founder of our partner itondo, an innovative iOS  art app, and gallery owner of Galerie Zadra, based in Australia and Luxemburg, to answer some common questions about online art and […]

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The astonishing street art of Athens, Greece


Street art is thriving more than ever globally. From strictly graffiti tags and slogans to elaborate large scale murals, there is an insatiable need by artists to get public spaces to speak for their people. Why is there such a creative boom on the streets of Athens and what does it mean for the artists and city that hosts them? Athens is an eternal ‘street art’ city. It has been continuously inhabited for 6,000 years and was the cultural and social hub for ideas such as democracy and philosophy. The word graffiti derives from the greek word “graphi” which means […]

Praying Hands by Pavlos Tsakonas