If you thought 2020 fine art trends brought in a new era, 2021 fine art trends are doubling down and marking a digital evolution of seismic proportions. Get on board for this revolutionary shift while you still can. Art is going digital in ways never thought possible.
The iconic artist and styles that built and sustained fine art will no doubt remain relevant. But in line with making fine art accessible and streamlining it into the homes of all who wished to curate personal collections, fine art continues to get a digital facelift, with a side of pandemic. And you can’t exclude street arts’ influence in where we’re heading.
Cryptocurrency becomes widely adapted by entertainers and artists alike, and nature naturally takes its rightful place on the canvases of many. As with the surge towards the digital, comes a fervor to finetune connection with the earth we coexist with.
Fine art trends of 2021 have no choice but to merge with the internet of things and emerge easier to reach and to own. And oh how well she adapts and falls in line with her evolutionary calling.
Come with me, and discover how fine art lives and where it’s been this year.
1 Street art stretches the imagination above the pandemic
Fine art is again imitating life as many artists find themselves infected creatively with a need to fight back against covid-19 with their own brand of truth. The honesty has made some artists inadvertently gain notoriety and has certainly added another layer to how we navigate public health crisis and the artist role in it. Corrie Mattie has made a name for herself by accident and as she has delved out hope in the hue mustard yellow from buildings to city pavement, box trucks, masks, and hats.
Quiet Compassion by Flavio Galvan
She’s merged words, clean minimalist yellow backdrops, and cartoon versions of herself in messages for a bright tomorrow. Others have shown love to first responders and found romantic ways to display the new mask-wearing normal such as MAC Fine Artist Flavio Galvan’s Quiet Compassion from a pandemic-themed, original series of acrylic and oil paintings. Many have also depicted famous paintings from the Last Supper to Mona Lisa in “if they were here now” satirical and joking fashion.
Street art is taking over in more ways than just the pandemic. Fine artists are also finessing the energy of guerilla art and statement pieces.