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Flowers are always a good idea.

Since time immemorial, flowers have meant hello and goodbye. They represent everything from the transitoriness of beauty to diversity and robustness. Today, artist are fascinated by flowers for reasons beyond sentiment: because for the 2.5 billion of us that live in cities our lives are never calm enough, and because they encapsulate the wistful smiles they invoke. We love these artworks as they assert the endurance of beauty and tranquility in an unsettling world, they help cultivate the balance that we crave now.
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Art by Hanna Ilczyszyn will make your heart flutter.

Our little hearts flutter at the sight of these artworks by Hanna Ilczyszyn as they retrieve flashbacks of childhood. Her mellow and emotionally complex images preserve the places we once lived, whistles of the wind, the longings, dilemmas and aspirations we’ve had. We love her effortless attitude and sweet melancholic disposition. The beclouded faces and blurred masks perfectly illustrate the distance of time. The tone is mellow and nuanced, it shows the wisdom of a grown-up after a decade of hindsight, skipping through the timeline. Her artworks sway to the ebb and flow of our own memories, they keep them bright and breathing.
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Get hooked on Art And Nature

Our preoccupation with ourselves have eroded our understanding of the natural world. But there has been a revived mindfulness that we’re not separate from nature. Browse our collection of art on the awe-inspiring beauty of the nonhuman world, the quirksvariations and the bends. Artists on Stew deliver spectacular images and thoughts. They bring to light the magnificent creatures that warm our hearts, the impressive roars and bolts that humble us, and the stunning natural structures that we all stand on. They make us aware, how important it is to look beyond ourselves. Art about nature is a choir that brings renewed harmony, moments of childlike joy, a sense of calm — just when you need it the most.

Art makes us savor more intensely upcoming summer nights.

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More than Surreal.

The word surreal has become one of the most recycled, overused (and misused) words. As 20th century’s most famous art movement, Surrealism has evolved from a political and social critique of the bourgeoisie to a roving deep into the altered mind. Today, “surreal” is a common intensifier for anything that’s weird or inexplicable. The surrealist artworks on Stew are more than peculiar rearrangements of symbols, beyond a fanciful break from reality. These artworks are created in praise of the cerebrate, our yearnings for romantic passageways, our nostalgia for the marvellous. Our earnest efforts to explain the structure of reality — the unexplainable — are manifested in art, ambivalent of space and time. These artworks put us into a trance, at the same time they address our long-standing frustrations in everyday life, they answer to today’s science, environment and humanity.

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Dream a new dream: mysterious and poetic art by Paolo Pibi

Art by Paolo Pibi lures the mind into wonderfully enchanting and mysterious lands. His poetic imagery is a mix of the familiar and the enigmatic: a fusion of classically-inspired structures and the indefinitely wild. We especially love the hypnotic floating stone staircases, while the unchartered forests temps us in. Although the landscapes are unpopulated, there’s a human echo, an air of intrigue in the horizon. These are the landscapes that excite us in our sleep, the golden places we remember dreaming. When we awake, they give our goals a new direction and inspire us to give chase to our curiosities.

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