Cultural movement
A cultural movement is a change in the way a number of different disciplines approach their work. This embodies all art forms, the sciences, and philosophies. Historically, different nations or region...
Rome: Baroque Brilliance
This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathta...
Alphonse Mucha - 27 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha is synonymous with Art Nouveau, a style of fine art, decorative art, and architecture that broke with the...
Richard Neutra’s Therapeutic Architecture
In 1929, four years after he established himself as an independent architect on the west coast, Richard Neutra completed his masterpiece, the Lovell Health House. Nested in a seemingly impossible to r...
Top 10 Paintings By Peter Paul Rubens
The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more than 1000 works was a master of drama and col...
Quartetto Rococo
Quartetto Rococo was composed for string quartet by Michelle Diehl. The music is set to paintings from the rococo era. © 2009 Michelle Diehl.
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
9 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo
On the 540th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the artist often called “the Divine One.”
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Otis Art History 26 - Neo-Classicism
From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. Thi...
Postmodernism - Postmodernism - Postmodern Worldview
Postmodernism. The Postmodern Worldview is difficult to define, because to define it would violate the postmodernist's premise that no definite terms, bounda...
Neoclassicism - Emir Hot - Extreme Neoclassic by Muris Varajic
This is my take on Muris' great lesson from www.guitarmasterclass.net Check out his take on my Vinnie Moore lesson as well.
Postmodernism
A quick introduction to the world of post modern art.
Art movement
An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, (usually a few months, years or decades) or,...
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Classical antiquity
Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking ci...
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Romanesque art
Romanesque art is the art of Europe from approximately 1000 AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century, or later, depending on region.The preceding period is usually known as the Pre-Roma...
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Gothic art
Gothic art was a style of Medieval art that developed in Northern France out of Romanesque art in the 12th century AD, led by the concurrent development of Gothic architecture. It spread to all of W...
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Renaissance
The Renaissance (/rɨˈneɪsəns/, /ˈrɛnɨsɑːns/) is a period from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and Modern history. It started as a cultural movement in Italy...
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Renaissance humanism
Humanism is the resurgent study of classical antiquity, at first in Italy, and then spreading across Western Europe in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.The terms Renaissance (rinascimento "rebirth") ...
Mannerism
Mannerism is a period of European art that emerged from the later years of the Italian High Renaissance around 1520. It lasted until about 1580 in Italy, when the Baroque style began to replace it, b...
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Baroque
The Baroque (/bəˈroʊk/ or /bəˈrɒk/) is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grand...
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Rococo
Rococo (/rəˈkoʊkoʊ/ or /roʊkəˈkoʊ/), less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", is an 18th-century artistic movement and style, affecting many aspects of the arts including painting, sculpture, archite...
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Neoclassicism
Neoclassicism (from Greek νέος nèos and κλασσικός klassikòs classicus) is the name given to Western movements in the decorative and visual arts, literature, theatre, music, and architecture that draw ...
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Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason) is an era from the 1650s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, ...
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Romanticism
Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at it...
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Realism (arts)
Realism (or naturalism) in the arts is the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements.Realis...
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Art Nouveau
Art Nouveau ([aʁ nuvo], Anglicised to /ˈɑːrt nuːˈvoʊ/; at. Sezession, cz Secese, eng. Modern Style, germ. Jugendstil, sk. Secesia) or Jugendstil is an international philosophy and style of art, archit...