European art
The art of Europe encompasses the history of visual art in Europe. European prehistoric art started as mobile rock, and cave painting art, and was characteristic of the period between the Paleolithic ...
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Biserica Domnească din Curtea de Argeș-Princely Church Curtea de Argeș-Ιεροσ Ναοσ Αγιοu Νικολαου
Biserica datează din anul 1352, fiind realizată în cruce greacă înscrisă. Biserica Sfântul Nicolae Domnesc este unul dintre cele mai reprezentative monumente ale arhitecturii românești medievale, fiin...
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...
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
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...
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Claude Monet - Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915)
This is unique film of French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his garden at Giverny. The footage is in two segments. Firstly we see the artist o...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919) This is unique footage of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He is seen at home, working on a canvas. I'm just...
Photos: Shepard Fairey's First NYC Solo Show In Five Years Opens In Chelsea
Shepard Fairey, one of the most famous and successful street artists in the world, spent four hours out on the gallery floor last night for the opening of his first NYC solo show in five years. Fairey...
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.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Painted As The Renaissance Painters They Were Named After
New York-based New Zealand Artist Owen Dippie has painted a mural of four Renaissance Artists, Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo and Donatello, as the Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles who were named after t...
The Night Cafe - An Immersive VR Tribute To Vincent Van Gogh
You can literally enter the painting as you take a virtual reality tour of Van Gogh's Night Cafe. Very creative...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
Inventing Impressionism: The National Gallery's latest blockbuster is devoted to the art dealer who popularised the movement
Inventing Impressionism, Paul Durand-Ruel and the Modern Art Market is the latest in a series of National Gallery blockbusters. Focusing on Durand-Ruel, an art dealer who has been credited with discov...
Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City
  Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mo...
Robert Pincus on the hard-knock world of contemporary art
Here's your takeaway from a Feb. 18 visit by critic Robert Pincus to Herron: The essential mandate of the critic is to expose bad art.
Ancient Greek art
The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. In the West, the art of th...
Medieval art
The medieval art of the Western world covers a vast scope of time and place, over 1000 years of art in Europe, and at times the Middle East and North Africa. It includes major art movements and period...
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Byzantine art
Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that inherited culturally from the empire. Though the empire itself emer...
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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 art
Renaissance art is the painting, sculpture and decorative arts of that period of European history known as the Renaissance, emerging as a distinct style in Italy in about 1400, in parallel with develo...
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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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Academic art
Academic art is a style of painting and sculpture produced under the influence of European academies of art. Specifically, academic art is the art and artists influenced by the standards of the Frenc...
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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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Impressionism
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists. Their independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s, in spite of harsh...
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Post-Impressionism
Post-Impressionism (also spelled Postimpressionism) is a predominantly French art movement that developed roughly between 1886 and 1905; from the last Impressionist exhibition to the birth of Fauvism....
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