European art history
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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Banksy painting 'self-destructs' moments after being sold for $1.4 million at auction | Facebook
"Going, going, gone...": This Banksy painting "self-destructed" moments after being sold for $1.4 million at auction https://cnn.it/2y7mzdZ
This artist uses gravity to paint...
This artist uses gravity to paint pictures of a future where cities merge with nature
Sale of the century: Rockefeller estate auction could fetch $1B
The estate of David and Peggy Rockefeller goes up for auction at Christie's in New York next week. The sale includes masterpieces by Picasso, Monet and Matisse and is expected to be the highest-grossi...
His Most Iconic Work? Cafe Terrace at Night by Vincent Van Gogh
There's a cliché that says a candle burns brightest just before it burns out. That could apply to Vincent Van Gogh and his time spent in Arles. During this chaotic period at the end of his life, he pa...
Swatch X Biennale Arte 2017 - IAN DAVENPORT
As main partner of La Biennale Di Venezia, we have this year an Art Exhibition called SWATCH FACES 2017 in Arsenale and Giardini - We always love to work closely with leading artists to create unique ...
90 Seconds: David Spriggs - Brian Kelly at ArtPrize
Spend 90 Seconds with David Spriggs, a Top 10 ArtPrize artist and his piece entitled "Vision" which is on display at The Grand Rapids Art Museum. ArtPrize is...
3D Art - "Superduperperspective" - Patrick Hughes - Birmingham Art Gallery
This is an amazing piece of 3D art where the closest part of the picture appears to be the furthest away, an optical illusion known as "Reverspective". As yo...
Miniature Worlds Crafted Inside Wooden Rings By Secret Wood | Designwrld
Canadian jewelry maker Secret Wood designs and produces beautiful and unique wooden rings that encompass little worlds inside them.
George R. R. Martin's Santa Fe Art Space Is An Odd Force
Read about Ben Davis's visit to the oddball art space funded by Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin in Santa Fe.
Banksy: Geographic profiling 'proves' artist really is Robin Gunningham, according to scientists
“Geographic profiling”, a technique used to catch serial criminals, has proved that the elusive artist Banksy really is Robin Gunningham, according to academic research. Scientists at Queen Mary Un...
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
The Richest Photographer in the World - How to Make Hundreds of Millions of Dollars by Taking Pictures of other People's Pictures
“I didn’t really even think to ask for permission to use the images. I don’t think that way. It didn’t occur to me to ask him and even if I did and he said ‘no’, I still would have taken them.”
Artist With Synesthesia Sees What She Hears And Turns It Into Art
Melissa McCracken synesthetic artist that sees what she hears. As she listens to a musical piece, every element of each song is a unique expression of color in Melissa’s eyes. She has combined this un...
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....
Post-Impressionism - Wikipedia