Western painting
The history of Western painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from antiquity until the present time. Until the mid-19th century it was primarily concerned with representational ...
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Muses, an Underwater Photography Series, Looks Like Baroque Art
Each striking photo looks like a 17th-century painting come to life.
The Life and Work of Egon Schiele
A short look at the life and work of Egon Schiele, the Austrian Expressionist artist and enfant terrible of the early 20th century artworld who died in 1918 aged 28. Music: Somewhere off Jazz Stree...
Hieronymus Bosch Is Credited With Work In Kansas City Museum
A 16th-century depiction of St. Anthony that had been attributed to the workshop of Bosch or a follower is now thought to be by the Dutch master’s hand. The painting, “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” ...
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...
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...
Caravaggio's lust, talent and power
At his feet lie symbols of ambition and creativity: armour, musical instruments, mathematical tools, a crown. Cupid's insolent nakedness and provocative smile declare casually that everything, in 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...
Medieval painting
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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Illuminated manuscript
An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition...
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Illusionistic ceiling painting
Illusionistic ceiling painting, which includes the techniques of perspective di sotto in sù and quadratura, is the tradition in Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo art in which trompe l'oeil, perspective ...
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Renaissance painting
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 painting
Baroque painting is the painting associated with the Baroque cultural movement. The movement is often identified with Absolutism, the Counter Reformation and Catholic Revival, but the existence of imp...
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Dutch Golden Age painting
The Dutch Golden Age painting is the painting of the Dutch Golden Age, a period in Dutch history generally spanning the 17th century, during and after the later part of the Eighty Years' War (1568–164...
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Flemish Baroque painting
Flemish Baroque painting refers to the art produced in the Southern Netherlands during Spanish control in the 16th and 17th centuries. The period roughly begins when the Dutch Republic was split from ...
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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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Fauvism
Fauvism is the style of les Fauves (French for "the wild beasts"), a loose group of early twentieth-century Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the represen...
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Expressionism
Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century. Its typical trait is to present the world solely from a subjectiv...
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Henry van de Velde
Henry Clemens van de Velde ([ɑ̃ˈri vɑndəˈvɛldə]; 3 April 1863 – 15 October 1957) was a Belgian painter, architect and interior designer. Together with Victor Horta and Paul Hankar he could be consider...
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Ercole Procaccini the Younger
Ercole Procaccini il Giovane (the Younger) (c. 6 August 1605 – 14 November 1675 or 2 March 1680) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.Born to a family of painters in Milan, he initially appren...
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Girolamo Bonsignori
Fra Girolamo Bonsignori, (miscalled Monsignori; 1472–1549) was an Italian artist.
The brother of Francesco Bonsignori, he was born at Verona. At an early period in his life he became a monk ...