Posts by Category: Art Movements

Art movements describe the genre of the art work that are fashionable breakthroughs af a particular era in Art History.

Some of the most interesting 20th Century Paintings featured in 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Some of the most interesting 20th Century Paintings featured in 1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

May 24, 2013

This is one of my favorite art books of all time. It is so because of its informal way of…

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Buddhist Art Through The Ages

September 26, 2010

Buddhist art (c. 600BC – 700AD) was and is still all about illustrating the life and teachings of Siddharthan Gautama,…

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Art Deco as Prints and Posters

August 01, 2010

Art Deco is the movement of design and architecture created in the 1920s in France. The concept was simple, chic,…

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Famous paintings in Baroque Art

November 01, 2009

Baroque Art (c. 1600- 1750) . It was the era of the Reformation and the Counter-Reformation of the Catholic Church….

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Art Movements

August 01, 2009

Famous Art Movements In Paintings ***z-below-h1.shtml*** Art movements define the history of art. Famous paintings that seem to represent a…

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Conceptual art to Communicate Ideas

August 01, 2009

Conceptual art (1970s-80s) is also referred to as Idea Art or Information Art. As the names imply, Conceptualism is a…

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Art Nouveau And Secessionism

June 01, 2009

Art Nouveau was a movement created at the turn of the 20th century (1880 – 1920). It was during the…

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Cubism in Art

May 01, 2009

There were 2 artists that pioneered and created the art movement, Cubism (1907-1914). They were Spamish artist Pablo Picasso and…

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Early Renaissance Famous Paintings

August 01, 2008

The Early Renaissance (c. 1300 -1500) was the re-birth of technical development in the arts. This was the time when…

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De Stijl and Neo-plasticism Art Movement

March 01, 2008

Neo-plasticism (1917-1930) was adopted by a group of artists and architects known as “De Stijl” meaning “The Style”. This art…

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The Bauhaus Movement and School of Art

June 23, 2007

The Bauhaus movement (1919 – 1933) was founded by an architech Walter Gropius in Weimar Germany. The aim of this…

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Impressionism in Art – Famous Impressionists

Impressionism in Art – Famous Impressionists

July 26, 2002

Impressionism is an movement in art unwittingly fathered by the great artist, Claude Monet, in 1872. In an exhibition  in…

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Gothic Art

May 15, 2002

The Gothic Art (c. 1140 – 1500) era began in France with the development of spiritual architecture and sculptures. Monuental…

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Futurism Art Movement

May 15, 2002

Futurism (1909 – 1916) was established in Italy at the same era as when the art movement Cubism was taking…

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Islamic Art

Islamic Art

May 15, 2001

Islamic Art was created for the sole benefit of glorifying Allah through beauty and writing. The artists rejected the naturalism…

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Expressionism In Art

Expressionism In Art

October 21, 2000

“Expressionism”  is an art movement which originated in Germany the early 20th century. It’s an art style  meant to communicate…

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Fauvism and Primitivism

May 15, 2000

Fauvism (1898 – 1920) was initiated in Paris at the turn of the 20th Century. It was the first of…

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