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Graffiti is illegal and is usually done anonymously, but what is it that causes society to view graffiti as bad?
By Simon Wright
During Surrealism, paintings focused on describing the subconscious mind. For that reason, major artworks of that time depicted strange juxtapositions and objects behaving in unusual ways.
By Jennifer Maughan
The Surrealism movement focused on bringing the human unconscious to light. Paintings and writings of the time tried to tap into parts of the mind not yet explored, which resulted in sometimes innovative and sometimes shocking art.
By Jennifer Maughan
The history of Cubism reveals an art movement that never settled into old habits. In fact, Cubism kept evolving from analytic Cubism to synthetic Cubism, which incorporated more color and texture.
By Jennifer Maughan
You know the names of famous baroque artists, even if they aren't on the tip of your tongue.
By Laura Evans
While some argue that the early history of pop art was a rebellion against abstract art, others believe that pop artists merely extended the possibilities of abstract images.
By Rachel Mork
Photography arouses our interest and stirs our emotions. It is capable of making objects that are of use only because they are beautiful or moving.
By Janet Grischy
All Surrealist artists may have followed the principles of exploring the unconscious mind, but each of the most famous artists of the movement, from Salvador Dali to Max Ernst, left his own mark on the genre.
By Jennifer Maughan
By Aisling Ash
What are the characteristics of art deco architecture? Learn how to spot art deco like a pro.
By Laura Evans
When thinking of examples of Cubism, you can't go wrong with works by either Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque.
By Jennifer Maughan
Photography is an art form and hobby that plays an important role in society.
By Crystal Eynon
Graffiti is illegal because it destroys property, spoils neighborhoods and encourages other crimes.
By Janet Grischy
Thanks to Pablo Picasso, Cubism became one of the most powerful art movements. Unlike forms of art that reflected the world or were more naturalistic, Cubism encouraged audiences to see the world from a new perspective.
By Jennifer Maughan
The statue of Zeus was an amazing undertaking and is a wonder of the ancient world.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Early Renaissance art marks the dividing point between the Byzantine traditions and the new techniques that would come to typify the Renaissance.
By Laura Evans
Expressionism art uses painting techniques such as vivid colors and distorted forms to express emotions and feelings more accurately.
By Chris Flood
Learn about some famous pop art artists who helped to define the genre.
By Rachel Mork
German Expressionism isn't a single, unified art movement. It is actually composed of two movements, Die Brücke and Der Blaue Reiter.
By Chris Flood
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