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Medieval art decorated monasteries and castles, but it also illuminated the lives of ordinary people attending their church.
By Janet Grischy
These Dada pioneers, including Hans Arp and Marcel Duchamp, launched an art movement that was so inspiring precisely because it was anti-art. When these artists rejected the past, they opened up visions of the future.
By Chris Flood
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
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
The statue of Zeus was an amazing undertaking and is a wonder of the ancient world.
By Minnie Chatterfield
Edgar Degas and Impressionism are forever linked, given the artist's involvement in organizing the first Impressionist exhibit. Learn how this talent made his mark on art and Impressionism.
By Aysha Schurman
Famous Renaissance art remains among the most popular works in the western world. 
By Laura Evans
Are you intrigued by pop art? Have you considered creating your own pop art images? Learn the elements of pop art and try applying them to your own artwork.
By Rachel Mork
Certain art deco colors created the go-to color palate for this distinct style.
By Laura Evans
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
When thinking of examples of Cubism, you can't go wrong with works by either Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque.
By Jennifer Maughan
What is Surrealism? Surrealism was a movement that spanned art, literature, psychology and philosophy in an attempt to reject cultures of the past.
By Jennifer Maughan
Graffiti is illegal and is usually done anonymously, but what is it that causes society to view graffiti as bad?
By Simon Wright
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
Read up on these famous graffiti artists to learn who creates all the amazing graffiti you've seen in New York City and all over Europe.
By Rachel Mork
Want to learn how to draw graffiti? You too can decorate an over-sized mural with your personal message.
By Rachel Mork
Dada art had artistic trends, even though members of the movement claimed to be "anti-art." Those trends included a reliance on chance to create works and the use of "ready-made" objects.
By Chris Flood
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
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