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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
Impressionist painters revolutionized fine art when they turned away from creating a replica of an image and instead focused on the essence of a scene. Learn about how Monet, Morisot and others turned painting on its head.
By Aysha Schurman
Medieval art decorated monasteries and castles, but it also illuminated the lives of ordinary people attending their church.
By Janet Grischy
What are some of the more common art deco designs and symbols?
By Laura Evans
Certain art deco colors created the go-to color palate for this distinct style.
By Laura Evans
What is the history of art deco style? Learns how this dramatic style made its debut.
By Laura Evans
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
When thinking of examples of Cubism, you can't go wrong with works by either Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque.
By Jennifer Maughan
Graffiti is illegal because it destroys property, spoils neighborhoods and encourages other crimes.
By Janet Grischy
Italian Renaissance art revolutionized the way that people painted. Learn how.
By Laura Evans
Modernist movement facts can be tied directly to world events. The movement was an evolution and a reaction of the art world.
By Jen Adams
By Aisling Ash
You know the names of famous baroque artists, even if they aren't on the tip of your tongue.
By Laura Evans
What are the characteristics of art deco architecture? Learn how to spot art deco like a pro.
By Laura Evans
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
Want to learn how to draw graffiti? You too can decorate an over-sized mural with your personal message.
By Rachel Mork
Want to learn how to create your own graffiti art? It is easy to learn how to make your art stand out.
By Rachel Mork
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
Baroque fashion isn't the mystery that you'd think it might be. We actually know a lot about what people wore during this period.
By Laura Evans
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