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Famous Renaissance art remains among the most popular works in the western world. 
By Laura Evans
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
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
By Aisling Ash
Baroque style can't be summed up with one person or work, and it must be understood in the proper context.
By Laura Evans
Want to learn how to draw graffiti? You too can decorate an over-sized mural with your personal message.
By Rachel Mork
What are the characteristics of art deco architecture? Learn how to spot art deco like a pro.
By Laura Evans
French Impressionist painters led the way in creating a unique and controversial new form of art. Learn about several of the biggest names around when Impressionism was causing a stir.
By Aysha Schurman
What are the characteristics of Renaissance art and what made the art of this era so revolutionary?
By Laura Evans
Abstract expressionism focused on how to bring emotions to the forefront and emphasized the creative process-no matter how abstract-instead of trying to represent the world exactly.
By Chris Flood
When thinking of examples of Cubism, you can't go wrong with works by either Pablo Picasso or Georges Braque.
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
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
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
What is the history of art deco style? Learns how this dramatic style made its debut.
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
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
Graffiti is illegal because it destroys property, spoils neighborhoods and encourages other crimes.
By Janet Grischy
Graffiti is illegal and is usually done anonymously, but what is it that causes society to view graffiti as bad?
By Simon Wright
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