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Art during the Renaissance changed in fundamental ways. Learn how.
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
Find out what features characterize Art Deco furniture and discover a stunning architectural example of this style.
By Stephanie Banfield
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
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
Medieval art decorated monasteries and castles, but it also illuminated the lives of ordinary people attending their church.
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
Check out the many different styles of graffiti art that go beyond a wall and a can of spray paint.
By Rachel Mork
Post Impressionism was a direct response to the Impressionist movement in the late 19th century. Learn how these two movements came to interact and contrast.
By Aysha Schurman
You know the names of famous baroque artists, even if they aren't on the tip of your tongue.
By Laura Evans
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
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 are the characteristics of art deco architecture? Learn how to spot art deco like a pro.
By Laura Evans
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
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
When it comes to impressionism for kids, it's key to remember that most humans, especially youngsters learn best in a full immersion environment. By engaging children visually and physically, Impressionism practices and approaches will be best learned.
By Aysha Schurman
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
Graffiti is illegal because it destroys property, spoils neighborhoods and encourages other crimes.
By Janet Grischy
The main characteristics of Impressionism art are familiar to and enjoyed by audiences today, but when Monet, Renoir and Degas unleashed their talents on the world, they were seen as devices used to mock the art world.
By Aysha Schurman
Italian Renaissance art revolutionized the way that people painted. Learn how.
By Laura Evans
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