Art Movements

From Arts and Crafts to Steampunk and everything in between. Articles in this category focus on Art Movements, primarily from the 19th Century to today.

Toulouse-Lautrec Art

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was a painter, printmaker, illustrator and draughtsman whose fame peaked in the late 1800s. Toulouse-Lautrec was born on the 24th November 1864 and is associated with the post-impressionist period. Today, Toulouse-Lautrec art is seen as some of the most important art, not only of its era but of all time, with his…

Diego Rivera Art Man at the Crossroads

Diego Rivera Art

Diego Rivera art work is widely regarded as some of the most ground-breaking and exceptional Mexican art ever produced. Rivera is perhaps best known for his murals which portrayed the challenges faced by the working-class of the country, though he is also famed for his troubled relationship with Frida Kahlo, who was also a groundbreaking…

Marc Chagall Art the fiddler 1913

Marc Chagall Art

Born on July 7th, 1887 in Vitebsk, Russia, Marc Chagall was a highly versatile artist, known for his work with paint, stained glass, tapestry and ceramics to give just a few examples of his polymath talents. Chagall studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts between 1907 and 1910 in St Petersburg…

Edvard Munch art the scream

Edvard Munch Art

The prolific, troubled Norwegian artist Edvard Munch created some of the most iconic artworks of all time, including The Scream and Madonna. Edvard Munch art dealt with a series of dark and controversial themes, including sexual liberation and chronic illness. Munch, who was born in 1863, saw numerous family members experiences serious illnesses during his…

Pablo Picasso Art Girl with a mandolin

Pablo Picasso Art

Baptised Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso, Pablo Picasso was one of the 20th century’s finest artists and the co-founder of Cubism with Georges Braque. Picasso was born in Málaga in 1881 and was a sculptor, stage designer,…

Joan Miro Art visit by viscious speed

Joan Miró Art

The Joan Miró Art story began with Miró’s birth in Spain in 1893. Miró and was one of the art world’s first surrealists, and became on of Spain’s leading artists. He began drawing at eight years old and attended the Gali School of Art in 1912 after working as a clerk. His career started during…

Vincent van Gogh Art Self Portrait

Vincent Van Gogh Art

Vincent Van Gogh art may be some of the most iconic ever created, but the artist and his work remained largely unknown while he was alive. Van Gogh (1853-90) has been a huge influence on the art world over the years, including not just other painters, but musicians and film directors too. The Dutchman is widely…

Gustav Klimt Art Kiss

Gustav Klimt Art

Gustav Klimt Art Widely regarded as ahead of his time, the iconic Austrian artist Gustav Klimt was the creator of various groundbreaking and controversial works that often dealt with the erotic and exotic. Gustav Klimt Art was known for its overt symbolism, and much of his work went ahead of what was deemed tasteful and…

Salvadore Dali Art Mae West

Salvador Dali Art

History of Salvador Dali Art Salvador Dalí was an iconic Spanish surrealist, and one of the most lauded figures in the history of art. Dalí is famous for his bizarre, dreamlike images.  He completed his most well-known piece, The Persistence of Memory in 1931 and experimented in film, photography and sculpture. Dalí was famed for…

Rene Magritte Art Eye

Rene Magritte Art

The enduring appeal of Rene Magritte art… Rene Magritte was one of the most celebrated and revered surrealist artists in history, though he didn’t start receiving widespread recognition until he was in 50s. Born in 1898 to a wealthy father, his mother committed suicide in 1912. After marrying in 1922, Magritte worked in a number…

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