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Gathering Art Movements

Gathering Art Movements

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Art Movements Schools

Art Movements Schools

There have been numerous art movements and schools throughout history, each with its own distinctive characteristics and philosophies. Here are some significant art movements and schools that have been established throughout history in acen

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Renaissance - 14th to 17th

Renaissance - 14th to 17th

The Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement characterized by a revival of classical ideals, humanism, and a focus on realistic representation. Artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael flourished during this period.

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Baroque - 17th century

Baroque - 17th century

Baroque art was known for its dramatic and grandiose style, featuring ornate details, exaggerated motion, and strong emotions. Artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and Gian Lorenzo Bernini were prominent figures in this movement.

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Rococo - 18th Century

Rococo - 18th Century

Rococo was an art movement characterized by a light, playful, and ornate style, often depicting scenes of love, nature, and frivolity. Jean-Honoré Fragonard and François Boucher were notable Rococo artists.

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Neoclassicism - late 18th to early 19th century

Neoclassicism - late 18th to early 19th century

Neoclassicism drew inspiration from classical antiquity, focusing on order, reason, and idealized forms. Jacques-Louis David and Antonio Canova were prominent Neoclassical artists.

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Romanticism - Late 18th Century To mid 19th

Romanticism - Late 18th Century To mid 19th

Romanticism emphasized individuality, emotion, imagination, and a connection with nature. Artists like Eugène Delacroix, J.M.W. Turner, and Caspar David Friedrich were leading figures in this movement.

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Realism - mid 19th century

Realism - mid 19th century

Realism sought to depict everyday life and ordinary people in a truthful and objective manner, often addressing social and political issues. Gustave Courbet and Jean-François Millet were key Realist artists.

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Impressionism - Late 19th Century

Impressionism - Late 19th Century

Impressionism, as a reaction against the strict conventions of Realism, focused on capturing fleeting impressions of light, color, and atmosphere. Artists like Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Edgar Degas were prominent figures in the Impressionist movement.

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Symbolism - late 19th century

Symbolism - late 19th century

Symbolism explored mystical, spiritual, and dreamlike themes, often using symbolic imagery to convey emotions and ideas. Gustav Klimt and Odilon Redon were influential Symbolist artists.

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Cubism early 20th century

Cubism early 20th century

Cubism revolutionized the representation of form and space, breaking subjects into geometric shapes and multiple viewpoints simultaneously. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque were pioneers of this movement.

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Surrealism - 20th century

Surrealism - 20th century

Surrealism explored the realm of dreams, the subconscious, and the irrational, creating bizarre and fantastical imagery. Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, and Max Ernst were key Surrealist artists.

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Abstract Expressionism - mid 20th century

Abstract Expressionism - mid 20th century

Abstract Expressionism emphasized spontaneous and gestural painting, often devoid of recognizable subject matter, focusing on the emotional and physical act of creating. Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning were prominent Abstract Expressionists.

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CURATOR'S NOTE

Different art movements have played a significant role in the diversity of the established art and cultural idioms throughout history, however it is important to recognize different forms of schools and their development throughout centuries

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