Fra Angelico - Painter of the Early Renaissance
One of the most important painters of the Early Renaissance, Fra Angelico was born in 1395, in a small town near Florence. This article is a brief history about the famous artist.
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Ways to Explore Art History
Internships at museums and arts organizations to explore art history
Art history is an exciting topic to study, and it can provide a great insight into creative and historical movements that have shaped this world.
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Pop Art Movement: Characteristics, History, and Important Facts
Characteristics of pop art movement
Bold, colorful, witty, young, glamorous, transient! Pop art is all that and so much more. This Buzzle article takes you on an artistic journey of one of the most popular art movements ever - the Pop Art Movement.
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Historical Periods in Literature That Catalyzed Written Art
There are many different historical periods in literature and each of them have their own unique features. These periods have evolved over time and are a reflection of the state of society at the corresponding time. This article...
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Realism and Realistic Art That Depict Perfect Imperfections
How did the concept of Realism and Realistic art originate? What is meant by Realistic art? Go through this article to find out more about characteristics of this school of art.
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Neolithic Art
Neolithic art, one of the most interesting attributes of the Neolithic period, gives us a glimpse of the fascinating period of human evolution that this period was.
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Surrealism Art
Premonitory Portrait of Guillaume Apollinaire, The Persistence of Memory, The Elephant Celebes; these are just some of the most important works of Surrealism. In this article, we tell you more about this extraordinary movement.
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Counter-Reformation Art
In the following article, artwork and artists from the Counter-Reformation period have been discussed. To know more about the period and the reasons that generated such splendid art work, read on...
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Pop Culture Artifacts
From the kitsch of the decades gone by to the image projected by your favorite T.V. star, pop culture objects and imagery have affected you in some way or the other. In this article, we take a look at pop culture as a phenomenon.
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Characteristics of Cubism
A style that stands apart on its own, cubism can be easily distinguished from other works of art. Read on to know more about characteristics of cubism.
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Lewis Caroll - The Man who Wrote 'Alice in Wonderland'
Know all about Charles Dodgson in this Buzzle post - the man who wrote 'Alice in Wonderland,' under the pen name of Lewis Caroll.
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History of Impressionism
Impressionism was an art movement that led to a major transform in the world of art. Know more about the history of Impressionism.
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Learn from Isadora Duncan, the Woman Who Lived Her Dreams
Isadora Duncan was the pioneer of modern dance. This article is a brief glimpse into her unique dancing style, unconventional life, and ideas.
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Edgar Degas - Life and Art
"No art is less spontaneous than mine," said a French Painter called Edgar Degas. "What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters."
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The Art of Giovanni Bellini
One of the interesting things about Giovanni Bellini is that he kept learning and improving well into his eighties. This article provides more information about this legendary painter.
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The Celebrated Celtic Bard: Facts About Virgil, the Roman Poet
Virgil (70 BC-90 BC) was an ancient Roman poet. He is best known for his famous works: the Ecologues, the Georgics, and the Ǽneid. This article is a brief biography of the poet.
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Desiderius Erasmus, the Beloved Prince of the Humanists
Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) was a classical scholar of the Dutch Renaissance. This article is a brief biography of the man.
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Jan Van Eyck - Master of Realism
Jan Van Eyck is a Flemish painter of the 15th century. This article is a brief history of the artist.
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The Biography of Philip Larkin Depicting His Poetic Impulses
Philip Larkin was one of the leading English poets of the 'Movement', a modernist literary trend. This article describes the early life and career of this poet.
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On the Life Of Samuel Taylor, One of the Finest English Poets
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, whom the writer Catherine Wallace calls the 'Poet Laureate of Failure', was an English poet who lived from 1772 to 1834. This article is a brief biography of this man.
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Siegfried Sassoon, the War Poet Who Carved an Incredible Saga
Siegfried Sassoon is known primarily for his stirring anti-war poems and his beautifully-worded 'Declaration Against War'. This article is a brief history about the poet.
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Biography of Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Modigliani was a painter who was popular for many other things besides his paintings. He was a talented sculptor with many works to his credit. This article describes his life in brief.
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9 Most Amazing Cave Paintings Around the World
Amazing cave painting
The Paleolithic Age or Stone Age is considered as the age when man set foot on the ground of inventions and discoveries. The invention of fire and stone tools has been stated by many notable historians and anthropologists as a...
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Analyzing the Differences Between Modernism and Postmodernism
Modernism of the late 1800s was followed by postmodernism that arose after the Second World War. The latter was a reaction to the former and emerged from it. They were movements that influenced art, architecture, literature, culture...
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A History of Illuminated Manuscripts
Illuminated manuscripts
Illuminated manuscripts form a group of some of the world's most richly stylized texts. Buzzle will shed light on the history of illuminated manuscripts.
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Characteristics and Examples of Post-Impressionism Art
Post-Impressionism art gives symbolic and personal meaning
As the name suggests, the Post-Impressionism movement was a reaction against Impressionism, which brought a deeper impression of a painter's mind into his paintings. This Buzzle post puts forth Post-Impressionism art...
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Origins and Influences of Pointillism
Pointillism is a famous style of painting developed by Georges Seurat and Paul Signac in the 1880s. The style was founded on ideas about how colors mix and how our eyes interpret dots of color when they are close together. Many...
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Salvador Dali - On a Surrealist Canvas
One of the best-known surrealist painters of all time, Salvador Dali was an artist extraordinaire. He was one of those rare artists who worked in pretty much every medium. This article aims to paint a brief chronological biography...
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Hellenistic Art: History, Facts, and Characteristics
Hellenistic art fact
The Hellenistic Period witnessed the glory and power of the Greek Empire reaching its zenith. This era was marked by a great deal of progress, particularly in the field of art. This Buzzle post chronicles the features and...
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Fauvism Art Movement: History, Characteristics, and Facts
Fauvism art movement
When post-impressionism and pointillism made love, their romantic coalition led to the birth of an unruly child, a child that not just sighted colors in the most banal of things, but saw them as natural emotions. In this Buzzle post...
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5 Facts on Aboriginal Art
Fact about aboriginal art
Aboriginal art uses symbols and signs to narrate the origin of the universe and other mythological tales. 'Warlugulong' was sold to the National Gallery of Australia for a hefty amount of $2.4 million!
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Romanesque Art: History, Characteristics, and Important Facts
Romanesque art characteristics
Romanesque art was an art form that was significant in the architectural patterns in Medieval Europe. Symbolized by semicircular arches and strong pillars, many cathedrals that were built during this period were inspired by this...
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History and Characteristics of Constructivist Art
Characteristics of constructivist art
Constructivism was a radically new movement in art, which started in the Soviet Union. This influential idea spilled over the Russian borders into Paris, Germany, London, and the USA. This Buzzle articles records constructivism art...
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Understanding Nonrepresentational Art with Examples
Nonrepresentational art
Nonrepresentational art is one of the forms of figurative art. It reflects the vision of the artist, and is in total contrast to representational art. Let us now understand nonrepresentational art with its examples.
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Characteristics of Impressionist Art
Characteristics of impressionist art
An art movement, Impressionism originated in 19th-century France as a reaction against the rigid rules of "academic painting" of that time. With Buzzle, explore Impressionist art characteristics to understand the movement.
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Understanding Representational Art with Examples
Concept of representational art
Art is complex. Art is beauty. Art is varied. Visual art is divided into abstract and figurative. Figurative art is also known as representative art. We shall learn about representational art with examples in this Buzzle article.
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"Bloom" by Anna Schuleit
Anna Schuleit's 2003 work "Bloom," which was comprised 28,000 flowers installed in the old Massachusetts Mental Health Center, is an enduring work of site-specific art. It was only there for four days, inspiring...
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The Concept of Minimalist Art
Impact. The level of the word describes the level at which an artwork is at. And it is what minimalist art hopes to achieve through the simplest means possible. What rose as a rebuttal to the Abstract Expressionism art at the time,...
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Giovanni Bellini - Venetian Painter
Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) was a painter of the Italian Renaissance. This article is a brief biography about the artist.
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Dante Alighieri - Florentine Writer
Dante, the famous man behind 'Inferno', was a poet and language theorist that lived from 1265 to 1321. This article is a brief history of this poet.
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John Constable - English Landscape Painter
Constable had a stubbornly honest streak, combined with a strong self-belief, which kept him painting landscapes, regardless of public acknowledgment.
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Albrecht Dürer - German Painter and Engraver
Albrecht Dürer was a very famous painter and engraver of his time. This article describes his life in brief.
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Georges-Pierre Seurat
Scientific precision and logical method, rather than instinct, appealed to Seurat. All his paintings were carefully mapped out beforehand. This article discusses the life of this famous artist.
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Wu Tao-tzu - Tang Dynasty Painter
Wu Tao-tzu, born in 689 A.D., was a legendary painter of the Tang Dynasty. This article is a brief history about the artist.
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