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Art History

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This is your portal to information about historical works of visual art, its artists, and their contributions to society and culture. Ask questions and find answers in the following areas: Paleolithic, Neolithic, Egyptian, Mesopotamia, Persian Agean, Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Celtic, Byzantine, Indian, Southest Asian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Islamic, Pre-Columbian, Inuit, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassiam, Romantic, Realism, Impressionism, Art Noveau, Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Abstraction, Dadaism, Surrealism, and Pop.
 The beginning of modern photojournalism took place in 1925, in  Germany. The event was the invention of the first 35 mm camera, the  Leica. It was designed as a way to use surplus movie film, then  shot in the 35 mm format. Before this, a photo of professional  quality required bulky...
The world's largest canvas painting is The Big Picture displayed in New South Wales, Australia, painted by the artist Ando. It measures 100 meters X 12 meters.
It looks really nice for one. It is almost like an illusion and  those are really cool.
Inspired by the Post-Impressionists, this art movement focused on creating pieces using violent, contrasting colors while ignoring color harmonies and figure modeling.
Neoclassicism featured a clean and linear style, a subdued palette, sculpted forms, shallow depth of background and fine draftsmanship. There was a need to seek the very best, to do the very best, to use ancient Greek and Roman models of goodness and purity. A carefully drawn line and a finely...
  It helps us improve our relationship with the natural world:)-!!  
Jacopo Robusti, (Tintoretto). Movement, Style, School or Period:. Mannerism, Venetian School. Date and Place of Birth:. 1519, Venice. http://arthistory.about.com/cs/namestt/p/tintoretto.htm
Romanticism was a style of art and literature that was popular in  the early 1800s. It focused on nature, originality and imagination,  and the production of completely unique works
So many Pop artists emerged simultaneously that I do not think it is possible to name four founding fathers.
De Stijl movement was influenced by Cubist painting as well as by the mysticism and the ideas about "ideal" geometric forms (such as the "perfect straight line") in the neoplatonic philosophy of mathematician M.H.J. Schoenmaekers.
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You can write about socio cultural impact of Greece on another  countries. We all know Greece's culture was refined and had various  aspects. I think this will be a good topic to write on.
The pastel medium was first mentioned by Leonardo da Vinci in 1495.Artists such as Maurice Quentin de La Tour and Rosalba Carriera have been using pastels to create masterpieces as far back as 1703.
Quite a few. Difficult to say which are actually famous. Richard Hamilton, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Tom Wesselmann, Claus Oldenburg, are some of the best known.
Outdoors in the Seine area northwest of Paris.
The futurist artwork was based on mechanical things,movement,geometric shapes and sometimes horses
basically pop art is like an image which you draw it several times with different colours and effects... :P:P Answer 2:Click link below for facts instead of the above.nonsense.
In cubist artworks, objects are broken up, analyzed, and re-assembled in an abstracted form-instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context.
I just came from a consignment shop where there was a Kentucky  Derby painting by H. Hargrove.
  The question posted has several hidden aspects to it : the Just What collage was designed by John McHale who also provided the iconic image for the collage and he intended that the portrait on the wall had a dual reference: one to the original source of the image and another to a surrogatte...
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The development of photography in the late nineteenth century had a major impact on subsequent styles and subject matter in painting. But then so did the increasing production of synthetic pigment materials - making colours available to painters that in previous centuries had been prohibitively...
  *masks (seen in Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon )   *wild animals (bulls and horned creatures similar to those found in African range)   *colour (earth tones and natural colours)
Paul Éluard, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Hans Arp, Georges Malkine, André Masson, Joan Miró, Marcel Duchamp and Yves Tanguy
Fauvism was preceded by the post-impressionists, primarily van Gogh and Gauguin.
Most of his works are screenprints.
They have not been counted as a group.
art which relies on moving pictures and videos
A painting by Claude Monet called Impression, Sunrise.
Jackson Pollock, Mark Tobey, and others.
A sculpture should be free standing. If it is not, it may be a relief: relief: sculpture consisting of shapes carved on a surface so as to stand out from the surrounding background
Romanticism can be seen as a reaction aganst Neoclassicism and academic painting.
The oldest painting are probably cave paintings by stone age man.
The impressionist style of painting is characterized chiefly by concentration on the general impression produced by a scene or object and the use of unmixed primary colors and small brush strokes to simulate actual reflected light.
This subject existed as early as the Greek antiquity. Reinvented by Giorgione about 1500.
What is new in the 20th century is the abandonment of academic rules. The artist is completely free.
Impressionism was generally from 1860-1900 in France. Leonardo da Vinci painted the "Mona Lisa" from 1503 to 1506 in Italy.
Neoclassicism is based on going back to the classic ideas. There is a strong belief in liberty, fraternity and equality. Neoclassical thought keeps reoccurring, era's like the Enlightenment are examples of reoccurring classical ideas.
Cézanne Cubism, Analytic Cubism, Synthetic Cubism. There are only these three.
Synthetic Cubism is a 20th century artistic style developed by the avant garde movement (artists who went against the traditional artistic styles). This cubism was developed by Pablo Picasso, Braque, and Gris. Basically, it is very similar to a college. Synthetic Cubism combines different textures,...
Geometrical patterns usually have an error that occurs in the design. This is done so that the People of Islam know that their God, Allah is flawlessIn Islamic art, they do not draw human figures or animals because they have been taught to worship only God. Their art work is made up of flowers and...
ideal, or perfect,figures.
Art   Art is not anything you think it is. Anyone is not an artist. Do not lie.Art was and is a rare phenomenon, and always will be.ACCEPT IT.
All Impressionists studied the effects of light and luminescence. However, Edgar Degas was also preoccupied with making portraits of ballerinas. Mary Cassatt is famous for her domestic scenes, filled with depictions of women and young children.
He depicted his subjects in the manner that the two eyes separately view the same subject.
This is a fill-in-the-blank for the word "synthetic".
brandenburg gate,british museum
Les demoiselles d'Avignon.
because it was his dream
  It is if it was painted by one of the impressionist painters.
Abstract expressionism spoke to the needs of the age
The right answer is : Abstract Expressionist
cubism presents multiple views on the same object(s) fragments forms into jagged shapes and portrays three dimensional shapes with the traditional linear prospective.
primarely through commerce.Also art played a role (decorative drawings).
the artist progresses from representation to abstraction
Anything can and should be considered art. (apex)
Dadaism or Dada is a post-World War I cultural movement in visual  art as well as literature (mainly poetry), theatre and graphic  design. The movement was, among other things, a protest against the  barbarism of the War and what Dadaists believed was an oppressive  intellectual rigidity in both...
Kasimir Malevich
An analtytical approach to composition
The predominant pattern was the meander. It looks like a small squre labyrinth with only one way (no intersections).
filippino lippi is Italian and was born in 1457 and passed in 1504. He is a famous painter who is very best known through all the world.
There are cave paintings in France which may be 30 000 years old.