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20th Century Art begins with Impressionism through to contemporary art. Impressionism was a 19th century art movement that began as a loose association of Paris-based artists, who began exhibiting their art publicly in the 1860s. ...


Early 20th Century Art

Major artistic movements that carried us through the first half of the century include Post Impressionism, Divisionism, Proto-Expressionism, Art Nouveau, and Fauvism. A Hundred Years of Independence by Henri Rousseau Post-Impressionism is a term applied to painting styles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries — after Impressionism. ... ... Poster by Alfons Mucha Vitebsk Railway Station one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture. ... The Dessert: Harmony in Red (1908) by Henri Matisse Les Fauves (French for Wild Beasts) were a short-lived and loose grouping of early Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities, and the use of deep color over the representational values retained by Impressionism. ...


The Bridge was one of the earliest recognized groups who created seminal work of the 20th century. The group was composed of spirited, young, anti-war artists in Dresden, Germany between 1905 and 1913 who believed themselves to be a link between the past and future, thus a bridge. They were united by communal life and their rebellion against “the tyranny of the new materialism inspired by the Industrial Revolution”. They strove for enlightenment through self-expression and psychological exploration; their work reflects the search. The Bridge may refer to: The Bridge (epic poem), an epic poem written in 1930 by American poet Hart Crane The Bridge (D Keith Mano), a 1973 novel by D. Keith Mano The Bridge (novel), a 1986 novel by Iain Banks The Bridge (Craig Spector), a 1991 novel by Craig... For other uses, see Dresden (disambiguation). ... A Watt steam engine. ... Look up Enlightenment in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Another seminal group of the 20th century was The Blue Rider. This was a sophisticated, intellectual group lead by Kandinsky in Munich, Germany. Their work expresses “an outward expression of an inner feeling.” As with other expressionistic groups in Germany, the Blue Rider painters were individualistic, interested in psychology, highly emotional and “passionately subjective.” They chose the blue rider image because they associated it with a spiritual non-figurative mystical art of the future. Cover of Der Blaue Reiter almanac. ... On White II (Kandinsky 1923) Wassily Kandinsky (Russian: Василий Кандинский, first name sometimes spelled as Vasily, Vassily or Vasilii) (December 16, 1866 - December 13, 1944) was a Russian-born painter and art theorist. ... Coordinates: Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country: Germany State: Bavaria Administrative region: Upper Bavaria District: Urban district City subdivisions: 25 borroughs Lord Mayor: Christian Ude (SPD) Governing parties: SPD / Greens / Rosa Liste Basic Statistics Area: 310. ... On White II by Wassily Kandinsky, 1923. ... Psychology is an academic and applied discipline involving the scientific study of mental processes and behavior. ...


Mid 20th Century Art

Cubism gave rise to a new era in 20th century art with its related styles: Pre-Cubism, Analytical Cubism, Synthetic Cubism, Futurism, Neo-Plasticism, and Dadaism. It has been suggested that Analytic cubism, Synthetic cubism be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cubism. ... Futurism (or Futurist) may refer to: Futures studies, the philosophical or academic study of the medium to long-term future (also known as futurology). ... Dutch De Stijl (pr. ... Cover of the first edition of the publication, Dada. ...


The Metaphysical School is an important precursor to Surrealism. The only artist of the Metaphysical School, de Chirico, in his short career of four years in this style, painted his very personal, strange vision. Yves Tanguy Indefinite Divisibility 1942 Surrealism[1] is a movement stating that the liberation of our mind, and subsequently the liberation of the individual self and society, can be achieved by exercising the imaginative faculties of the unconscious mind to the attainment of a dream-like state different from, or... Look up artist in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Giorgio de Chirico in 1936 photographed by Carl Van Vechten. ... Look up vision in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Late 20th Century Art

The 20th century drew to a close with Organic Surrealism, Naturalistic Surrealism, and Abstract Expressionism This USPS stamp illustrates Pollocks drip technique. ...


Color Field painting, influenced by Matisse, Fauvism, and Surrealism was relatively inert and bare. Color applied to flat surfaces suggests an overall calm, meditative, otherworldly place. The goal was to eliminate all obstacles between the artist and the idea, and between the idea and the viewer. There is no attempt at representation in the narrative sense; the subject is color. Color Field is an art movement characterized by canvases being covered entirely by large fields of solid color. ... Influence Science and Practice (ISBN 0321188950) is a Psychology book examining the key ways people can be influenced by Compliance Professionals. The books authors is Robert B. Cialdini, Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University. ... Self-Portrait in a Striped T-shirt (1906). ...


 
 

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