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  Toyism Art Movement absolutearts.com
On 24 February 1993, the Toyism art movement was first introduced to the Dutch public.
In the first 7 years the Toyists used in their art simple (fairy tale) stories, simple colour positions and the use of always returning image elements, as for instance the computer and the space shuttle.
As a figurative style, Toyism originates from an impulse for innovation and as a reaction to the age of the Ego.
galleries.absolutearts.com /toyism   (544 words)

  Impressionism (art) - MSN Encarta
Impressionism (art), a movement in painting that originated in France in the late 19th century.
Art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel, who worked hard to sell impressionist works, promoted this view of impressionism as a movement concerned primarily with landscape painting, with Monet as its central figure.
Art historians tended to overlook the work of Morisot despite her similar technique and participation in the original 1874 exhibition—partly because she was a woman and partly because she had fewer works in circulation than the others.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761553672/Impressionism_(art).html   (1680 words)

 WWN: Women's Art Movement
As with the women’s movement in general, white women originally dominated the women’s art movement, however women of color and lesbian and bisexual artists were present and influential from the beginning.
Exploring the kind of art women make when creating from their own life experiences led to a call for a re-examination of the criteria that defined what art and which artists were to be valued.
The women’s art movement has championed the idea that gender is socially and not naturally constructed; validated non-"high art" forms such as craft, video and performance art; questioned the cult of "genius" and "greatness;" and placed an emphasis on pluralist variety rather than concepts of totalizing universalism.
www.wiwomensnetwork.org /womensartmovement.html   (880 words)

 Art Movements
Although their art was not particularly radical, they were important in the context of modern art in helping to establish a tradition of setting up exhibiting organizations independent of official bodies, foreshadowing The Eight and the Armory Show.
An art movement involving a mix of modern decorative art styles, largely of the 1920s and 1930s, whose main characteristics were derived from various avant-garde painting styles of the early twentieth century.
Their art was experimental, inspired by Marxism, somewhat sympathetic to Expressionism and Surrealism, showing greatest affinity to folk art and children's art and to the works of Paul Klee and Joan Miró.
www.jjkgallery.com /pages/art_movement.html   (2056 words)

 Pop Art - MSN Encarta
One of the most important artistic movements of the 20th century, pop art not only influenced the work of subsequent artists but also had an impact on commercial, graphic, and fashion design.
The historical antecedents of pop art include the works of Dadaists (see Dada) such as the French artist Marcel Duchamp, as well as a tradition, in U.S. painting of the 19th and early 20th centuries, of trompe l'oeil pictures and other depictions of familiar objects.
The pop art movement itself, however, began as a reaction against the abstract expressionist style of the 1940s and 1950s, which the pop artists considered overly intellectual, subjective, and divorced from reality.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761563978/Pop_Art.html   (640 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Primitivism (art movement)
There are separate articles on American architecture, North American Native art, pre-Columbian art and architecture, Mexican art and architecture, Spanish colonial art and architecture, and Canadian art and architecture.
Rethinking Nietzsche in Mann's Doktor Faustus: crisis, parody, primitivism, and the possibilities of Dionysian art in a post-Nietzschean era.
The native roots of modern art: rereading the paintings of Leon Polk Smith.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Primitivism+(art+movement)   (808 words)

 www.saulwilliams.com: last great art movement
Modern art is such a broad blanket term that to refer to it as a movement in general would be ridiculous, but some powerful statements came out of certain facets.
Contemporary art has abandoned its function as the visual wing of the house of poetry and morphed into a freckless transgressive subdivision of the entertainment industry.
There will always be "post art" mass production but the true reason behind real artists' obsession and craving to create in order to breathe is not something that can be generically stamped into the souls of humans.
www.saulwilliams.com /cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=11;t=000098   (1092 words)

 California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives
Chicano art is a straightforward activist, political (in the sense of "choosing a side" on an issue), and didactic art form that calls on the viewer to educate him or herself about the cultural origin of the art and the intentions of the artists in order to appreciate and understand it.
In the case of Chicano and Chicana art and artists, it is the self- chosen, and highly symbolic name and public self-identification as "Chicano/Chicana artists," as well as the social-aesthetic concerns of their works that binds them together in the creative waters of Contemporary American art.
The art which was documented in the slides which will accompany the packets, includes photographs of original works of art, but also many photographs of the very real interdisciplinary process and context in production and exhibition of Chicano art, which at times gives new meaning to the concept of the visual arts.
cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu /chicanoArt.html   (2937 words)

 eBay Guides - Guide to Art Movements and Periods
Art Nouveau: A decorative art movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century.
Baroque: A movement in European painting in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, characterized by violent movement, strong emotion, and dramatic lighting and coloring.
It attempted to free art from the confines of the gallery and the pedestal.
reviews.ebay.com /Guide-to-Art-Movements-and-Periods_W0QQugidZ10000000000090613   (1224 words)

 ArtLex's Art page
Art critics use artwords to describe, analyze, interpret, evaluate, and expresse judgments on the merits, faults and value of artworks.
Arts Education Partnership (formerly the Goals 2000 Arts Education Partnership) is an American national coalition of arts, education, business, philanthropic and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of the arts in the learning and development of every child and in the improvement of America's schools.
Partnership organizations affirm the central role of imagination, creativity and the arts in culture and society; the power of the arts to enliven and transform education and schools; and collective action through partnerships as the means to place the arts at the center of learning.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/Art.html   (5686 words)

 Art supplies and equipment from Sax Arts & Crafts.
Run a time line of current events and art movements side by side to show the effect of world events on art history.
The Dada movement was a reaction to the First World War as was the Pop Art movement to the Second World War.
Movements in art history were influential in other forms of cultural expression.
www.saxarts.com /resources/lessonPlans/newMovement.jsp   (682 words)

Painting styles can be characterized by the method of application (loose or tight) or by referring to the art movement that most closely matches the predominant characteristics that the painting expresses.
Cubism was an avant-garde art movement that revolutionised European painting and sculpture in the early 20th century.
Abstract art is now generally understood to mean art that does not depict objects in the natural world, but instead uses shapes and colours in a non-representational or non-objective way.
www.vialin.com /fineartprint   (1214 words)

 Art Style, Movements and Influence Of Western Art   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time — Karl Marx Since ancient age to modern art we have come across multiple art styles & movements.
If it is topic of art history then the most coined term would be an art style that covers the period of European history at the close of the middle ages and the rise of the modern world.
Academic Art was a relentless antithesis to Romanticism or Gothic revival.
ezinearticles.com /?Art-Style,-Movements-and-Influence-Of-Western-Art&id=431312   (1078 words)

 Belly Dance - The Art of Movement - Tanya - Tauranga New Zealand
Art of Movement seeks to provide opportunities variety to its student and to continue to expand its resources to enable it to support a wider variety of interests and goals.
Art of Movement syllabus and workshop development is ongoing and is directed by Art of Movement Director, Tanya.
Art of Movement has a not-for-profit community performance group Belly Hoo as well as a professional performance team for commercial, club or private funtions.
www.artofmovement.co.nz /what.htm   (927 words)

 Art Nouveau
It was an extraordinary movement in art history from the end of the nineteenth century and lasted from about 1880 to 1915.
Art Nouveau was an International modern art movement and had different names in different languages.
Art historians tend to interprete this new movement as a natural reaction to the Industrial Revolution.
www.artelino.com /articles/art_nouveau.asp   (697 words)

 Modern Art Movements
Art Nouveau was popular from about 1880 to 1910 and was an International art movement.
Art Nouveau was not restricted to painting or printmaking.
Cubism, another modern art movement, was primarily restricted to painting and sculpture.
www.artelino.com /articles/modern_art_periods.asp   (1265 words)

 Op Art - Op Art Art
Optical Art is a mathematically-oriented form of (usually) Abstract art, which uses repetition of simple forms and colors to create vibrating effects, moiré patterns, an exaggerated sense of depth, foreground-background confusion, and other visual effects.
Op Art - A twentieth century art movement and style in which artists sought to create an impression of movement on the picture surface by means of optical illusion.
Optical art, or Op art as it is better known, is an abbreviation for Optical Art, a modern art movement that developed in the United States and Europe in the mid-1960s...
www.huntfor.com /arthistory/C20th/opart.htm   (636 words)

 Open Directory - Arts:Art History:Periods and Movements
Stuckism is an art movement that was founded in 1999 in Britain by Billy Childish and Charles Thomson to promote figurative painting in opposition to conceptual art.
Literary and art movement influenced by Freudianism and dedicated to the expression of imagination as revealed in dreams, free of the conscious control of reason and free of convention.
The movement was founded (1924) in Paris by André Breton, with his Manifeste du surréalisme, but its ancestry is traced to the French poets Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, and to the Italian painter, Giorgio de Chirico.
dmoz.org /Arts/Art_History/Periods_and_Movements/desc.html   (1559 words)

 Essay: Art Nouveau in Europe
European Art Nouveau evolved quite differently in numerous countries in the late 19th century with the primary purpose of challenging the established order within the applied and fine arts.
From the British Arts and Crafts Movement in the late 1880s to the outbreak of World War II, it was this single purpose that fired a collective imagination and quickly took hold in Europe.
Art Nouveau, in particular, marked a rebellion against the historically eclectic aspects of Victorian art.
www.artsmia.org /modernism/e_ANE.html   (1622 words)

 ArtandCulture Movement: Art Brut/Outsider Art   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He was inspired by his enormous collection of art produced by children and the insane -- Dubuffet felt these works escaped the pretense and schooled techniques of professional artists.
As Roger Cardinal put it, Outsider Art rejects "that force which feeds on blind obedience, fidelity to stereotypes, the denial of spontaneity, the repression of individualism and experimentation." Like Art Brut before it, Outsider Art looks to alternative methods and materials, creating work that might normally not be categorized as art at all.
Art Brut, Naïve art, Outsider Art, Folk art, and Neuve Invention are all terms that express different sides of the same multifaceted coin.
www.artandculture.com /cgi-bin/WebObjects/ACLive.woa/wa/movement?id=1046   (650 words)

 Art Interactive
Art Interactive is a non-profit organization dedicated to exhibiting art that is contemporary, experimental, and participatory.
While the nature of art has always encouraged experimentation with media and techniques, it was not until the mid-twentieth century that artists fully began to consider viewer participation as a vital component to the work of art.
Conceived more as a state of mind than as an art movement, Fluxus was inherently interactive as artists frequently prescribed activities for audiences to perform at any given moment of the day, extending interactivity beyond the immediate event or gallery experience.
www.artinteractive.org /curatorial.php   (858 words)

 Conceptual Art Art - Artists, Artworks and Biographies
Conceptual art is based on the concept that art may exist solely as an idea and not in the physical realm.
Conceptual art also had roots in the work of the father of Dadaism, Marcel Duchamp, who was also the creator of the "ready-made." Conceptual art became an international movement, beginning in North America and Western Europe and spreading to South America, Eastern Europe, Russia, China, and Japan.
Conceptual art was intended to convey a concept to the viewer, rejecting the importance of the creator or a talent in the traditional art forms such as painting and sculpture.
wwar.com /masters/movements/conceptual_art.html   (460 words)

 Discover Haiti: Arts - A History of Haitian Art
While most books on Haitian Arts conveniently begin their history of Haitian Art with the Centre D'Art in 1944, there is however clear evidence of artistic activity dating back to the Pre-Columbian era.
Well, for better or for worse, Intuitive Art and its champion, the Centre D'Art, became a driving force behind the Haitian Art industry as a whole by bringing worldwide attention towards the small nation.
Intuitive Art became very prized by tourists who kept alive a whole industry, even when the quality of the art work over the years, especially what is found on the streets, became quite questionable.
www.discoverhaiti.com /artsynop.htm   (2149 words)

 ArtLex on Movement or Motion
In a painting or photograph, for instance, movement refers to a representation or suggestion of motion.
Movement in a second sense: An art movement is an artistic trend or tendency seen in the intentions or works of a number of artists, because there is a striking similarity among the techniques or methods they have taken, or in the attitudes which they espouse in a (more or less) organized effort.
In contrast to the movement in the Dance, here the figures' static and isolated poses emphasize the calm of their musical revery.
www.artlex.com /ArtLex/m/movement.html   (908 words)

 Art Deco Art - Artists, Artworks and Biographies
Although it was popular in the 1920’s and 1930’s, the movement received its name in the 1960’s derived from the 1925 Paris Exposition of Decorative Arts.
Art Deco was a modernization of many different artistic styles and themes from the past.
Art Deco was influential in the arts and architecture, primarily the decorative, industrial, and graphic arts.
wwar.com /masters/movements/art_deco.html   (269 words)

 Glossary of Art Movements — Infoplease.com
The movement is regarded as a precursor of Surrealism.
A 20th-century European art movement that stresses the expression of emotion and the inner vision of the artist rather than the exact representation of nature.
The 1960s movement known as Optical Painting is characterized by geometrical forms that create an optical illusion in which the eye is required to blend the colors at a certain distance.
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0106225.html   (1315 words)

 Art Deco artists and art...the-artists.org
During the years when Art Deco as a style was in fashion the term Art Deco was not known.
The term was coined in the 60's by Bevis Hillier, a British art critic and historian.
The name Art Deco was derived from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Industriels et Modernes, held in Paris...
www.the-artists.org /MovementView.cfm?id=D11A9F39-BF9A-4D0B-AF46D11FD402EBB8   (85 words)

 Talaria Enterprises: art quiz, twentieth century art movements, twentieth century art history, Cubism, Impressionism
Which art movement was described by the French writer and theorist Guillaume Apollinaire in 1913 as: "the art of depicting new wholes with formal elements borrowed not from the reality of vision, but from that of conception...the geometrical surfaces of an object must be opened out in order to give a complete representation of it"?
Which movement is described in a 1924 lecture by Tristan Tzara: "We have had enough of the intelligent movements that have stretched beyond measure our credulity in the benefits of science What we want now is spontaneity.
Which 1960s art movement used imagery from popular culture as a means for breaking down the boundaries between "high" art (art in museums) and "low" art (art used in everyday life)?
talariaenterprises.com /artquiz.html   (459 words)

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