Diego Rivera is a controversial artist known for his communist views and depictions of Mexican life. Rivera’s work focused on political turmoil and observations.
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Paint laid on thick, colors popping off the page, and unnatural hues – fauvism and expressionism are two of the movements that brought these characteristics to life. So, what’s the difference between them, if they can be described in the same way?
You remember Pokémon cards, right? For you younger readers, it was the analog, 1990’s version of Pokémon Go, wherein players collected cards representing different Pokémon and used them to have elaborate battles and tournaments.
What makes a diamond interesting? Sometimes its size, sometimes its color, sometimes its historical connections– but there can be little doubt that, as a civilization, we’re surprisingly fascinated by these shiny bits of pressurized carbon.
If there’s one word that sums up the Dada art movement, it would probably be “nonsensical.” The point was for it not to make sense.
Printmaking, as an artform, has existed in China since 105 AD and made its appearance in European art during the 15th century. Though printed impressions are not one of a kind
Known lovingly as the Mother of American Modernism, Georgia O’Keefe was innovative and unparalleled. She challenged the boundaries of traditional American style, combining abstraction with realist representation.
It’s interesting to consider that much of the world’s masterpieces aren’t all displayed at the biggest museums or public spaces. Instead, they’re bought and sold by a select few billionaires and reside in their private art collections.
Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) started with Impressionism but ventured into Primitivism, Symbolism, and led the way for Fauvism. His various styles, eccentric lifestyle, and noteworthy body of work makes Gauguin a memorable character in art history.
Considered the “Father of modern art”, Post-Impressionist Paul Cezanne’s fresh, lively canvases broke with artistic tradition and led the way for the 20th century avant-garde.