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Week 12: What's Your Movement?

Can you believe this is the last workout?!  Time has flown by and we have enjoyed sharing some of our favorite art movements with all of you, but now it is your turn to share with us!  344 more words

Wet Paint St. Paul

#ArtKnowItAll: Impressionism

The artwork above is called ‘Poppy Fields near Argenteuil’, by Claude Monet (photo courtesy of http://www.pixabay.com).

Welcome to the second post in my #ArtKnowItAll… 745 more words


History of Beauty edited by Umberto Eco and On Ugliness

History of Beauty is a heavy lift by many standards. Filled with sumptuous color plates (it is a Rizzoli book, enough said), and writing by Alastair McEwen, so maybe that’s why the edited by….never mind, argh. 909 more words


What's Your Favorite Moment in Art?

What’s Your Favorite Moment in Art?

For me it’s got to be all the color and whimsical unconventionality of the Fauvist Movement.

Codex Seraphinianus (Luigi Serafini)

(Images from http://www.wired.com/2013/10/codex-seraphinianus-interview/.  All credit due)

I remember this book and vaguely remembering the bookshop that I saw it in.  Before the internet, all those years ago.  80 more words

Book Art

Art Movements: Brutalism.

Brutalist architecture is a movement in architecture that flourished from the 1950s to the mid-1970s, descending from the modernist architectural movement of the early 20th century. 45 more words


Art Movement: High Tech.

High-tech architecture, also known as Late Modernism or Structural Expressionism, is an architectural style that emerged in the 1970s, incorporating elements of high-tech industry and technology into building design. 76 more words