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Art Movements

This week we learned about three of the major art movements which took place during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  We researched examples of  impressionism… 13 more words

FASHION'S EMBRACE OF ABSTRACT MINIMALISM

In the 60’s, simplicity and the celebration of minimal geometry in fashion replaced elaborate ornateness, which had always been equated to womenswear and ideal standards of femininity. 619 more words

Abstraction

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

Art

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

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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

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