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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

Art Movements

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


Art Movement: Vorticism.

Vorticism was a short-lived modernist movement in British art and poetry of the early 20th century,partly inspired by Cubism. The movement was announced in 1914 in the first issue of BLAST, which contained its manifesto and the movement’s rejection of landscape and nudes in favour of a geometric style tending towards abstraction. 34 more words


Art Movement: Futurism.

Futurism (Italian: Futurismo) was an artistic and social movement that originated in Italy in the early 20th century. It emphasized speed, technology, youth and violence and objects such as the car, the aeroplane and the industrial city. 47 more words



I hope you’re all having a good week! I have some exciting news. Last Tuesday, my art class went up to Dublin to visit the National Gallery and the National Museum of Ireland (that’s not the exciting news, but I’m getting to it). 292 more words