Archive | art movements

art movements

History, style, techniques and artists about the movements with artists biographies. Videos and books for the subject

Neoclassicism and Neoclassicism Painters

Neoclassicism and Neoclassicism Painters

Neoclassicism and Neoclassicism Painters Neoclassicism is the name given to Western movement in decorative and visual arts, literature, theater, music and architecture, inspired by, classical art and classical ancient artwork. Neoclassicism was born in Rome in the mid-1st century, when Pompeii and Herculaneum were rediscovered. But its popularity has spread all over Europe thanks to […]

impressionism and impressionist painters

impressionism Impressionism is an art movement born in France in the 19th century. It comes from the word ‘Impression’. The famous French painter Claude Monet called the impression of a painting showing the motion of the sun over the sea. A French journalist who saw the painting as it was being exhibited at a show […]


mannerism and mannerist painters

mannerism Mannerism, Italian Manierismo, (from maniera, “manner,” or “style”), artistic style that predominated in Italy from the end of the High Renaissance in the 1520s to the beginnings of the Baroque style around 1590. The Mannerist style originated in Florence and Rome and spread to northern Italy and, ultimately, to much of central and northern […]