Category Archives: Art History

Outsider Art

Outsider Art – Art Brut The term Outsider Art was first used by art critic Roger Cardinal as an English synonym for Art Brut, Raw Art or Rough Art. Dubuffet’s term Art Brut is specific and the term Outsider Art is more broadly and include self-taught or Naive artists who were never institutionalized. Outsider Artists have no contact… Read More »

Timeline – History of Art

Timeline Art History Year Cave paintings ► Chauvet ► Lascaux ca 30 000 BC – ca 15 000 BC Rock Carvings ► Rock Carvings, World Heritage ca 1500 BC – ca 500 BC Egypt ► Egyptian Museum ► Ancient Egypt, British Museum ► KV-63, tomb chamber ► UNESCO:s World Heritage ca 2000 BC – 0 Greece ► Ancient… Read More »

Academic art

Academic art, kitsch, academy, academism, contemporary, Bouguereau. Academic Art is a style of sculpture and painting produced under the influence of European academies or universities of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Academic art is specifically the art and artists influenced by the standards of the French Académie des Beaux Arts. Academic Artists: William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Suzor-Coté, Pierre Auguste… Read More »

Art movements I – N

Art Movements I – N Art movements A – F – abstract art, non-figurative art, expressionism, art brut, raw art, outsider art, cubism, dadaism, fauvism, fluxus, futurism. Art movements O – S – Op Art, Pop Art, Postmodernism, Realism, Suprematism, Surrealism, Symbolism.   Claude Monet – Impression, Soleil levant, 1872. Impressionism Impressionism was a 19th century art movement.… Read More »

Art movements O – S

Art movements O – S Art movements A – F – abstract art, non-figurative art, expressionism, art brut, raw art, outsider art, cubism, dadaism, fauvism, fluxus, futurism. Art Movements I – N – impressionism, informel art, art informel, tachisme, l’art informel, mannerism, minimalism, neo-impressionism, neoclassicism.   Op Art Op art or optical art is used to describe paintings… Read More »