Art Recognition and Education

Monthly Archives: March 2016

, Futurism within Art Movements

Futurism within Art Movements

Futurism within Art Movements       Futurism, like so many other art movements, was a product of its age. As the early 20th century continued to propel us forward into new technologies, artists began to confront this phenomenon spilling over into their works. Futurist…

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, The Lasting Effects of Cubism

The Lasting Effects of Cubism

         The Lasting Effects of Cubism     Avant-garde art in the early 20th century featured Cubism, an art movement that originated in Europe with the works of Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso and later joined by such talents as Robert Delaunay…

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, Art and the Singularity: Will Artificial Intelligence Creative Robots Change Art?

Art and the Singularity: Will Artificial Intelligence Creative Robots Change Art?

Art and the Singularity: Will Artificial Intelligence Creative Robots Change Art?         We tend to think of robots as primarily industrial, largely because that has been their primary function up to this point. From the automobile industry to the agriculture industry, most…

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, Dale Chihuly and the Art of Blown Glass

Dale Chihuly and the Art of Blown Glass

Dale Chihuly and the Art of Blown Glass     Glassblowing is a complex art form with a history of use in a wide variety of industries. Historically, most glassblowers were tradesmen producing functional, practical pieces for sale as utensils and containers, especially in the…

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, 19th Century French Impressionism

19th Century French Impressionism

19th Century French Impressionism     Impressionism as an art movement boasts some of the most recognizable names in art history, including Edgar Degas and Claude Monet. Beginning in 1874, the Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, and Printmakers put on an art exhibit in Paris…

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, Street Art / Graffiti Art and Neighborhood Identity

Street Art / Graffiti Art and Neighborhood Identity

Street Art / Graffiti Art and Neighborhood Identity       Historically, street art has a more unsavory reputation, once simply labeled as graffiti and considered something to be removed. This was especially true during the steep rise in US drug-related gang activity in the…

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, Advances in 3D Printing Technology and Software: What do they mean for Art?

Advances in 3D Printing Technology and Software: What do they mean for Art?

Advances in 3D Printing Technology and Software: What do they mean for Art?     The digital age, defined as the period immediately following the advent and widespread proliferation of Internet access in homes across the world, has obviously had enormous and long-lasting effects on…

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, The Pop Art Movement in the US

The Pop Art Movement in the US

The Pop Art Movement in the US       The US pop art movement was born in New York in the 1960s when artists such as James Rosenquist and Andy Warhol began co-opting well-known imagery from popular culture. Anything and everything was fair game,…

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, Salvador Dalí and the Evolution of Surrealism

Salvador Dalí and the Evolution of Surrealism

  Salvador Dalí and the Evolution of Surrealism       Perhaps one of the most widely recognizable names in the history of art, Salvador Dalí was long at the forefront of Surrealism, an art movement that emphasized the expression of the subconscious mind. Surrealism…

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