Art Recognition and Education

Monthly Archives: April 2016

, Reviving Fine Art Movements Online

Reviving Fine Art Movements Online

    Reviving Fine Art Movements Online     Living post-Internet in a digital age, it’s perhaps easy to think each new art movement births itself spontaneously in an art forum online. Instantaneous communication has made connecting with other artists simpler ever before. Hosting digital…

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, Bob Ross’s Happy Little Trees: A One-man Painting Revival

Bob Ross’s Happy Little Trees: A One-man Painting Revival

Bob Ross’s Happy Little Trees: A One-man Painting Revival     When he left the Air Force after almost twenty years of service, Bob Ross embarked on an eleven-year journey producing The Joy of Painting, a simple how-to instructional series on oil painting that aired…

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, High Society, Royalty and Aristocracy, Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, Commissioned by Kings and Queens of Europe in the 19th Century: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Very Important to See!

High Society, Royalty and Aristocracy, Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, Commissioned by Kings and Queens of Europe in the 19th Century: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Very Important to See!

      High Society, Royalty and Aristocracy, Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter, Commissioned by Kings and Queens of Europe in the 19th Century: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Very Important to See!           What was the amazing talent, which allowed…

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, Contemporary Folk Art in the US

Contemporary Folk Art in the US

Contemporary Folk Art in the US     In many major metropolitan areas in the US, young artists are leading urban folk art revivals that hearken back to traditional techniques used by settlers in the time before the Industrial Revolution. The market for hand-produced crafts…

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, Art Deco and the Rise of Technology

Art Deco and the Rise of Technology

Art Deco and the Rise of Technology     Art deco, to put it simply, is a style of visual excess that first rose to popularity in the years after World War I and remained a cornerstone of the international art community for decades. Even…

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, Dada, Dadaism and Early 20th Century European Avant-garde Art

Dada, Dadaism and Early 20th Century European Avant-garde Art

Dada, Dadaism and Early 20th Century European Avant-garde Art     Dadaist art (dadaism) rose in reaction to the destruction caused by World War I. The world saw an unprecedented rise in the level of technology used in war: mass-produced semi-automatic weapons, as well as…

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