Art Recognition and Education

Monthly Archives: May 2016

, Neo-primitivism and the Hybrid Aesthetic, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau

Neo-primitivism and the Hybrid Aesthetic, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau

    Neo-primitivism and the Hybrid Aesthetic, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri Rousseau       As the use of modern technology skyrocketed in the early 20th century, so too did the industrial renaissance lend its influence to a wide variety of disciplines, including music,…

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, US Regionalist Art: 1920-1950

US Regionalist Art: 1920-1950

    US Regionalist Art: 1920-1950         Regionalism was an art movement popular in the United States (particularly the Midwest) from approximately 1920 to 1950. Regionalist art arose in direct opposition to the prevailing European Modernist aesthetics of the time, which featured…

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, Maximalism and the Reaction against Minimalism

Maximalism and the Reaction against Minimalism

    Maximalism and the Reaction against Minimalism       As with so many art movements throughout history, Maximalism was birthed as a direct reaction against its countermovement, Minimalism. Whereas Minimalism emphasized simplification in all visual arts techniques (cleaning up lines, restricting the color…

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, Pixel Art in the Gaming Industry

Pixel Art in the Gaming Industry

    Pixel Art in the Gaming Industry         As computer-generated 3D art has become mainstream in movies (think Pixar and Dreamworks) and television, more conventional animation and art techniques have gradually seen their market share shrink. One such form is pixel…

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, Historical Giants of Abstract Art, Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky and Delaunay

Historical Giants of Abstract Art, Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky and Delaunay

      Historical Giants of Abstract Fine Art, Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky and Delaunay         Abstract art, in the purest sense, uses a kind of visual language to present concepts that can be independent from real-world visual references. That is, an abstract…

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