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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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, 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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, 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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, Transitioning between Two Major Art Movements

Transitioning between Two Major Art Movements

  Transitioning between Two Major Art Movements   Historically, the period between any two major fine art movements has been tumultuous, fraught with young artists proliferating a wide variety of experimental styles, with major metropolitan fine art scenes constantly birthing new schools of thought. Typically,…

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, Major Metropolitan Fine Art Scenes in the US

Major Metropolitan Fine Art Scenes in the US

Major Metropolitan Fine Art Scenes in the US     The nature of fine art movements in the digital age is such that they are constantly in flux, adapting to social media campaigns, rising and falling on the whims of trends that turn ever faster….

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, Avant-garde Art in the Digital Age

Avant-garde Art in the Digital Age

  Avant-garde Art in the Digital Age     For young artists, the dawn of the digital age meant a fundamental re-shaping of how art was brought to the public. The Internet now hosts countless online art forums, art galleries, and markets, all designed to…

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, The Digital Art Movement

The Digital Art Movement

  The Digital Art Movement   As personal computers have become the dominant form of modern media, they have profoundly changed entertainment, research, the storing and dissemination of knowledge, and (perhaps not so surprisingly) how we create art. While computers began to affect movie production…

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, Art, Literature, and Music: How Movements Drive One Another

Art, Literature, and Music: How Movements Drive One Another

  Art, Literature, and Music: How Movements Drive One Another   In the historical past, authors, musicians and artists frequently patronized each other’s gatherings in order to gain a sense of what was currently happening in other artistic mediums as well as to fill their…

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