From Kandinsky to Pollock, here's a brief overview of iconic abstract artists, the history of the movement & key techniques. Ready to test your knowledge?
Abstract and free of association with realism or symbolism, Concrete Art emerged in the early 20th century, emphasizing geometric forms and materials.
Nature has been a muse for many artistic movements in history. Among them was the Group of Seven, a collective of 20th century Canadian painters.
By the early years of the 20th century, abstraction had become a buzzword in the art world. But few were as pioneering as the artists of Der Blaue Reiter.
“To each age its art; to art its freedom.” Written on the Vienna Secession Building, it once served as a mission statement for pioneering Austrian artists.
A glen at dawn dappled with white dew drops. A panorama of the windswept countryside. Such celebrations of nature defined the Barbizon School.
French artist Henri Matisse, revered for innovating the use of vivid color, held tremendous influence over 20th-century art, and his legacy endures today.
Social Realism can be traced back to the 18th century, reaching its peak in the 20th century. One could argue that it transcends place and time.
BMPT was a Paris-based group of four Modern painters. These artists defied conventional artistic ideas, embracing abstraction and Minimalism.
Emerging from the ashes of WWI, The Grosvenor School’s energetic, fast-paced linocut prints captured a unique and vibrant moment in British Modernism.