Born out of scepticism, Postmodernism emerged in the '70s, smashing artistic notions of style and flinging open the idea that anything can be art.
No art movement has incorporated an entrepreneurial approach like the media savvy YBAs, whose shock tactics in their '90s heyday shot them to fame.
Dubbed the les fauves (the wild beasts), the Fauvism movement, spearheaded by Matisse and Derain, was embodied by bold colors that shook up the art world.
Relational Aesthetics or Relational Art in its essence is creative practice that blurs, or eliminates, the line that divides artist and art from audience.
“Good artists copy, great artists steal.” One could speculate that for as long as there has been art, there has been appropriation.
2023 will mark 110 years since Marcel Duchamp changed perceptions of art by submitting a urinal to a salon. In so doing he questioned what constitutes art.
As the 1940s came to a close, a number of artists were looking for something new. Among them, Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, and Clyfford Still were on the search for a new style of abstraction, one that would set them apart from their predecessors and rejected any emphasis on gesture or action. Instead, color was their emotive…
Zombie Formalism may have been the most important art movement of the new century but by late 2015 the market had cooled.
Shoji Hamada is one of the most distinguished Japanese Studio Potters of the 20th Century and a key figure in the Mingei movement.
Learn about the key Midcentury pottery studios and artists who created whimsical, yet practical, styles that are still emulated today.