Modern Art

Artist Spotlight: Roberto Matta

Artist Spotlight: Roberto Matta

Explore Chilean artist Roberto Matta's signature artistic vision and his relationships with artists including Robert Motherwell and Andre Breton.

Dada Art Defined in 8 Minutes

Dada Art Defined in 8 Minutes

Dadaism helped launch modern art as we know it, changing the course of artistic expression and how to answer the question of what is - and is not - art.

Art Nouveau in 8 Minutes

Art Nouveau in 8 Minutes

Created in reaction to the Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau combines geometric and natural elements in fine and decorative arts.

Art Deco Defined in 8 Minutes

Art Deco Defined in 8 Minutes

Born from the intersection of the ancient Egyptians and Aztecs and industrial design, Art Deco is a movement of symmetry, geometry, and modernity.