Abstract and free of association with realism or symbolism, Concrete Art emerged in the early 20th century, emphasizing geometric forms and materials.
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.
Read 15 captivating stories of artists who were unafraid to explore concepts of sexuality, disregard for cultural norms, or overt political statements.
Whether as a painter, sculptor, author, photographer, or Bauhaus professor, dedicated modernist László Moholy-Nagy couldn’t be constrained by genre.
Behind Man Ray’s art was a rigid approach, dictated by the 64 squares of a chess board. It gave order to his art and added to his diverse oeuvre.
French artist Henri Matisse, revered for innovating the use of vivid color, held tremendous influence over 20th-century art, and his legacy endures today.
Helen Frankenthaler was among the most significant American abstract artists of the 20th century, celebrated for her contribution to Color Field painting.
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.
Originating from the Greek words for life and form, “biomorphic art” refers to abstract depictions of the natural world and it thrived in the 20th century.