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Art Movements

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Byzantine
Characterized by the use of an icon. Centered around Constantinople and Ravenna.
Romanesque
Characterized by frescoes. Developed from a mix of Roman Christian art and the Barbarian cultures of Northern Europe.
Renaissance
A significant Greco-Roman influence can be observed. Some of the most famous artists of this period include Michelangelo, Raphael, and da Vinci.
Mannerism
Characterized by spatial imbalance and elongated figures and objects.
Baroque
Characterized by bold ornamentation and wild colors.
Rococo
An outgrowth of Baroque characterized as very delicate and exquisitely refined.
Neoclassicism
Characterized by a revival of the Renaissance style in which Greco-Roman art was emulated.
Romanticism
Emphasized nature, emotion, and nationalism.
Realism
Attempted to portray the reality of life without the idealism and emotion of the Romantics.
Impressionism
Tried to capture reality exactly as it appeared to the artist at one moment.
Fauvism
Characterized by distorted forms and exuberant colors.
Expressionism
Reality is distorted to represent an inner vision.
Cubism
New forms were created by dismantling objects or images and placing views from different angles in two dimensions.
Surrealism
Attempted to express imaginative dreams, because they were freed from the constraints of conscious controls.
Mannerism
Tintoretto
Baroque
Caravaggio
Baroque
Rembrandt
Baroque
Vermeer
Baroque
Rubens
Baroque
Velasquez
Baroque
Hals
Baroque
Van Dyck
Rococo
Watteau
Neoclassicism
David
Neoclassicism
Ingres
Romanticism
Constable
Romanticism
Delacroix
Romanticism
Gericault
Realism
Courbet
Impressionism
Monet
Impressionism
Renoir
Impressionism
Degas
Impressionism
Pisarro
Fauvism
Matisse
Expressionism
Munsch
Cubism
Picasso
Surrealism
Dali
Surrealism
Magritte