History of African Art - Contemporary African Art

African art history shows the earliest wooden sculptures from the 17th C are attributed to the Kuba, central Zaire but the earliest surviving sub-Saharan sculpture is a zoomorphic head found in 1928 in Central Angola. It is dated to the 8th-9th C and survived being buried under the water table.

The finest examples of surviving wood carving date around 1920, some collected as early as 1890 and...

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National Gallery of Art NGAkids Art Zone

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NGAkids has moved! This page may not be available the next time you visit, so please be sure to bookmark our new address: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/education/kids.html Most of your favorite Art�Zone activities will remain online�and your bookmarks for specific activities should continue to work normally, but if you get lost, everything is linked through our new home...

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Date: 2014-09-19 16:27:42
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Art History Paper Topics - 10 Ideas With Example Essays

Updated September 25, 2016

Midterms are over and your art history professor wants an essay on art - now what?

Here is a list of topics that might fire you up for the task. Click on the titles to find sample essays, and be sure to read " How to Write an Art History Paper " to learn about researching and writing your paper.

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Analyze One Work of Art: Mona Lisa

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Leonardo da Vinci's Mona...

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The History of Pop Art (1950s-1970s)

Pop Art was born in Britain in the mid 1950s. It was the brain-child of several young subversive artists - as most modern art tends to be. The first application of the term Pop Art occurred during discussions among artists who called themselves the Independent Group (IG), which was part of the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, begun around 1952-53.

Pop Art appreciates popular culture, or...

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Welcome to Dreams of Glass.com Where the art comes alive. Imagine a world of fire and ice, an inspiring world where dreams come from. Where the temperature in the artwork can reach 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit while the torches are burning at an incredible 5,300 degrees Fahrenheit... The intriguing glass art you will find here consists of everything from original sculptures, modern, contemporary, abstract, and wearable art... We also make unique dichroic glass jewelry. Featuring dichroic glass pendants with Sterling Silver bails, earrings and...

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2nd Fridays - Chicago Arts District

October 14th, 2016 - Bryan Sperry Studio - 1932 S. Halsted St. #506 

Bryan Sperry's openings feature over 20 life-size figural sculptures, costumes, performance, and originally ... 

 

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Mirek Bialy - Original Modern Abstract Paintings by Mirek ...

Mirek Bialy is a self-representing abstract artist and designer. Sometimes he is still doing portraits, still lives and other paintings besides abstract.

Abstract Paintings: Artist Statement - Copper Series

Mirek's work is intuitive, he uses form, shape, texture, and colour to express his emotions. In this series Mirek takes all of his intuition and incorporates copper, which has been a...

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Abstract Paintings For Sale | Buy Abstract Artworks (Page ...

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Browse 9949 Abstract Paintings artworks for sale. Contemporary artists: Christine Alfery , Engelina Zandstra , Vladimir Volosov , Pamela Van Laanen , Denise Dalzell , Jinsheng You , Pol Ledent offering Paintings artworks. Links to more artworks by these contemporary artists and 332 pages for Painting% and further artists at the bottom of this page. To view a...

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Sculpture

Robert Holmes is gaining a deserved reputation as one of today's preeminent figurative sculptors. His stunning "Dancer" sculpture series effortlessly combines amazing feats of engineering and balance with the poignant grace of his compositional aesthetic to create truly poetic figures. A man who did not begin seriously sculpting until his mid-50's, Robert Holmes' clean lines, flowing...

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Browse 3638 Abstract Oil Paintings artworks for sale. Contemporary artists: Vladimir Volosov , Jinsheng You , Pol Ledent , Stefan Fiedorowicz , Marino Chanlatte , Fintan Whelan , Valda Fitzpatrick offering Oil Paintings artworks. Links to more artworks by these contemporary artists and 122 pages for Painting Oil and further artists at the bottom of this...

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Art Terms and Definitions

Art Terms and Definitions

Abstract Art:

Art created from a realistic situation but represented unrealistically. Abstract art images are "abstracted" from real life images

Acrylic paint:

A plastic, water soluble pigment used for painting.

Aesthetics:

Originally the study of beautiful things. But currently aesthetics refers to the study or understanding of anything that is visually pleasing or...

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British Art Portfolio - Home of Modern British Artists and Contemporary British Artists

British Art Portfolio was founded in 2011 and provides an interesting and varied selection of 20th & 21st Century British art available for purchase.

Based in Northamptonshire, we arrange 4 - 5 pop up exhibitions per year around the country, in both private homes and gallery spaces.  By...

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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum - About

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is dedicated to fostering the work of innovative artists whose interpretations of the world around us serve as a platform to encourage creative thinking.

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is dedicated to fostering the work of innovative artists whose interpretations of the world around us serve as a platform to encourage creative thinking.

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The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Celebrates 32 Years of Extraordinary Art and Artists

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is an ideal way to gain valuable exposure for your artwork and exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is an excellent opportunity to foster your talent and develop the résumé of a...

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MoMA | Abstract Expressionist Sculpture

The Processes and Materials of Abstract Expressionist Painting

Discover the innovative tecniques of Abstract Expressionist painters

Abstract Expressionism: A New Art for a New World

After the atrocities of World War II, many artists felt that the world needed to be reinvented

The Sublime and the Spiritual

Abstract Expressionists used color and scale to create a sense of spirituality and the sublime

Abstract Expressionist Sculpture

Explore how sculptors took on the...

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Hans Hofmann - Wikipedia

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This article is about the 20th-century painter. For the 16th-century painter, see Hans Hoffmann (painter) . For the paleontologist, see Hans J. Hofmann .

Hans Hofmann

The Gate, 1959-1960, collection: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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February 17, 1966(1966-02-17) (aged 85)

Nationality

Hans Hofmann (March 21, 1880 - February 17, 1966) was a German-born American...

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Sculpture Gallery at Biddington's

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Annemarie Slipper :  Figurative ceramic and bronze sculpture inspired by ancient and Latin American cultures. Small to medium scale.

More Slipper sculpture: Moonstone (bronze). Female Torso (clay).

Serena Tallarigo :  Abstract and landscape-inspired carved marble sculpture from Italy. Medium scale.

Horizon III (left) Carved 4-piece Marble Table-top Sculpture

Rein Triefeldt :  Circus and athletics inspired kinetic metal sculpture. Desktop to large scale.

Whale (left) Small Kinetic Sculpture

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Visual & Performing Arts - Houston Community College | HCC

Visual & Performing Arts

HCC's Visual & Performing Arts Programs are designed to foster excellence in creative expression. Whether serving the student planning to transfer to a college or the student exploring new avenues of imagination, the  purpose is the same: To place technique and discipline at the service of creative vision.

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'Electrolytic Blue' is an absolutely remarkable, electrifying piece by Nicholas Yust. This five panel blue metal artwork carries an outstanding grind pattern from end to end that gives the impression of waves of electricity dancing in motion. Nicholas' specialty is decorative grinding on metal, and his masterful work is on full display in this modern...

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Making Delicate Porcelain Sculpture with Porcelain Slip and Flaxed Paper Clay

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Alan Fulle - ARTIST STATEMENT

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Artist Statement

I am a Maximalist and materials oriented abstract artist. I am excited by the alchemical, physical, and emotive nature of paint itself as a subject, and its interplay with other materials I use in my work - resin, glass, wood, metals and concrete.� My work documents and expresses emotional states through forms within structures or zones of abstraction. Since narrative exists within the material context, it is the exploration of physical interplay of materials that allows me to express emotion, spirituality,...

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Search Artists, Art galleries and Art Resources in Canada

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New Orleans Art Museums

 

New Orleans Art Museums

Be it classical, contemporary, southern, modern or even digital, New Orleans' Art Museums not only keep up with the best of an ever-changing Art world, but also stay true to original and archaic art forms and their most talented of creators. From the smallest Art museums within the walls of New Orleans' major universities, to the grand showcase rooms of the New...

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction | Whitney Museum of American Art

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Although Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) has long been celebrated as a central figure in twentieth-century art, the abstract works she created throughout her career have remained overlooked by critics and the public in favor of her representational subjects. In 1915, O'Keeffe leaped into abstraction with a group of charcoal drawings that were among the most radical...

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Chaim Soutine Most Important Art | The Art Story

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Pastry Cook with Red Handkerchief (1922-23)

Artwork description & Analysis: Soutine was on occasion referred to as a "servant painter" due to his many portraits of cooks, maids, and other wait staff - even random...

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Date: 2017-03-10 10:03:10
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WESTWOOD GALLERY NYC- Homepage

loft for 50 years creating paintings, drawings, etchings and sculpture ranging from abstract to figurative. In the 1960s, he abandoned representational work in the favor of pure abstraction, creating large scale canvases in an infinite maze of colored circles...

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Date: 2017-03-07 19:58:05
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DeRubeis Fine Art - Official Artist Site for Chris DeRubeis

The art world is now recognizing DeRubeis as "THE FATHER OF CONCEPTUAL MOVEMENT."

DeRubeis' paintings bring to you the world of celestial abstraction that captures colored soaked light which appears to spring from De Rubeis' art. With...

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