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The Baroque in Western European Art

The Baroque period began during the late 16th century, after the Protestant Reformation led to the Roman Catholic Church feeling a need to reassert itself through grandeur imagery and architecture. The artistic style, often more figurative, dynamic and large scale, later spread throughout Europe, ...

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Elizabeth Peyton: Still Life

Elizabeth Peyton: Still Life

American artist Elizabeth Peyton gained much acclaim for her prints, paintings and sketches during the early 1990s, but it is her portraiture of close friends, historical figures and icons that she is particularly noted for. She has been lauded for her stylized, passionate and ...

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Human: Ideal Expression of People in Japanese Painting

Human: Ideal Expression of People in Japanese Painting

People and the human condition were common subjects among Japan’s modern painters. Bijin-ga depicted beautiful women, Buddhist works were considered as the ultimate representation of humankind and noted figures and literary characters were celebrated in historical paintings. Influenced by an influx of late 19th- ...

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Picasso and Chagall: Imaginary Dialogues

Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall both moved to France during the early 20th century when avant-garde art was flourishing in Paris. Though the two artists produced works of distinctively different styles, they shared similar concepts in their depiction of deformed objects and their focus ...

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