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Art of Painting

Art

Anything that expresses human creative skills and imagination in a visual form is art. Art is a way through which we express ourselves.

"I don't know much about art but I know what I like."

Art movement is a style in art which is followed by a group of artists in a specific period of time.

Different Art movements

Art movements through the passage of time

  • Impressionism

1860 - 1890, France

Impressionism is the first distinctive art movement & Impressionist paintings depict still life, landscapes & outdoor. Impressionism is characterized by small,little tiny visible brush strokes in the light & color of nature. Impressionists captures the image of an object as if someone has caught just a glimpse of it.

"Impressionism is only direct sensation. All great painters were less or more impressionists." Claude Monet
  • Claude Monet
  • Auguste Renoir
  • Camille Pissarro
  • Berthe Morisot
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  • Post-Impressionism

1886 - 1905, France

The art movement post Impressionism was reactions of some french artists against Impressionism. Post Impressionism rejected the limitations of Impressionism art movement. Post impressionists extended Impressionism's style of light & color through more vivid & unnatural colors.

  • Paul Cézanne
  • Georges Seurat
  • Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent van gogh was among the most unappreciated painter till his death.
If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.Vincent Van Gogh
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Starry nights by Vincent Van Gogh is one of my favorite painting
  • Fauvism

1904 - 1909, France

Fauvism, les Fauves means the wild beasts. It is characterized by wild strong brush work and strident or discordant colors, it gives new & emotional meanings to colors. Fauvism art movement lasted just for a few years.

  • Henri Matisse
  • André Derain
  • Georges Braque
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  • Expressionism

1905 - 1930, Germany

Expressionism is an artistic style in which the artist attempts to depict not objective reality but rather the subjective emotions & responses that objects and events arouse in him.

  • Henri Matisse
  • Wassily Kandinsky
  • Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
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  • Cubism

1907 - 1914, France

Cubism is one of the most influential visual art style of early 20th century. Cubism shows objects in two angles or more than two angles at once.

  • Pablo Picasso
  • Georges Braque
  • Paul Klee
"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." - Pablo Picasso
Truth exists, only falsehood has to be invented.- Georges Braque
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  • Futurism

1910 - 1930, Italy

Futurism is an artist & social movement of the early 20th century. Futurism paintings shows youth , industrial city ,technology & violence.

  • Umberto Boccioni
  • Giacomo Balla
  • Gino Severini
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  • Surrealism

Since 1920s, France

Surrealism is a cultural movement, founded by André Breton, he defined it as "pure psychic automatism". Surrealism paintings shows creative process of imagination & unconsciousness.

  • André Breton
  • Salvator Dali
  • Joan Miró
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Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it. Salvator Dali

Do you know who is The Best Artist?
It's Your Creator , my Creator
The Creator of Heavens and the Earth.
Don't forget to observe & appreciate Nature.

If you want to be an artist. I will just say:

  • Believe in yourself
  • Never give up

Be Yourself & Spread Love