Arts and Crafts Movement (William Morris Society) - This site is devoted to William Morris (1834-96), the British craftsman, designer, writer, typographer, and Socialist. It aims to present news of Morris-related events and publications; information about the worldwide William Morris Society; materials relating to the life and work of Morris, his friends and followers; and links to other places of interest on the Internet. Extensive links.
Art by Period, Movement, Style, Country - Ancient Art, Baroque, Conceptualism, Installation Artists, Eighteenth Century, Expressionism, Futurism, Impressionism, Kinetic Art, Medieval Art, Minimalism, Performance Art, Pop Art, Postmodernism, Renaissance, Rococo, Romanticism, Russian Art, Surrealism, Symbolism.
DaDa Online - Information, images, texts from the Nihilistic movement in the arts that flourished chiefly in France, Switzerland, and Germany from about 1916 to about 1920 (and later), based on principles of deliberate irrationality, anarchy, cynicism, and the rejection of laws of beauty and social organization.
Pop Art - A style of art exploring everyday imagery of contemporary consumer culture. Common sources include advertisements, consumer product packaging, celebrities, and comic strips. Presented by Artcyclopedia's Artists by Movement: Pop Art 19502 to 1960s.
Post Painterly Abstraction - An essay by Clement Greenberg, his attempt to describe a period style that appeared to replace the painterly abstraction of the preceding generation known popularly as Abstract Expressionism.
Society for the Art of the Imagination - A work of imagination originates when artists express their awareness of some significant relationship with larger forces or realities using realism in an effort to reveal their secrets. It may be called by many names - Fantastic Realism, Surrealism, Magic Realism, Visionary Art, Inspirational Art - but the Society has chosen 'Art of Imagination' because it is the least restrictive and yet most unifying title. Honorary members are Ernst Fuchs, H R Giger, Bob Venosa, Martina Hoffmann, Alex Grey, Laurie Lipton, Henry Boxer, De Es, and Ingo.
Surrealist - A style of art and literature developed principally in the 20th century, stressing the subconscious or nonrational significance of imagery arrived at by automatism or the exploitation of chance effects, unexpected juxtapositions, etc.
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