Art movements, art periods and styles


Art movements, art periods; a guide to websites

See also: Art History  Contemporary Art  By Country  Painting  Artists


ArtBabble is a website showcasing high-quality videoed art lessons, lectures and talks from more than 50 cultural institutions and museums from around the world. ArtBabble is particularly for educators who can use it to support their classroom activities. Created in 2009, the website was conceived and designed by a cross-departmental collection of individuals at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Art history, a timeline from The Metropolitan Museum of ArtHistory of European art. The Web Museum
Kunstpedia is a database with articles on the fine and decorative arts, with the exception of contemporary art. The basis of is formed by a diversity of articles in Dutch and English, which have been posted by art historians, collectors, art  galleries, antique dealers and museums. Contributors include the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Hermitage Amsterdam, Milwaukee Art Museum, The Royal Collection Buckingham Palace and the Seattle Art Museum.

Social is a new kind of encyclopedia, delivering structured multimedia information about artists, musicians and authors (among others). Personalities are shown within their historical and cultural context, allowing the users to have the full picture encompassing the people life achievements, but also their post mortem influence.


Abstract expressionism

Abstract expressionism, a guide to websites.

Ancient art

See also: Ancient Art

The Ancient world. Exploring ancient world cultures.
A searchable index of readings and images from Greece, India, China, Islam, the Near East, Egypt and Medieval Europe.

Animal paintings

Animals/painters of animal pictures. 

Appropriation art

Appropriation art.
Wikipedia entry.

Art Deco

See also: Art Deco

Art Deco architecture.

Art Deco Society, California

Art Deco Society, New York


Arte Povera

Arte Povera. Exposition. Arte Povera
Works and Documents from the Goetz Collection from 1958 to the Present. Art Contemporain

Art Nouveau

See also: Art Nouveau 

Art Nouveau architecture, image samples.
Cupola’s Galleries.

Jules Marie Aime Lavirotte

Arts and Crafts movement

See: Arts and Crafts

Ashcan School

The Ashcan School
An image gallery of Ashcan artists.

Ashcan School,
Wikipedia entry.

The Ash Can School and American Scene Painting

George Bellows

George Bellows
The Bellows Family Trust holds original lithographs and drawings created by George Wesley Bellows.

George Bellows. The Athenaeum

George Bellows. The Museum Syndicate

George Bellows. Catalogue Raisonné

George Bellows. National Gallery of Art

George Bellows. Wikipedia

George Bellows. Artcyclopedia


Barbizon School

See also: The Barbizon School

Barbizon School members.

Barbizon School
Wikipedia entry.


Baroque art page, a guide to websites.

Baroque Art Internet Resources
Images, Baroque artists, essays on the Baroque.


See: Bauhaus

Der Blaue Reiter

Der Blaue Reiter

Franz Marc. Gallery of works by Franz Marc.

Franz Marc

Macke, August. August Macke Haus web site

Body art  See: Tattoos

Die Brucke

Die Brucke

Die Brucke online exhibition at MOMA.

Bruecke Museum, Berlin

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Wikipedia entry.

Kirchner Museum, Davos, Switzerland.


Cave art

Conceptual art, conceptualism, minimalism

See:  Conceptual Artists
See also: Minimalism, Minimalist Artists 


See: Cubism

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