Art movements, styles and periods

Art movements, a guide to websites

D

Dada *

Dada websites


Dada Artists
Dada Online

Digital Art *

See Digital Artists

Dutch Painting *

Dutch Painting, 16th -17th Century.

Dutch Art, a list of websites 

Eighteenth Century Art *

See also: Rococo Art

Eighteenth Century Art Resources.

Eighteenth Century architecture.

Eighteenth century artists. 
From Chris Witcombe.

Enlightenment (18th Century) Art Resources
(from Rutgers University).

Neoclassicism *

See: Neoclassicism

Neoclassical Art. Art museums works of neoclassical art..

Neoclassical artists, a web list from Worldwide Art Resources.

Neoclassicism. Wikipedia entry.

18th Century artists *

Antonio Canova. Artcyclopedia

Jacques-Louis David

Pierre-Paul Proudhon

François Boucher

Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin

Jean-Baptiste Greuze

Maurice Quentin de La Tour

Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Canaletto

Francisco de Goya y Lucientes

William Hogarth

Sir Henry Raeburn

Allan Ramsay

George Stubbs

Angelica Kauffman

Egyptian art *

Egyptology resources. News, institutions, journals.

Egyptian art, a guide to websites.

Environmental art *

Environmental art from Finland.
EnvironmentalArt.net is independent artists-run project and gallery on the web. Site specific art, earth art and environmental art from Finland.

Environmental art, Wikipedia entry.

Etruscan Art *

Etruscan art. Pottery, bronzes, sculpture and architecture.

The Etruscan art collection at the Gregorian Etruscan Museum, Rome.

Expressionism *

See also: German Expressionism
Abstract Expressionism
An image gallery (from the Image Artchive).

Artists. Expressionist artists with works in art museums.

Expressionism. Artlex Artist Dictionary
Notes, background, artists, images.

Films. German Expressionism,
Wikipedia entry.

German Expressionism, a view from an admirer.
Politics and art, Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee, Bauhaus, Die Blaue Rieter.

German Expressionism. Artlex Art Dictionary

Neue Galerie, New York. 
Museum of German and Austrian expressionists.

Fantasy art *

Epilogue.net
An online art gallery and community of talented artists and illustrators, specializing in science fiction and fantasy art. Founded by artists for artists, their sole purpose is to help fellow artists to become more successful through high-quality exposure and community interaction.

Fantasy art, Wikipedia entry.

The Fantasy Fine Art Gallery

Fauvism *

See also: Fauvism websites

Fauvist artists.
Works by Fauvist artists in art museums.

Fauvism
An introduction and images from The Web Museum.

The Fauvism Page

Figurative art *

Contemporary New York Figurative Art

Cordair
A gallery in San Francisco specializing in contemporary romantic realism, sculptures and paintings.

The Human Figure
A Directory of material on the Web of interest to artists inspired by the human form and for those who are interested in their work.

New Leipzig School of painting.
A group of artists who wanted to study art according to traditional principles – drawing from nude models, mastering the rules of perspective and analyzing formal composition. Members of this school all attended the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst where they learned to paint in the figurative tradition.

Wikipedia entry on Figurative art.

Fluxus *

Fluxus artists. 
A list from The-Artists.org.

Fluxus Portal for the Internet. Fluxus resources. 
Joseph Beuys, John Cage, Allan Koprow,Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Al Hensen, Geoffrey Hendricks, Larry Miller, Ven Vautier. A Fluxus Reader

Fluxus background information, from ArtLex.com

The Fluxus Internet Portal

Fluxus internet links.

Fluxus Wikipedia entry.

Folk art *

The Folk Art Society of America
American folk art and links to some international folk art.

Folk Art Direct
FolkArt Direct specialises in finding unusual, high quality folk art and crafts from around the world.

Outsider art, folk art.

Tribal Arts

F

Futurism *

Futurism websites

Futurism. Futurist Manifestos
Futurist texts, Futurist internet resources.

G

German expressionism *

Brücke-Museum, Berlin.

German Expressionism, a view from an admirer.
Politics and art. Jawlensky, Kandinsky, Klee, Bauhaus, Die Blaue Rieter.

Gothic art *

See also: Medieval Art

Gothic Artists. Museums, cathedrals and churches. Artcyclopedia

Graffiti art, wall art, street art *

See also: Wall art and graffiti art

Banksy, the Banksy website.

Graffiti Art. From Art Crimes.

I

Impressionism *

See: Impressionism

The First French Impressionists Exhibition, Paris, 1874. A recreation.

Impressionism. Images from the WebMuseum.

Installation art *

See: Installation art

Installation artists.
A web directory from The Open Directory Project.

K

Kinetic art *

Kinetic artists, a web list from The-Artists.org.

The Kinetic Art Organization

Kinetic performance art web directory. Open Directory Project

Kinetic artists *

Benton, Fletcher

Benton, Fletcher

Calder, Alexander

Calder, Alexander. The Calder Foundation

Alexander Calder
Guggenheim Collection.

Alexander Calder
Museums and galleries.

Tinguely, Jean

Tinguely, Jean. Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel.

M

Mail art, a list of mail artists from The-Artists.org.

Mannerism *

See also: Mannerism

Artlex entry for Mannerism.

Mannerism
Artists, artworks and biographies. WWAR

Mannerist artists,
a web directory from Artcyclopedia.


Medieval Art *

See also: Medieval Art

Gothic painting.

The International Center of Medieval Art

Images of Medieval Art and Architecture (Alison Stones), 

Islamic medieval art and architecture.

Japanese medieval art and architecture.

Manuscripts

Medieval Art History Resources

Arte Románico y Rutas Medievales en España (Arteguias)

Minimalism *

See also: Minimalism

An introduction to Minimalism from ArtLex

Minimal & Conceptual Only.
An online gallery: Cy Twombley, Barnet Newman, Bruce Nauman, Agnes Martin, Piero Manzini, Sol Lewitt, Richard Serra, Joseph Beuys, Vincenzo Agnetti and others.

Minimalist artists.
Works by Minimalist artists.

Mural art, Muralism *

Murals.trompe-l-oeil.info
French and European murals: 10 000 pictures

The National Society of Mural Painters (USA)

International Index of Modern Muralism

Ancient Prehispanic Murals

Mural art, mural artists. Wikipedia

N

Neoclassicism *

See: Neoclassicism websites

Nineteenth century *

Nineteenth century art resources on the internet.
A webpage maintained by Dr. Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe, Professor, Department of Art History, Sweet Briar College.

O

Optical Art; Op art, the art of illusion, optical illusions *

Akiyoshi’s Illusion Pages
Akiyoshi Kitaoka, Department of Psychology, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan

Cool Optical illusions.com

The Optical Art Movement, Op artists.
Artcyclopedia

Outsider Art, Folk Art *

See: Folk Art and Outsider Art

American Folk Art Museum

Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-Taught and Outsider Art

Art Brut

British folk art collection at Compton Verney
(Andras Kalman Collection) 

P

Performance Art *

See also: Installation Art

Performance Art Website Links
A ready reference site of artists, performance art in Europe. Adbusters, adbusting, street performance, the  Pedestrian Project.

A Performance Art Index
Includes a definition of performance art.

Guerrilla Girls
Political performance art from New York.

Wikipedia entries on performance artists.

Performance Artists *

Abramović, Marina

Abramović, Marina. Marina Abramovic
Wikipedia entry.

Anderson, Laurie

Anderson, Laurie. Laurie Anderson
Wikipedia entry.

Laurie Anderson website.

Gilbert and George

Gilbert and George
Some things about art and cities.

Gilbert and George
BBC News article.

Gilbert and George
Guggenheim Collection

Nitsch, Hermann

Nitsch, Hermann. Hermann Nitsch Homepage

Wilson, Robert

Wilson, Robert. Robert Wilson

Photorealism *

Photorealism. Artlex

Photorealism Wikipedia entry.

Photorealist Artists *

Close, Chuck. Chuck Close
Wikipedia entry.

Chuck Close
The Museum of Modern Art

Chuck Close
The Walker Art Center

Pointillism *

See also: Pointillism webpages

Pointillist artists.
Pointillist works held in art museums.

Pointillism Wikipedia entry.

Political art, propaganda art *

Soviet Poster A Day
Exploring the graphic artwork of the U.S.S.R.

Loesje International
International poster organization .

Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages

First Call: American Posters of World War One
Illustrated exhibit catalog.

Art of the First World War
Paintings from international collections commemorate the 80th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG)
Collects, preserves, documents, and exhibits posters relating to historical and contemporary movements for peace and social justice.

German Propaganda Archive
Collection of English translations of German propaganda materials from the Third Reich and East German eras.

British Posters of World War I
Illustrated catalog of an exhibition of 25 British posters from the Roger N. Mohovich collection at Georgetown University Library.

Pop Art *

See The Pop Art Page

Postmodernism *

See also: Contemporary Art

Postmodernism
Wikipedia entry.

Postmodern artists *

Keith Haring
The Keith Haring website. 

Prehistoric Art *

See: Ancient Art

Prehistoric Art
Internet resources.

Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc Cave, France.

Pre-Raphaelites *

See : Pre-Raphaelites and Victorian Art 

R

Realism *

‘Academic’ art and artists.
Artcyclopedia

Artcylopedia entries on realism and realist artists.

ArtLex definitions of realism.

Art Renewal Centre
Online images of paintings by notable realist/representational painters.

Photorealism
Artcyclopedia

WebMuseum page on realism in art.

Wikipedia entries on realism in art.

American Realist artists *

Homer, Winslow

Homer, Winslow. Winslow Homer, American realist painter.
Artcyclopedia

Hopper, Edward

Hopper, Edward. Edward Hopper
American realist landscape artist.

Wyth, Andrew

Wyeth, Andrew. Andrew Wyth
American realist landscape painter.

Reformation art *

Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Relational art *

Relational artists, a list from The-Artists.org.

Renaissance art *

See also: Rennaissance Art

Basilica of St Francis in Assisi

The Vatican art collection.

Venice (Venezia) Museums, galleries and exhibitions.

Restoration period *

Restoration style / English Baroque
A directory archive.

Rococo art *

See: Rococo Art

Rococo art in art museums.

Romantic art *

See: Romantic Art

American romanticism. An essay.

Romanticism on the Net
A Peer-reviewed, electronic journal devoted to Romantic Studies. Oxford University. Reviews, articles.

Russian art *

See: Russian Art

Russian avant-garde art
Web pages.

Russian avant garde literature, poetry, art, culture.

The Russian Silver Age (Mir iskusstva) The Blue Rose
A history of Russian art in the twentieth century, with examples.The World History of Art

S

Situationalists *

Situationalists. From Nothingness.org.
Internationale Situationniste. Situationist Texts in French and English, archives, images, journal.

Situationist international online

Letters 1957-1994

Libcom.org/library: Guy Debord archive

A biography with texts, including Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord and the Situationists

Audio recordings and films at Ubu.web.

Afterall journal article on the Guy Debord archives.

Guy Debord, Wikipedia entry.

Surrealism *

See: Surrealist Artists and Writers

Arp, Jean

Dali, Salvador. Gala – Salvador Dalí Foundation
Official site of the Gala-Dali estate. Fundació Gala- Salvador Dalí. Three museums: Port Alguer, Púbol, Portlligat.

Salvador Dalí Museum, Florida, US.

WebMuseum. Surrealist background.

Wikipedia entry on Surrealism.

Symbolism *

See: Symbolism in Art

Twentieth-Century Art *

See: Modernism 

20th Century Art Resources,
an art history web resource directory by Chris Whitcombe.

Victorian Art *

See also: Victorian Art

National Portrait Gallery, London.

Pre-Raphaelite paintings.

Tate Galley, London. Search for ‘Victorian.’

Vorticism *

Guggenheim Gallery, Venice, Vorticism collection.

BLAST (Vol 1, PDF)

BLAST (Vol 2, PDF)

MoMA Vorticism Collection

Vorticism, Wikipedia entry.

Vorticism.co.uk

Vorticist Artists *

The Wyndham Lewis Society and Wyndham Lewis Project Website

Wyndham Lewis. Tate Gallery

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Jacob Epstein

Cuthbert Hamilton

William Roberts

Helen Saunders

Edward Wadsworth

Vorticism.co.uk

W

Wall art and graffiti art

Z

Zero art movement, Germany.
A group of young Dusseldorf artists who proclaimed a starting point of zero, metaphorically distancing themselves from the sins of the fathers and celebrating the dawn of a new age. The-artists.org.