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Artistic Movement

Artistic Movement

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will explain what makes an art movement and how to understand differences between movements.

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Notes on "What is a Movement?"

Image Credits

Elevation of the Cross; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Peter_Paul_Rubens_068.jpg, Masaccio Trinity Fresco, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Masaccio,_trinit%C3%A0.jpg, Allegory of the Oubreak of War; Public Domain: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Los_horrores_de_la_guerra.jpg , School of Athens; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sanzio_01.jpg, Hiroshige and Van Gogh, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hiroshige_Van_Gogh_1.JPG

  • Artistic Movement

    A tendency or style in art involving the pursuit of a shared philosophy or goal, for a finite period of time.

  • Formal Analysis

    Understanding works of art by consideration of their physical, or formal qualities. Formal analysis often involves comparison and contrast.

  • Comparison and Contrast

    Looking at two works of art at the same time and thinking about how they are different and how they are similar.

  • Context

    The historical, social, political, religious, or geographical situation that informs the creation of works of art.