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Artistic Movements

Artistic Movements

Author: Aleisha Olson

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

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This tutorial explains what makes an artistic movement and how to understand differences between artistic movements.

Source: Image of David, Michaelangelo Buonarotti, Photo by David Gaya, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michelangelos_David.jpg; Image of David, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Public Domain, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f1/David_Bernini_1623.jpg

Terms to Know
  • Artistic Movement

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

  • 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.

  • Formal Analysis

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