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Characterised by idealism and experimentation with perspective, Flemish Art thrived in the 15th century, specialising in portrait painting with religious themes and complicated iconography.
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This movement began in Italy in the 14th century and the term, literally meaning rebirth, describes the revival of interest in the artistic achievements of the Classical world.
Surrealism was an artistic and literary movement, dedicated to expressing the imagination as revealed in dreams, free of the conscious control of reason and convention.
Pre-Raphaelite aimed to rediscover the painting styles of artists working earlier than the time of Raphael.
Optical Art or Op Art is the term used to describe paintings or sculptures create the illusion of movement through their use of optical effects.
Etching is the most widely used form of the ‘intaglio’ processes where the line and tone of an image are created by exposing areas of a metal plate to acid.
Dada was an international movement among European artists and writers between 1915 and 1922, characterised by a spirit of anarchic revolt.
Cubism rebelled against established ways of painting and altered the way subjects can be captured on paper.
Abstract Expressionism evokes their aim which was to make abstract art that was also expressive or emotional in its effect.
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