The Pop Art Movement
Pop Art was born in the mid-1950s in Britain and in the late 1950s in the United States. However, it became very popular in the 1960s in New York City with artists such as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein. Inspired by the everyday, Pop Art was meant to be more relevant, more accessible […]
The Art of Impressionism
Impressionism is an art style that was developed by Paris-based artists like Claude Monet and others in the early 1860s. This 19th century art movement demonstrated a break from tradition in European painting and was first met with outrage. But today, some would say that the Impressionism art movement changed the art world forever. […]
Abstract expressionism was born in the 1940s in New York City, and the art style remains adored today by both artists and art collectors. Characterized by expressive, gestural brush strokes, abstract expressionist art pieces are known for their impression of spontaneity and impulse. The Birth of a Movement After the second world war, a […]
In 1908, French artist Émile Cohl created the first animated film using what came to be the 1908 Fantasmagorie, where he drew out every frame by hand. It was through Cohl’s work that the idea of animation spread to the US ...