The Fluxus movement is most famous to the people for the outstanding presence of Yoko Ono, known for her art and for her relationship with John Lennon. But Fluxus is much more, and it was the inspiration for many artists that came after it. Artistic and historical backgroud Fluxus was an art movement born in […]
“Kinetic”, like every difficult word, comes from the ancient Greek kìnesis, movement. It won’t be a surprise, then, if this art is totally concentrated on movement. You may think that it involves videos or performances, but actually it stays completely away from the artistic media that imply movement by definition (it would have been too easy, come […]
Have you ever heard of Arte Povera? Have you ever wondered why it is not translated from Italian (it literally means “poor art”)? You will discover everything in the following paragraphs! Historical and artistic background The Arte Povera movement was born in Italy (you didn’t guess this, did you!) in 1967. Why do we have […]
OP ART – #MondayMovement
Can you stare at these work for more than 3 seconds? If you can do it without any problem, you are one in a million!
The aim of these artists was exactly to destabilize you, so accept the challenge and read the article!
The Neo-Dada (or New-Dada) is not taking the name of the Dada movement because of a lack of creativity: the link with the Dadaists is very strong. In the key-concepts we will underline what they have in common! Historical and artistic background In the ’50s some artists had enough of the colourful abstraction of the […]
Minimal Art is one of the less appreciated contemporary movements of all times, but here we will show you its most important features, to make it more accessible (remember that if you don’t like some artworks or even some movements as a whole it’s fine! You don’t have to like everything to appreciate contemporary art). […]