Here is when artificial and natural come together, when humans and landscape are one only thing, when art and Earth are not distinguishable anymore: Land Art. Land Art has been called in many different ways, such as Earth Art, Earth Works, Environmental Art, but from here on we will refer to it just as Land […]
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!
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). […]
As the name suggests, Abstract Expressionism comes from the ideas of Abstractism and Expressionism. Saying this is too reductive though, as Abstract Expressionism is much more! Historical and artistic background We can place Abstract Expressionism in a timeline going from the mid ’40s to the mid ’60s. For the first time, an important art movement […]
The term “Nouveau Réalisme”, or New Realism, was coined by the French critic Pierre Restany, and it was indicating with it a group of French artists who wanted to present reality, not to re-present it. The image above is a piece of paper signed by all the realists, saying “On Thursday October 27, 1960 the new realists became aware […]