15 Iconic Artists of Dadaism: Their Art, Contributions, & Achievements

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Who are Dadaists? Dadaists are those who belong to the Dada art movement and whose artwork reflects the principles of Dadaism.  “Dadaism” is a term for meaningless nonsense that derives from a French name for a hobby horse. Informally established in Zurich in 1916, the Dada movement was started by a group of artists who […]

13 Gifted Mexican Artists (Frida & Rivera Weren’t The Only Ones)

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When we talk about famous people from Mexico, two names instinctively pop up in mind, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.  It’s inevitable to have these Renaissance artists come to mind, as their contribution to the country’s art was commendable.  We must thank them, not only for their creations but also for the establishment of a […]

Artworks By Salvador Dali: Paintings You Know, Stories You Don’t

Artworks By Salvador Dali: Paintings You Know, Stories You Don’t

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad” – Salvador Dali Salvador Dali (1904–1989), a Spanish Surrealist painter, printmaker, performance artist, and filmmaker, is renowned for his exploratory and subconscious paintings. Born in Catalonia, Spain, he was the most versatile artist of the 20th […]

Famous Paintings from Mexico That Highlight The Legacy Of The Country!

Famous Paintings from Mexico That Highlight The Legacy Of The Country!

Have you ever come across some famous paintings from Mexico? Art that is a reflection of one’s country’s culture could be counted among the most brilliant works. Don’t you agree? Of course you do! Since its precolonial era, Mexican art has produced the most vibrant, incredible, and amazing pieces, including those from Mesoamerica. Indigenous themes […]

Paintings by Picasso: Illusions Explained through Art

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While talking about art, how can we forget Pablo Picasso? Pablo Picasso was not only an amazing painter but also a printmaker, a ceramist, and a sculptor! A famous portrait painter who experimented with his brushstrokes to create some unique and enchanting paintings. In his life, he witnessed his fair share of happiness and depression, […]

9 Artists of Pop Art Who Rejected The Notion Of Uniqueness

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Pop art commenced in England in the late 1950s.  Among the early artists of pop art were Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, and Peter Blake.  Soon after, the Pop Art movement expanded to New York with artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Pop art placed both fine art and low culture on the same pedestal. […]

Artists of Romanticism Who Explored Darker Depths of Human Psyche

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“The artist’s feeling is his law” – Caspar David Friedrich Artists of Romanticism preached and believed in the importance of feelings and imagination rather than rationality. The artists of romanticism aimed to be free from all kinds of artificial rules about what a piece of art should be. Instead, romanticist artists believed art should flow […]

18 Famous Abstract Painters Who Liberated the Art World

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Human nature prohibits humanity from being bound by particular standards. It always reaches out to break the shackles it puts on itself. In every field, including the arts, there are people who embody this feeling. And the ones who rejected the social norms for painting are regarded as abstract artists, who let art strive.  They […]