Art of the 18th century: artists, works and the classical ideal

Art of the 18th century |Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

ART OF THE 18TH CENTURY: ARTISTS, WORKS AND THE CLASSICAL IDEAL

The Art of the 18th century is characterized by the transition from Baroque and Rococo to Neoclassicism.
It’s the century of revolutions, from American to French to industrial ones, but is also the century of Enlightenment and great archaeological discoveries.

So, in a climate of great changes, the art of the 18th century developed new ideas and great masterpieces were created.

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Art in the 16th century: Renaissance and Mannerism

ART IN THE 16TH CENTURY: RENAISSANCE AND MANNERISM

Understanding art in the 16th century means dealing with great artists of Western art, those personalities who have influenced following artists and who, still today, are a model or a reference point.
Have you understood who I’m talking about?

After the post dedicated to Art in the 15th century: Early Renaissance and the rebirth of art, now I’ll describe the features of the art in the 16th century.
Are you ready? Let’s go!

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15th century art: Early Renaissance and the rebirth of art

cupola Brunelleschi

15TH CENTURY ART: EARLY RENAISSANCE 

Studying the evolution of the 15th century art is amazing.
Then, if you think that it’s at the end of the 15th century, precisely in 1492, that the most significant event of this wonderful century occurred, that is the Discovery of America, then you’ll understand that creativity and ingenuity are the keywords of this period.

In this post I’ll tell you how and why the art in the 15th century has changed the destiny of Western art.

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Pop Art artists: 5 artists you must know

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POP ART ARTISTS: 5 ARTISTS YOU MUST KNOW

Pop Art artists, that is to say which artists you must know to affirm that you know almost everything about one of the most beloved artistic movements.
Developed in the second half of the 20thcentury as “popular art”, Pop Art is “popular art” by definition, because it refers to mass-produced objects. Hence Pop Art has a close connection with the consumer culture and transforms ordinary objects and elements into art.

Pop Art describes an essential part of the society which developed after XXII, therefore the consumer culture takes advertisements or the most famous products to transform them into artworks for collecting or reproduction of the artwork itself as a mass-produced object through design objects, prints and different kinds of reproductions.

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