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Photorealism

A few weeks ago we discussed Realism, as a style of art and now we take a look at a sub-branch of realism; photorealism. The term photorealism applies to paintings from the US, beginning in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Photorealism is the style of painting which is based on the usage of cameras […]

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Cubism

Cubism is the first Abstract Art style that began between 1907 and 1911 and is said to have been invented by Pablo Picasso. Cubist paintings are not meant to be realistic or life like in any way. Far removed from traditional art styles of the time, cubists created a new way of representing subjects. People […]

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Abstract Art

Of all the genres and styles of art, I must admit to being the most confused by abstract. Sometimes, I really am at a loss to see the difference between abstract artwork hanging on a gallery wall and that of a scrawling created by my daughter back in her kindergarten days (and a few of […]

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