The Historical Context Of Impressionism

If you walk into a gallery today and you appreciate artwork from the great impressionists, it’s easy to forget how difficult these artists had it. They literally had to fight the traditional perspective in order to gain just a little bit of respect, much less make money from their work. So, the historical context of … [Read more…]

A Brief Explanation of The Historical Context of Cubism

In the twentieth century a visual arts style which was highly influential is cubism, between 1907 and 1914 and it was principally created by the painter Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.The flat, two-dimensional surface of the plane of a picture is what the Cubist style emphasized. It rejected the more traditional techniques of perspective, modeling, … [Read more…]