Ancient or classical Greek architecture formed the basis for so much of Euro-American architecture. Learn about its main forms and ideas.
A guide to recognizing and appreciating Renaissance architecture. Includes background, key ideas, important architects, and examples.
A review of the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey. Information about the collections, the experience, and what to keep in mind if you visit.
Understand Fauvism, the early-20th century painting style. Learn about its key artists and works, underlying ideas, historical background, and how to recognize it. Plus, what does the name mean?
How to recognize and understand Cubism. Learn about the key artists, underlying ideas, and background.
The Post-Impressionist movement started in Paris around 1880. Post-Impressionism can be seen in painting and other two-dimensional art forms like drawings and prints. Artists such as Cezanne, van Gogh, Matisse, and Gauguin were its stars.
Where to enjoy and learn about artwork from your home and 100% for free. Last updated on March, 2020.
A tight budget doesn't have to mean a life without art. There are some places that you can enjoy works of art absolutely for free. Some museums are simply free. I've been keeping a list. College and university art museums are often free to enter. (A few are not, so verify before you go.) Regional art museums… Continue reading How to Enjoy Art Absolutely for Free
Gothic (and Gothic-style) abound in church architecture around the world. But what exactly are its characteristics? Learn the stylistic attributes and historical context of Gothic architecture, as well as how to distinguish it from Romanesque and Gothic Revival architecture.
Impressionism is one of the most famous and well-loved styles in western art history. It's well known for haystacks and waterlilies by Monet, dancers by Degas, and beautiful women by Renoir. Learn about Impressionism's main ideas and controversial origins.