What is Abstract Expressionism?

We take a closer look at the Abstract Expressionism movement and explore how it has shaped contemporary art today.

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What is the Feminist art movement all about then?

This International Women’s Day, we have chosen to celebrate female representation in the arts and take a closer look at the history of the Feminist art movement.

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Who is William Blake? Poetry and art combined

More than just a poet, William Blake produced a huge amount of both literary and artistic work throughout his lifetime. He illustrated and illuminated his own manuscripts, inviting us to look even deeper into the meanings of his work. Enter into a world full of gods and ghouls.

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Richard Kalman's tips on how to appreciate photography

It’s important to do your homework when you’re thinking of buying art, so think about what you like, read up about anything if you’re unclear and try not to rush. Ultimately, it’s about what will make you happy. So buy with your head, but listen to your heart.

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Cityscapes: less chic than their landscape counterparts?

Cityscapes may be considered the more modern, less highbrow relation of the landscape, but with a little further exploration it’s clear this isn’t true. From its classical origins to sophisticated renderings, this style can include anything from abstract pieces to contemporary photography.

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What are linocuts, screenprints, and etchings?

Since its inception, printmaking has risen to popularity due to its ability to reproduce and create striking images. From Rembrandt to Warhol, find out the delicate intricacies of these three printmaking processes.

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The artist behind the myth: Who is Banksy?

The artist’s concealed identity continues to fascinate the world, and his controversial art has inspired many. But, is the need to know the activist’s identity taking away from the meaning behind Banksy art? Do we really need to know who Banksy is?

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Chairs, urinals and text: Understanding conceptual art

“I could have made that!” Why conceptual art continues to challenge and confuse us: defining its characteristics and the legacy left behind.

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What is Cubism?

There’s more to Cubist artwork than the famous name Picasso.

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Night sky photography and the fascination with the stars

Bring the Milky Way into your home and marvel at the moon and stars every night right from your own bed.

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Art Glossary

Your ultimate art history guide. From the rise of abstract art to Monet’s impressionist landscapes, learn more about the personalities, ideas and styles throughout art history.

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