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Vorticism

      The cover of the 1915 BLAST.        Vorticism An English avant-garde movement founded by Wyndham Lewis in 1914. The name Vorticism came from the Italian Futurist Umberto Boccioni’s remark that all creative art emanates from … Continue reading

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Rococo

                      François Boucher, Le Déjeuner, (1739, Louvre), shows a rocaille interior of a French bourgeois family in the 18th century. The porcelain statuette and vase add a touch of chinoiserie. … Continue reading

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Renaissance

                    Demetrius Chalcondyles (1424 – 1511) was a Renaissance teacher of Greek and of Platonic philosophy who taught in Italy for over forty years; at Padua, Perugia, Milan and Florence.   … Continue reading

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Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

                Proserpine, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.   Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood   An association of young English artists formed in 1848. Dismayed at what they saw as the decadent state of British painting, the Pre-Raphaelites … Continue reading

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