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Pittura Metafisica [Metaphysical Painting]

          The Disquieting Muses, by Giorgio De Chirico.   Pittura Metafisica [Metaphysical Painting] Metaphysical Painting was founded in Italy in 1917 by Giorgio de Chirico and Carlo Carra’. It is characterized by distorted perspectives, unnatural lighting … Continue reading

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Op Art

  Movement in Squares, by Bridget Riley 1961.         Op Art A movement in abstract art that developed in the 1960s. Op Art [short for ‘optical art’] exploits the fallibility of the human eye. The artist plays games … Continue reading

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Neo [- Classicism, -Expressionism, -Romanticism]

      Late Baroque classicizing: G. P. Pannini assembles the canon of Roman ruins and Roman sculpture into one vast imaginary gallery (1756) Neo [- Classicism, -Expressionism, -Romanticism] The prefix ‘nero’, meaning ‘new’, refers to a revival of previous … Continue reading

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Nabis

    Paul Sérusier: The Bois d’Amour à Pont-Aven: The Talisman (Le Talisman), 1888, oil on wood, 27 x 21,5 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris Nabis A small group of French artists, active in the 1880s, who were inspired by Paul … Continue reading

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