Art Movment's Emily Hopkins


Originated in France at the end of the 19th century. The Impressionists were a group of artists renowned for their creative painting techniques and approach to using colour in art. These artist's favored the use of bold colors over extensive details.

Olympia, 1863

Edouard Manet

The Little Dancer, 1881

Edgar Degas

Luncheon of the Boating Party, 1882

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Post Impressionism

A chiefly French art movement that developed roughly between 1886 and 1905. It emerged by independent artists at the end of the 19th century who were rebelling against what they thought of as the limitations of Impressionism. This movement led to these artists creating a range of personal styles as well as utilizing the emotional, structural, symbolic and spiritual elements that they felt were missing. The movement has heavily influenced modern art.

A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, 1884

Georges Seurat

The Starry Night, 1889

Vincent Van Gogh

The Bathers, 1906

Paul Cézanne


A style of modern art developed by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braques. It was the first style of abstract art which evolved at the beginning of the 20th century, spanning 1907 to 1914. The Cubists challenged conventional forms of representation, such as perspective, which had been the rule since the Renaissance. Their aim was to develop a new way of seeing and new view points which reflected the modern age.

Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907

Pablo Picasso

Man with a Guitar, 1911

Georges Braque

Nude Descending a Staircase, 1912

Marcel Duchamp


A movement created by a group of early twentieth-century modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. It was short lived movement, between 1904 to 1908, thought the style of Fauvism contuse to be active. the leaders of the movement were Henri Matisse and André Derain.

The Roofs of Collioure, 1905

Henri Matisse

Mountains at Collioure, 1905

André Derain

The River Seine at Chatou, 1906

Maurice de Vlaminck


Expressionism originated in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, typically spanning 1905 to 1925. The intention was to distort the world radically for emotional effect in order to evoke moods or ideas rather than express impressions of the outside world.

The Scream, 1893

Edvard Munch

Fighting Forms, 1914

Franz Marc

Berlin Street Scene, 1914

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner


Dadaism is an movement of artistic anarchy. It was born out of disgust for the values of the time. It influenced elements of art, music, poetry, theatre, dance and politics. Dada was more of a protest movement with an anti-establishment manifesto than a typical art style.

The Fountain, 1917

Marcel Duchamp

Cut with a Kitchen Knife Dada through the Last Weimar Beer Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany, 1919

Hannah Höch

The Spirit of our Time, 1920

Raoul Hausmann


Surrealism is an 20th century starting in the 1920s. The movement that explored the hidden depths of the 'unconscious mind'. It sought inspiration from images drawn from their dreams and imagination. The leaders of the movement were Salvador Dalí and René Maggritte.

The Elephant Celebes, 1921

Max Ernst

The Treachery of Images, 1928-1929

René Magritte

The Persistence of Memory, 1931

Salvador Dalí

Pop Art

Pop Art was the art of popular culture. It was at its height in the 1950's and 1960's. It included different styles of painting and sculpture from various countries, but what they all had in common was the influence of pop culture on the art.

Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?, 1956

Richard Hamilton

Campbell's Soup Cans, 1962

Andie Warhol

The Drowning Girl, 1963

Roy Lichtenstein






"Art Movements - Artists, Styles, Techniques and Ideas." Art Movements - Artists, Styles, Techniques, Ideas. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2017. Created with images by bodobe - "painting draw pencils" • Martin Beek - "Olympia by Manet" • slgckgc - "Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen by Edgar Degas" • irinaraquel - "Pierre Auguste Renoir - Luncheon of the Boating Party" • thingsworthdescribing - "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Seurat, 1884-86" • junjiali - "van gogh starry sky oil painting" • Cea. - "[ P ] Pablo Picasso - Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907)" • irinaraquel - "Andre Derain - Mountains at Collioure"

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