Western art history has undergone a plethora of changes, resulting in an extremely diverse range of techniques, styles, and mediums. Art has long reflected societal contexts and changes, becoming an important indicator of cultural and sociopolitical climates at their times. Below is a comprehensive list of the 30 most prominent art movements in western art history, explanations of their contexts, and their most important artists.
Wayne Thiebaud’s ‘Four Pinball Machines’ Could Fetch As Much As $25 Million At Auction Ahead Of His 100th BirthdayForbes - Natasha Gural
“I knew this was not a good career choice,” artist Wayne Thiebaud quipped in April 2019 during a visit with Christie’s to his California studio. “Most of the painters I knew were just barely able to survive
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Italian police have recovered a beloved Banksy mural stolen from Paris’s Bataclan concert hall in January 2019. Authorities made the discovery during a raid on an abandoned farmhouse in Tortoreto, a city