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Great art gallery: National Gallery

Given a high profile home in Trafalgar Square in London, the UK’s National Gallery dates to 1824, and is amongst the ten most visited art museums in the world, with a collection spanning the 1300s to 1900. It is quite unique as a European art gallery in that it doesn’t originate from a royal art […]

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Feminist art; contemporary art series

The new ways of thinking about art that emerged through the modern art period, matured at a time when the whole of western society was thinking about a lot of things in new ways. Through the 1960s and 1970s, as modern art turned to contemporary, there were huge societal shifts in terms of race, sexuality, […]

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Modern art gallery; Musée d’Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay in Paris, France, has a powerful reputation as an exceptional modern art gallery, regularly appearing in lists of the greatest art galleries of any type. It focuses heavily on the French influence of the Modern era, primarily through the pre-war period of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. These foundation stone movements, born in France, […]

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Modern art gallery; the Reina Sofia

The first gallery on the list to focus on Modern Art from the 20th Century, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia was opened in Madrid in 1990, close to the Museo del Prado and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza art galleries which cover the many movements and periods before Modern Art. The Reina Sofia was created […]

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Young British Artists; contemporary art

The YBA, or Young British Artist, movement emerged from a young group of artists who had attended the Goldsmiths and Royal College of Art fine arts courses in the late 1980s. They began their professional careers exhibiting together and using a range of controversial and attention grabbing tactics which leveraged considerable media attention. The first […]

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Neo-Expressionism; contemporary art

The lines dividing different art movements and periods are always blurred, and neo-expressionism was one of those movements that fell across some of those dividing lines; those between modern art and contemporary art, in a postmodernist phase. Where minimalism had reacted against abstract expressionism, neo expressionist artists reacted back against minimalism, putting intense subjectivity into […]

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Key minimalist artists

One of the most extreme of the abstract art forms, minimalist art evolved as a reaction to abstract expressionism, seeking to remove personal ideals and symbolism from art entirely to leave just the work of art itself, and the space in which it was exhibited to confer any kind of meaning on the viewer. Seeping […]

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Installation art; contemporary art

In the modern era of art galleries, particularly those with a focus on contemporary art, it’s hard to imagine not seeing example of Installation Art, but the concept only truly began to emerge in the 1970s, as the Modern Art era was fading and a postmodernist era was beginning. As a term Installation Art applies […]

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Lenticular print products through time

Although it had various predecessors, such as tabula scalata and double portraits, true lenticular pictures emerged in the early 1900s, and it took until the 1950s for a true commercial application of them to emerge, through Victor Anderson’s Vari-Vue product. Arriving at a time when consumerism, public relations, and pop culture was about to explode, […]

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Key social realist artists

A movement which grew from a desire to represent a more easily recognisable reality, at a time when much of Modern Art was turning abstract, Social Realism built on earlier waves of realist movement and the Ashcan School to create art which documented everyday reality for working class and poor people in Depression-era America. It […]

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