Major art styles - movements. Links to documentation on our blog for each style

Each art style is documented, with a basic description of the style, with references to the major artists of the style or movement.

Art Deco  more

Art Nouveau   more

Arte Povera  more

Barbizon school  more

Baroque   more

Bauhaus  more

Blaue Reiter  more

Classicism  more

Cubism more

Dada   more

Expressionism more

Fauvism more

Flemish Primitives  more

Fontainebleau school  more

Futurism   more

Impressionism more

Lyric Abstraction  more

Mannerism  more

Nabis more

New Objectivity more

New Realism more

Op-art more

Pointillism more

Pop-Art  more

 Pre-Raphaelism more

Renaissance more

Romanticism more

Suprematism   more

Surrealism more

Symbolism more

An artistic movement or artistic movement is a group of artists and works art with a common aesthetic. 
The art historians generally use the notion of movement when the group associated with it invokes a theoretical corpus clearly defined as obvious. 
The term "current" is less clear since it is used as an analytical tool, most often post a period to designate trends (or stylistic approaches). 
A current can be defined by the artists themselves or be designated by people external to art ( journalists , historians, etc.) as a corpus of artists spontaneously having the same type of practice.
( reference to Wikipedia )