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The Scream

Art history; General art history

Famous painting by Edvard Munch, painted in 1895 and depicting modern human anxiety. The painting is recognized worldwide and is currently a symbol of pop culture. It was sold at auction for ...

postcolonial art

Art history; General art history

Art produced in response to the aftermath of colonial rule, frequently addressing issues of national and cultural identity, race and ethnicity. Frantz Fanon provided a theoretical framework for ...

post-impressionism

Art history; General art history

Umbrella term to describe changes in Impressionism from about 1886, date of last Impressionist group show in Paris. Best confined to the four major figures who developed and extended Impressionism in ...

postmodernism

Art history; General art history

Term used from about 1970 to describe changes seen to take place in Western society and culture from the 1960s on. These changes arose from anti-authoritarian challenges to the prevailing orthodoxies ...

Pre-Raphaelite

Art history; General art history

Secret society of young artists (and one writer) founded in London in 1848. Name Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood referred to their opposition to Royal Academy's promotion of Renaissance master Raphael as ...

primitivism

Art history; General art history

Term used to describe the fascination of early modern European artists with what was then called primitive art. This included tribal art from Africa, the South Pacific and Indonesia, as well as ...

print

Art history; General art history

An impression made by any method involving transfer from one surface to another.

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