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From Pre-Raphaelites to Bauhaus. How 11 art movements got their names
As anyone who has read an art history syllabus knows that the history of modern art has been dominated by groups of like-minded artists with specific aims or approaches, otherwise known as art movements. Since the late 19th century, a quick succession of radically experimental groups has responded to rapidly changing social, political, and cultural climates – leading to the formation of dozens…
Marcel Duchamp’s quotes about chess beauty, art as a drug, and cunning of language
It is difficult to measure the significance of art in Marcel Duchamp`s life. At first glance, he was much more interested in the complicated chess matches... and life itself. However, he talked a lot about art, wrote articles and essays, gave lectures in the universities. Sometimes his statements and conclusions were controversial and even shocking. The artist often compared art to chess, and…