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Words Related to Arts and Crafts - Art Movements: 1901-1945

Here you will learn some English words related to art movements during 1901-1945 such as "art deco", "cubism", and "purism".

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Words Related to Arts and Crafts
cubism
[noun]
an early 20th-century art movement that portrays an object or person in a fragmented form and from different angles simultaneously
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art deco
[noun]
a style of art, popular in 1920s and 1930s, characterized by the frequent use of geometric shapes with distinct borders and strong colors
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ashcan school
[noun]
a group of American realist painters active in the early 20th century who sought to capture the everyday life of the city
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bloomsbury group
[noun]
a group of English writers, intellectuals, and artists active in the early 20th century, who sought to challenge the conventions of the time
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constructivism
[noun]
an art movement originated in Russia that is abstract and aims at depicting modern industrial societies and urban areas
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cubo-futurism
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an artistic style popular in Russia in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of dynamic forms and bright colors
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Dada
[noun]
an early 20th-century movement in art, literature, music, and cinema, renouncing and satirizing artistic and social traditions and highlighting the illogical and absurd as a way of protest
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der blaue reiter
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a group of German Expressionist painters active in the early 20th century, who sought to capture the spiritual essence of nature
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de stijl
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a Dutch artistic movement active in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of abstract forms, geometric shapes, and primary colors
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die brucke
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a German Expressionist art movement active in the early 20th century, which sought to express emotions and feelings through bold colors and forms
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fauvism
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a style of painting that employs vivid colors and depicts objects and figures in a non-naturalistic way, originated in Paris in 1905
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futurism
[noun]
a literary and artistic movement that regarded machinery and technology positively, common in the 1920s and 30s in Italy
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group of seven
[noun]
a group of Canadian landscape painters active in the early 20th century who sought to capture the unique beauty of the Canadian landscape
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modernism
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a style or movement in art, literature, and architecture developed in the beginning of 20th century that greatly differs from ones that are traditional
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neoclassicism
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a style of art, literature, music, or architecture that imitates the style practiced in ancient Greece and Rome
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primitivism
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a genre of art or literature that promotes the idealization of primitive and simplistic values
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orphism
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an artistic style popular in France in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of abstract forms, bright colors, and curved lines
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photo-secession
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a group of American photographers active in the early 20th century who sought to challenge the conventions of photography and create a more artistic style
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purism
[noun]
an artistic style popular in France in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of simplified forms and abstract shapes
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suprematism
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an early 20th-century art movement in Russia that created abstract works using basic geometric shapes in a limited range of colors
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vorticism
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an artistic style popular in England in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of dynamic forms and bold colors
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regionalism
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an American art movement active in the early 20th century, which focused on depicting the everyday life of rural America
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concrete art
[noun]
an artistic style popular in the mid-20th century, characterized by its use of geometric shapes and mathematical principles
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School of Paris
[noun]
a group of modernist painters active in the mid-20th century who sought to capture the vibrancy and energy of the city
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geometric abstraction
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an artistic style popular in the mid-20th century, characterized by its use of geometric shapes and mathematical principles
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neo-romanticism
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an artistic style popular in the mid-20th century, characterized by its use of bold colors and romantic themes
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new objectivity
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an artistic style popular in Germany in the early 20th century, characterized by its use of realism and a detached, unsentimental approach to subject matter
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precisionism
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an American art movement active in the early 20th century, which sought to capture the modern, industrialized world through precise, geometric forms
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social realism
[noun]
an artistic style popular in the mid-20th century, characterized by its use of realism to depict the struggles of the working class and other marginalized people
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socialist realism
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an aesthetic theory that was officially put into practice in communist states, believing that artistic works had a didactic function and should show the public the principles of a socialist state
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surrealism
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a 20th-century style of art and literature in which unrelated events or images are combined in an unusual way to represent the experiences of the mind
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