Famous Art Movements Throughout History

Famous Art Movements Throughout History

Art movements are defined as the cumulative titles given to a collection of artwork, with similar artistic styles, ideas and technical approach towards their work. Though there can be divergent singular thought processes, the overall conceptualisation remains the same. There is no hard and fast rule that defines an Art Movement. Artists from one art movement can have a variety of principles they adhere to and can personally be as different as different art movements are. 

Art movements are coined for historical relevance and convenience. By grouping artists from a similar time period, their artistic context and technical excellence can be studied. All throughout history, artists have resorted to using all sorts of media and styles to showcase their ideologies and philosophies and labelling them can be reductive in a sense. 

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