Are you searching for modern art oil painting on canvas? Read on to learn more about the many Modern Art movements and the artists who changed the face of art.
The Modern Art Movement spans the period of 1860 to 1970. It represents a pivotal moment in the history of art which is completely different to anything preceding it. The period post-1970 is more generally known as contemporary or post-modern.
The loose brushstrokes of Monet's Sunrise challenged classical and religious art which preceded it and particularly classic landscape paintings. It was from Sunrise that the Impressionist Art Movement was born and which, for the first time, gave artists permission to cast aside the preconceptions of the past and the opportunity to discover real artistic freedom.
Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, Henri Matisse and Wassily Kandinsky are some of the most important modern art movement artists who are acknowledged to have been instrumental in the development of major Modern Art Movements.
A Modern Art Movements list from the period 1860 to 1970 reads as follows: Impressionism, Symbolism, Les Nabis, Post-Impressionism, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Fauvism, Expressionism, Cubism, Suprematism, Dada, Constructivism, Abstract Expressionism, Color Field Painting
Each Modern Art Movement influenced the next and most artists experimented with several movements.
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