Art During The United States And Europe Essay

1631 Words Dec 27th, 2015 7 Pages
Some art goes slightly glanced at, seen at the surface level as just art rather than what it is and why it’s like that. Most art even finds itself largely taken for granted, being a large part of our lives. We live in a world made up of and by art, for instance, all around us we see paintings, architecture, sculpture, fashion, and even technology. However what is art really? How did it become such a big part of our lives? And what would our lives be without it? This research is to find out not only the answers to those questions, but to also dive deeper into art and its history. To find out about the history of art in the United States and Europe how they correlate and how they have impacted the society we live in today. There are several different kinds of art movements Baroque and Rococo, Neoclassical, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Late Impressionism, Post Impressionism, Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism and Dadaism, Abstract Expressionism, and Pop/Op Art. The art after the Renaissance was Baroque and Rococo art that was largely seen in architecture. Baroque art was created in the 1600s to be stylish and artistic, however it wasn’t until it began to evolve into Rococo art that it became colorful, ornamental, and lighthearted. As both Early America and Europe reached the 18th century paintings, sculpture, and architecture reached a Neoclassical period, in which art became pushed by archeology and new artifacts that gave influence to more…

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