284 relations: Aaron Koblin, Abstract art, Abstract expressionism, Academy, Action painting, Actor, Aesthetics, Al Jolson, Albrecht Dürer, Alchemy, Allan Kaprow, André Le Nôtre, André Rieu, Andy Warhol, Animation, Animator, Ansel Adams, Antonio Stradivari, Applied arts, Appropriation (art), Architect, Arne Jacobsen, Art, Art critic, Art Deco, Art history, Art Nouveau, Artisan, Artist's book, Artist-in-residence, Arts by region, Assemblage (art), Astrology, Astronomy, Auguste Rodin, Ballet, Banksy, Bari, Baroque, BBC Radio 4, Bernard Leach, Bill Viola, BioArt, Book illustration, Bridget Riley, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Burhan Doğançay, Business, Calligraphy, Calliope, ..., Caravaggio, Caricature, Carl Barks, Carol Barton, Carolee Schneemann, Cartoon, Ceramic art, Charlie Chaplin, Chemistry, Choir, Choreography, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Chuck Jones, Cicero, Claude Monet, Clio, Collage, Color Field, Colourist painting, Comedy, Comics, Composer, Conceptual art, Craft, Creativity, Csaba Markus, Cubism, Dada, Dan Flavin, Dance, David Em, Décollage, De Re Aedificatoria, Decorative arts, Design, Diego Rivera, Digital art, Discourse, Doll, Donald Judd, Edvard Munch, Edward Albee, Elaine M. Goodwin, Emily Dickinson, Epic poetry, Erato, Eric Gill, Erté, Etching, Euterpe, Expressionism, Fashion design, Fashion illustration, Fauvism, Fiction, Film director, Fine art, Fluxus, Frank Lloyd Wright, Frederick Law Olmsted, Fumage, Genius, Geometric abstraction, George Maciunas, Georges Seurat, Giuseppe Verdi, Glassblowing, Goldsmith, Graphic design, Graphic designer, Greer Lankton, Greta Garbo, Happening, Hard-edge painting, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Matisse, High culture, Hokusai, Honoré Daumier, Horticulture, House of Fabergé, Howard Finster, Humanities, Hunter Cole, Hymn, I. M. Pei, Ikebana, Illustration, Ilya Repin, Impressionism, Industrial design, Innovation, Installation art, Internet art, Isadora Duncan, Jackson Pollock, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Jean-Luc Godard, Jewellery, Jim Henson, Joel Resnicoff, John Constable, John James Audubon, Joni Mitchell, Josef Albers, Joseph Cornell, Kazimir Malevich, Ken Feingold, Kitsch, Landscape architecture, Landscape painting, Leon Battista Alberti, Leonardo da Vinci, Light art, List of painters by name, List of sculptors, Lists of composers, Lists of painters, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Lyric poetry, Lyrics, Mail art, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp, Margot Fonteyn, Mark Rothko, Marlon Brando, Martha Graham, Master craftsman, Mathematics and art, Maya Angelou, Medical illustration, Melpomene, Michelangelo, Miles Davis, Milton Glaser, Mimmo Rotella, Minimalism, Mosaic, Multimedia, Mural, Muses, Music hall, Musical composition, Musical instrument, Musical theatre, Musician, Neo-figurative art, Neo-impressionism, New media art, Non-fiction, Odetta, Op art, Ornithology, Outsider art, Oxford English Dictionary, Pablo Picasso, Painting, Pastoral, Paul Signac, Pejorative, Performance art, Performing arts, Peter Brook, Peter Molyneux, Peter Voulkos, Photography, Piet Mondrian, Playwright, Poetry, Pointillism, Polyhymnia, Pop art, Post-Impressionism, Poster, Pottery, Printmaking, Project, Public speaking, Puppetry, Quentin Blake, Ray Johnson, Realism (arts), Rembrandt, Renaissance, Renaissance art, Rhetoric, Richard Pryor, Robert Edmond Jones, Rococo, Romare Bearden, Rudolf Koch, Sacred, Salvador Dalí, Sōgetsu-ryū, Sculpture, Singing, Social science, Sol LeWitt, Songwriter, Sophocles, Speech, Stand-up comedy, Stephen Sondheim, Street art, Suprematism, Surrealism, Susana Giménez, Technician, Terpsichore, Thalia (Muse), The arts, Theatre, Theatre director, Theo van Doesburg, Tragedy, Typography, Ukiyo-e, Urania, Vaudeville, Vedette (cabaret), Verónica Ruiz de Velasco, Video art, Video game design, Vincent van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, Visual arts, Visual effects, Wassily Kandinsky, Will Eisner, Willem de Kooning, William Shakespeare, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Yves Saint Laurent (designer). Expand index (234 more) » « Shrink index
Aaron Koblin (born January 14, 1982) is an American digital media artist and entrepreneur best known for his innovative use of data visualization and his pioneering work in crowdsourcing, virtual reality, and interactive film.
Abstract art uses a visual language of shape, form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world.
Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York in the 1940s.
An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership.
Action painting, sometimes called "gestural abstraction", is a style of painting in which paint is spontaneously dribbled, splashed or smeared onto the canvas, rather than being carefully applied.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.
Al or Albert Jolson (born Asa Yoelson; May 26, c.1886 – October 23, 1950) was an American singer, comedian, and stage and film actor.
Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528)Müller, Peter O. (1993) Substantiv-Derivation in Den Schriften Albrecht Dürers, Walter de Gruyter.
Alchemy is a philosophical and protoscientific tradition practiced throughout Europe, Africa, Brazil and Asia.
Allan Kaprow (August 23, 1927 – April 5, 2006) was an American painter, assemblagist and a pioneer in establishing the concepts of performance art.
André Le Nôtre (12 March 1613 – 15 September 1700), originally rendered as André Le Nostre, was a French landscape architect and the principal gardener of King Louis XIV of France.
André Léon Marie Nicolas Rieu (born 1 October 1949) is a Dutch violinist and conductor best known for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss Orchestra.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
An animator is an artist who creates multiple images, known as frames, which give an illusion of movement called animation when displayed in rapid sequence.
Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American photographer and environmentalist.
Antonio Stradivari; (1644 – December 18, 1737) was an Italian luthier and a crafter of string instruments such as violins, cellos, guitars, violas and harps.
The applied arts are the application of design and decoration to everyday objects to make them aesthetically pleasing.
Appropriation in art is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them.
An architect is a person who plans, designs, and reviews the construction of buildings.
Arne Emil Jacobsen, Hon. FAIA (11 February 1902 – 24 March 1971) was a Danish architect and designer.
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
An art critic is a person who is specialized in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating art.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Art history is the study of objects of art in their historical development and stylistic contexts; that is genre, design, format, and style.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
An artisan (from artisan, artigiano) is a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative, for example furniture, decorative arts, sculptures, clothing, jewellery, food items, household items and tools or even mechanisms such as the handmade clockwork movement of a watchmaker.
Artists' books (or book arts) are works of art that utilize the form of the book.
Artist-in-residence programs and other residency opportunities exist to invite artists, academicians, curators, to reside within the premises of an institution.
Arts by region.
Assemblage is an artistic form or medium usually created on a defined substrate that consists of three-dimensional elements projecting out of or from the substrate.
Astrology is the study of the movements and relative positions of celestial objects as a means for divining information about human affairs and terrestrial events.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
François Auguste René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917), known as Auguste Rodin, was a French sculptor.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director.
Bari (Barese: Bare; Barium; translit) is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Bari and of the Apulia region, on the Adriatic Sea, in southern Italy.
The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.
BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Bernard Howell Leach (5 January 1887 – 6 May 1979), was a British studio potter and art teacher.
Bill Viola (born 1951) is a contemporary video artist whose artistic expression depends upon electronic, sound, and image technology in New Media.
BioArt is an art practice where humans work with live tissues, bacteria, living organisms, and life processes.
The illustration of manuscript books was well established in ancient times, and the tradition of the illuminated manuscript thrived in the West until the invention of printing.
Bridget Louise Riley (born 24 April 1931) is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of Op art.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is a unit of the United States Department of Labor.
Burhan C. Doğançay (11 September 1929 – 16 January 2013) was a Turkish-American artist.
Business is the activity of making one's living or making money by producing or buying and selling products (goods and services).
Calligraphy (from Greek: καλλιγραφία) is a visual art related to writing.
In Greek mythology, Calliope (Καλλιόπη, Kalliopē "beautiful-voiced") is the muse who presides over eloquence and epic poetry; so called from the ecstatic harmony of her voice.
Michelangelo Merisi (Michele Angelo Merigi or Amerighi) da Caravaggio (28 September 1571 – 18 July 1610) was an Italian painter active in Rome, Naples, Malta, and Sicily from the early 1590s to 1610.
A caricature is a rendered image showing the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way through sketching, pencil strokes, or through other artistic drawings.
Carl Barks (March 27, 1901 – August 25, 2000) was an American cartoonist, author, and painter.
Carol Barton (born 3 June 1954) is a book artist, paper engineer, curator, and educator.
Carolee Schneemann (born October 12, 1939) is an American visual artist, known for her discourses on the body, sexuality and gender.
A cartoon is a type of illustration, possibly animated, typically in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style.
Ceramic art is art made from ceramic materials, including clay.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
Choreography is the art or practice of designing sequences of movements of physical bodies (or their depictions) in which motion, form, or both are specified.
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude are a married couple who created environmental works of art.
Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones (September 21, 1912 – February 22, 2002) was an American animator, filmmaker, cartoonist, author, artist, and screenwriter, best known for his work with Warner Bros. Cartoons on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies shorts.
Marcus Tullius Cicero (3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman statesman, orator, lawyer and philosopher, who served as consul in the year 63 BC.
Oscar-Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting.
In Greek mythology, Clio (or, more rarely,; Κλειώ, Kleiṓ; "made famous" or "to make famous"), also spelled Kleio, is the muse of history, or in a few mythological accounts, the muse of lyre playing.
Collage (from the coller., "to glue") is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole.
Color Field painting is a style of abstract painting that emerged in New York City during the 1940s and 1950s.
Colourist painting is characterised by the use of intense colour, which becomes the dominant feature of the resultant work of art, more important than its other qualities.
In a modern sense, comedy (from the κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, stand-up comedy, or any other medium of entertainment.
a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.
A composer (Latin ''compōnō''; literally "one who puts together") is a musician who is an author of music in any form, including vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music, electronic music, and music which combines multiple forms.
Conceptual art, sometimes simply called conceptualism, is art in which the concept(s) or idea(s) involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic, technical, and material concerns.
A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work.
Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed.
Csaba Markus (born January 26, 1953) is a Hungarian born American artist, painter, sculptor and publisher.
Cubism is an early-20th-century art movement which brought European painting and sculpture historically forward toward 20th century Modern art.
Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in Zürich, Switzerland, at the Cabaret Voltaire (circa 1916); New York Dada began circa 1915, and after 1920 Dada flourished in Paris.
Dan Flavin (April 1, 1933 – November 29, 1996) was an American minimalist artist famous for creating sculptural objects and installations from commercially available fluorescent light fixtures.
Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.
David Em (born 1952) is an American artist.
Décollage, in art, is the opposite of collage; instead of an image being built up of all or parts of existing images, it is created by cutting, tearing away or otherwise removing, pieces of an original image.
De re aedificatoria (On the Art of Building) is a classic architectural treatise written by Leon Battista Alberti between 1443 and 1452.
The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional.
Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns).
Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957) was a prominent Mexican painter.
Digital art is an artistic work or practice that uses digital technology as an essential part of the creative or presentation process.
Discourse (from Latin discursus, "running to and from") denotes written and spoken communications.
A doll is a model of a human being, often used as a toy for children.
Donald Judd (June 3, 1928February 12, 1994) was an American artist associated with minimalism (a term he nonetheless stridently disavowed).
Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century.
Edward Franklin Albee III (March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), and A Delicate Balance (1966).
Elaine M. Goodwin is a British author and mosaic artist.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.
An epic poem, epic, epos, or epopee is a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily involving a time beyond living memory in which occurred the extraordinary doings of the extraordinary men and women who, in dealings with the gods or other superhuman forces, gave shape to the moral universe that their descendants, the poet and his audience, must understand to understand themselves as a people or nation.
In Greek mythology, Erato (Ancient Greek: Ἐρατώ) is one of the Greek Muses.
Arthur Eric Rowton Gill (22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement.
Romain de Tirtoff (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials.
Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal.
In Greek mythology, Euterpe (/juːˈtɜːrpiː/; Greek: Eὐτέρπη, Greek pronunciation: , Ancient Greek: ; "rejoicing well" or "delight" from Ancient Greek εὖ 'well' + τέρπειν terpein 'to please') was the one of the Muses, presiding over music.
Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century.
Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories.
Fashion Illustration is the art of communicating fashion ideas in a visual form that originates with illustration, drawing and painting and also known as Fashion sketching.
Fauvism is the style of les Fauves (French for "the wild beasts"), a group of early twentieth-century modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism.
Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.
Fluxus is an international and interdisciplinary group of artists, composers, designers and poets that took shape in the 1960s and 1970s.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Frederick Law Olmsted (April 26, 1822 – August 28, 1903) was an American landscape architect, journalist, social critic, and public administrator.
Fumage is a surrealist art technique popularized by Wolfgang Paalen in which impressions are made by the smoke of a candle or kerosene lamp on a piece of paper or canvas.
A genius is a person who displays exceptional intellectual ability, creative productivity, universality in genres or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of new advances in a domain of knowledge.
Geometric abstraction is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes, though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions.
George Maciunas (Jurgis Mačiūnas; November 8, 1931 – May 9, 1978) was a Lithuanian American artist.
Georges-Pierre Seurat (2 December 1859 – 29 March 1891) was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian opera composer.
Glassblowing is a glassforming technique that involves inflating molten glass into a bubble (or parison), with the aid of a blowpipe (or blow tube).
A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals.
Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving through the use of typography, photography and illustration.
A graphic designer is a professional within the graphic design and graphic arts industry who assembles together images, typography, or motion graphics to create a piece of design.
Greer Lankton (April 21, 1958 – November 18, 1996) was an American artist known for creating lifelike, sewn dolls that were often modeled on friends and celebrities and posed in elaborate theatrical settings.
Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson; 18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish film actress during the 1920s and 1930s.
A happening is a performance, event, or situation meant to be considered art, usually as performance art.
Hard-edge painting is painting in which abrupt transitions are found between color areas.
Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901), also known as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was a French painter, printmaker, draughtsman, caricaturist, and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatrical life of Paris in the late 19th century allowed him to produce a collection of enticing, elegant, and provocative images of the modern, sometimes decadent, affairs of those times.
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
High culture encompasses the cultural products of aesthetic value, which a society collectively esteem as exemplary art.
was a Japanese artist, ukiyo-e painter and printmaker of the Edo period.
Honoré-Victorin Daumier (February 26, 1808February 10, 1879) was a French printmaker, caricaturist, painter, and sculptor, whose many works offer commentary on social and political life in France in the 19th century.
Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants (fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar).
The House of Fabergé (Russian: Дом Фаберже) is a jewellery firm founded in 1842 in St. Petersburg, Imperial Russia, by Gustav Faberge, using the accented name "Fabergé".
Howard Finster (December 2, 1916 – October 22, 2001) was an American artist and Baptist minister from Georgia.
Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture.
Hunter Cole is an artist and geneticist.
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA – website of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (born 26 April 1917), commonly known as I. M.
is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
An illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in published media, such as posters, flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, animations, video games and films.
Ilya Yefimovich Repin (p; Ilja Jefimovitš Repin; r; – 29 September 1930) was a Russian realist painter.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
Industrial design is a process of design applied to products that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.
Innovation can be defined simply as a "new idea, device or method".
Installation art is an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that often are site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space.
Internet art (often referred to as net art) is a form of digital artwork distributed via the Internet.
Angela Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 or May 27, 1878 – September 14, 1927) was an American dancer who performed to acclaim throughout Europe.
Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956) was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
Jean-Antoine Watteau (baptised October 10, 1684 – died July 18, 1721),Wine, Humphrey, and Annie Scottez-De Wambrechies.
Jean-Luc Godard (born 3 December 1930) is a French-Swiss film director, screenwriter and film critic.
Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.
James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, and filmmaker who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets.
Joel Hirsch Resnicoff (October 23, 1948 – December 28, 1986) was an American artist and fashion illustrator, who incorporated expressionistic art into commercial fashion illustrations, stating his belief that "commercial art is the art of the century." The Manhattan Catalog, April 1980, p15.
John Constable, (11 June 1776 – 31 March 1837) was an English landscape painter in the naturalistic tradition.
John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter.
Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell, CC (née Anderson; born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Josef Albers (March 19, 1888March 25, 1976) was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of modern art education programs of the twentieth century.
Joseph Cornell (December 24, 1903 – December 29, 1972) was an American artist and film maker, one of the pioneers and most celebrated exponents of assemblage.
Kazimir Severinovich Malevich (// ЦГИАК Украины, ф. 1268, оп. 1, д. 26, л. 13об—14.–May 15, 1935) was a Russian avant-garde artist and art theorist, whose pioneering work and writing had a profound influence on the development of non-objective, or abstract art, in the 20th century.
Kenneth Feingold (USA, 1952 -) is a contemporary American artist based in New York.
Kitsch (loanword from German), also called cheesiness or tackiness, is art or other objects that appeal to popular rather than high art tastes.
Landscape architecture is the design of outdoor areas, landmarks, and structures to achieve environmental, social-behavioural, or aesthetic outcomes.
Landscape painting, also known as landscape art, is the depiction of landscapes in art – natural scenery such as mountains, valleys, trees, rivers, and forests, especially where the main subject is a wide view – with its elements arranged into a coherent composition.
Leon Battista Alberti (February 14, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man.
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (15 April 14522 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, was an Italian polymath of the Renaissance, whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography.
Light art or luminism is an applied art form in which light is the main medium of expression.
The following list of painters by name includes over 3,100 painters from all ages and parts of the world.
This is a list of sculptors – notable people who are known for their three-dimensional artistic creations (this can include artists who use sound and light).
This is a list of lists of composers grouped by various criteria.
These are lists of painters.
Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass.
Lyric poetry is a formal type of poetry which expresses personal emotions or feelings, typically spoken in the first person.
Lyrics are words that make up a song usually consisting of verses and choruses.
Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is a populist artistic movement centered on sending small scale works through the postal service.
Man Ray (born Emmanuel Radnitzky; August 27, 1890 – November 18, 1976) was an American visual artist who spent most of his career in France.
Henri-Robert-Marcel Duchamp (28 July 1887 – 2 October 1968) was a French-American painter, sculptor, chess player and writer whose work is associated with Cubism, conceptual art, and Dada, although he was careful about his use of the term Dada and was not directly associated with Dada groups.
Dame Margot Fonteyn, DBE (18 May 191921 February 1991), stage name of Margaret Evelyn de Arias was an English ballerina.
Mark Rothko, born Markus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz (Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич, Markuss Rotkovičs; September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970), was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent.
Marlon Brando Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor and film director.
Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer.
A master craftsman or master tradesman (sometimes called only master or grandmaster) was a member of a guild.
Mathematics and art are related in a variety of ways.
Maya Angelou (born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist.
A medical illustration is a form of biological illustration that helps to record and disseminate medical, anatomical, and related knowledge.
Melpomene (Μελπομένη; "to sing" or "the one that is melodious"), initially the Muse of Chorus, she then became the Muse of Tragedy, for which she is best known now.
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
Milton Glaser (born June 26, 1929) is an American graphic designer.
Domenico "Mimmo" Rotella, (Catanzaro, 7 October 1918 – Milan, 8 January 2006), was an Italian artist considered an important figure in post-war European art.
In visual arts, music, and other mediums, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s.
A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.
Multimedia is content that uses a combination of different content forms such as text, audio, images, animations, video and interactive content.
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface.
The Muses (/ˈmjuːzɪz/; Ancient Greek: Μοῦσαι, Moũsai) are the inspirational goddesses of literature, science, and the arts in Greek mythology.
Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.
Musical composition can refer to an original piece of music, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or piece of music.
A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.
Neo-figurative art describes an expressionist revival in modern form of figurative art.
Neo-Impressionism is a term coined by French art critic Félix Fénéon in 1886 to describe an art movement founded by Georges Seurat.
New media art refers to artworks created with new media technologies, including digital art, computer graphics, computer animation, virtual art, Internet art, interactive art, video games, computer robotics, 3D printing, cyborg art and art as biotechnology.
Non-fiction or nonfiction is content (sometimes, in the form of a story) whose creator, in good faith, assumes responsibility for the truth or accuracy of the events, people, or information presented.
Odetta Holmes (December 31, 1930 – December 2, 2008), known as Odetta, was an American singer, actress, guitarist, lyricist, and a civil and human rights activist, often referred to as "The Voice of the Civil Rights Movement".
Op art, short for optical art, is a style of visual art that uses optical illusions.
Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds.
Outsider art is art by self-taught or naïve art makers.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a solid surface (support base).
A pastoral lifestyle (see pastoralism) is that of shepherds herding livestock around open areas of land according to seasons and the changing availability of water and pasture.
Paul Victor Jules Signac (11 November 1863 – 15 August 1935) was a French Neo-Impressionist painter who, working with Georges Seurat, helped develop the Pointillist style.
A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something.
Performance art is a performance presented to an audience within a fine art context, traditionally interdisciplinary.
Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.
Peter Stephen Paul Brook, CH, CBE (born 21 March 1925) is an English theatre and film director who has been based in France since the early 1970s.
Peter Douglas Molyneux, OBE (born 5 May 1959) is an English video game designer and programmer.
Peter Voulkos (popular name of Panagiotis Voulkos; January 29, 1924 – February 16, 2002) was an American artist of Greek descent.
Photography is the science, art, application and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film.
Pieter Cornelis "Piet" Mondriaan, after 1906 Mondrian (later; 7 March 1872 – 1 February 1944), was a Dutch painter and theoretician who is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, "making") is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
Pointillism is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image.
Polyhymnia (Πολυύμνια; "the one of many hymns"), also spelt Polymnia (Πολύμνια) was in Greek mythology the Muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn, dance, and eloquence as well as agriculture and pantomime.
Pop art is an art movement that emerged in Britain and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s.
Post-Impressionism (also spelled Postimpressionism) is a predominantly French art movement that developed roughly between 1886 and 1905, from the last Impressionist exhibition to the birth of Fauvism.
A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface.
Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up pottery wares, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.
Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.
Contemporary business and science treat as a project any undertaking, carried out individually or collaboratively and possibly involving research or design, that is carefully planned (usually by a project team) to achieve a particular aim.
Public speaking (also called oratory or oration) is the process or act of performing a speech to a live audience.
Puppetry is a form of theatre or performance that involves the manipulation of puppets – inanimate objects, often resembling some type of human or animal figure, that are animated or manipulated by a human called a puppeteer.
Sir Quentin Saxby Blake, CBE, FCSD, FRSL, RDI (born 16 December 1932) is an English cartoonist, illustrator and children's writer.
Raymond Edward "Ray" Johnson (October 16, 1927 – January 13, 1995) was an American artist.
Realism, sometimes called naturalism, in the arts is generally the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, or implausible, exotic, and supernatural elements.
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (15 July 1606 – 4 October 1669) was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker.
The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.
Contributions to painting and architecture have been especially rich.
Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.
Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor (December 1, 1940 – December 10, 2005) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic.
Robert Edmond "Bobby" Jones (December 12, 1887 – November 26, 1954) was an American scenic, lighting, and costume designer.
Rococo, less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", was an exuberantly decorative 18th-century European style which was the final expression of the baroque movement.
Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 – March 12, 1988) was an African-American artist.
Rudolf Koch (20 November 1876 – 9 April 1934) was a German type designer.
Sacred means revered due to sanctity and is generally the state of being perceived by religious individuals as associated with divinity and considered worthy of spiritual respect or devotion; or inspiring awe or reverence among believers.
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquess of Dalí de Púbol (11 May 190423 January 1989), known professionally as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.
is a school of Ikebana, or Japanese floral art.
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
Solomon "Sol" LeWitt (September 9, 1928 – April 8, 2007) was an American artist linked to various movements, including Conceptual art and Minimalism.
A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.
Sophocles (Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs,; 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC)Sommerstein (2002), p. 41.
Speech is the vocalized form of communication used by humans and some animals, which is based upon the syntactic combination of items drawn from the lexicon.
Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim (born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for more than a half-century of contributions to musical theater.
Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues.
Suprematism (Супремати́зм) is an art movement, focused on basic geometric forms, such as circles, squares, lines, and rectangles, painted in a limited range of colors.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
María Susana Giménez Aubert (born January 29, 1944, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine TV host, actress, model and businesswoman.
A technician is a worker in a field of technology who is proficient in the relevant skill and technique, with a relatively practical understanding of the theoretical principles.
In Greek mythology, Terpsichore (Τερψιχόρη) "delight in dancing" was one of the nine Muses and goddess of dance and chorus.
Thalia (Θάλεια, Θαλία; "the joyous, the flourishing", from θάλλειν, thállein; "to flourish, to be verdant"), also spelled Thaleia, was the goddess who presided over comedy and idyllic poetry.
The arts refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
A theatre director or stage director is an instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.
Theo van Doesburg (30 August 1883 – 7 March 1931) was a Dutch artist, who practiced painting, writing, poetry and architecture.
Tragedy (from the τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences.
Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed.
Ukiyo-e is a genre of Japanese art which flourished from the 17th through 19th centuries.
Urania (Οὐρανία, Ourania; meaning "heavenly" or "of heaven") was, in Greek mythology, the muse of astronomy.
Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.
A vedette is the main female artist of a show derived from cabaret and its genres (revue, vaudeville, music hall or burlesque).
Veronica Ruiz de Velasco (born 1968 in México D.F.) is a neo-figurative painter of Mexican origin living in the United States.
Video art is an art form which relies on using video technology as a visual and audio medium.
Video game design is the process of designing the content and rules of a video game in the pre-production stage and designing the gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters in the production stage.
Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 185329 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art.
Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 188228 March 1941) was an English writer, who is considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Visual Effects (abbreviated VFX) is the process by which imagery is created or manipulated outside the context of a live action shot in film making.
Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky (Vasily Vasilyevich Kandinsky) (– 13 December 1944) was a Russian painter and art theorist.
William Erwin "Will" Eisner (March 6, 1917 – January 3, 2005) was an American cartoonist, writer, and entrepreneur.
Willem de Kooning (April 24, 1904 – March 19, 1997) was a Dutch abstract expressionist artist.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent (1 August 1936 – 1 June 2008), professionally known as Yves Saint-Laurent, was a French fashion designer who, in 1961, founded his eponymous fashion label.