Art -isms

Guess the art related -isms based on the clues.
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Last updated: October 13, 2012
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Small dots of primary colour form the image
Pointillism
Non-figurative; emotional intensity
Abstract Expressionism
Depiction of subjects without embellishment
Realism
A branch of cubism; bright colour; abstraction
Orphism
Influential in revolutionary Russia; machinery plays a role
Constructivism
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Pure, contrasting colours painted in block areas
Fauvism
The canvas displays the artist's emotion, not the real world
Expressionism
Also known as 'anti-anti-art'; opposes conceptual art
Stuckism
Short-lived British movement; harsh and angular
Vorticism
Subjects are painted from sevaral angles simultaneously
Cubism
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Free of decoration and emotion
Minimalism
A generic term for contemporary work
Post-Modernism
Bright colours and dramatic movement; opposes harmony
Mannerism
Glorifies modernity
Futurism
Unnerving and impossible scenarios depicted
Surrealism
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Elevated emotion such as fear, victory, true love; political scenes
Romanticism
Took inspiration from ancient Greece and Rome
Neo-Classicism
Takes inspiration from non-Western and prehistoric peoples
Primitivism
Relationship between light and colour; free brushstrokes
Impressionism
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Level 32
Oct 13, 2012
Awesome.
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Level 16
Oct 14, 2012
art quizzes are on the rise, just recently submitted a similar one myself. A couple of weird choices in there in detriment of some other obvious ones make this challenging even for an art student. well done.