• Antebellum architecture
    Antebellum architecture (meaning “prewar”, from the Latin ante, “before”, and bellum, […]
  • Plateresque
    Plateresque, meaning “in the manner of a silversmith” (plata being silver in Spanish), was an artistic […]
  • Still life in nineteenth century
    With the rise of the European Academies, most notably the Académie française which held a central role in Academic art, […]
  • Figure painting
    A figure painting is a work of fine art in any of the painting media with the primary subject being the human figure, […]
  • Dada
    Dada or Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, with early centers in […]
  • Regionalism 1925 – 1945
    Movement in American art that focused on local, representational subject-matter Regionalism was the dominant style in […]
  • Baldachin
    A baldachin, or baldaquin (from Italian: baldacchino), is a canopy of state typically placed over an altar or throne. […]
  • Universal design
    Universal design (close relation to inclusive design) refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, […]
  • Intermezzo
    In music, an intermezzo, in the most general sense, is a composition which fits between other musical or dramatic […]
  • Absolute music
    Absolute music (sometimes abstract music) is music that is not explicitly “about” anything; in contrast to […]
  • Imagism
    Imagism was a movement in early 20th-century Anglo-American poetry that favored precision of imagery and clear, sharp […]
  • Indianism
    Indianism is a Brazilian literary and artistic movement that reached its peak during the first stages of Romanticism, […]