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How Did the Impressionist Movement Develop?

How Did the Impressionist Movement Develop? | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
A group of French painters gathered in April of 1874 with a goal of launching a movement that would defy the present structure of producing and exhibiting art.
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Remembering the Birthday of Impressionist Artist Claude Monet!

Remembering the Birthday of Impressionist Artist Claude Monet! | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Happy Birthday to Claude Monet, one of the most iconic artists in the history of all time! We at Artsnapper love the work of  Monet, and so we would like to take the opportunity to wish him a happy…. 173rd birthday!
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What The New York Armory Taught Me About The Art Market

What The New York Armory Taught Me About The Art Market | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Eingang zur N.Y.C Armory Show, 69th Regiment Armory, New York City (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   The New York Armory and the Art Market   I had never visited The New York Armory until yesterday.  It is one of the main hubs of the contemporary art...
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Jason Mecier Makes Art that is Trashy, Addictive and Political

Jason Mecier Makes Art that is Trashy, Addictive and Political | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Trashy Art   Jason Mecier has guts. Not only does he make his art out of non-traditional materials, which is risky enough as it is, he also tends to make things that are a bit controversial in terms of pop culture.This past April, Mecier made...
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Pop Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Pop Art

Pop Art Movement: A Visual Guide to Pop Art | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
In the 1950s and 60s Pop Art emerged in response to the growing presence mass media and changing artistic values.
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Guernica by Pablo Picasso: His Vision of the Horrific Guernica Bombing

Guernica by Pablo Picasso: His Vision of the Horrific Guernica Bombing | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Artist: Pablo Picasso Title: Guernica, June 1937 Movement: Cubism Location: Museum Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain   Background of Guernica     Guernica (properly pronounced “Gernika” if you ask someone from Spain) is a small Basque Catholic town in...
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Happy Birthday To N.C. Wyeth and American Artist - Artsnapper

Happy Birthday To N.C. Wyeth and American Artist - Artsnapper | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Doing a little research on N.C. Wyeth actually ended up being an interesting experience because it got me to thinking about American art, and how it deserve
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5 Artworks by Gustav Klimt You Have To See

5 Artworks by Gustav Klimt You Have To See | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Last week I share with you the reason why Hope II by Gustav Klimt was the first painting I ever fell in love with. This week I want to share with you why Gustav Klimt is one of the greatest artist and five of his artworks you have to see.
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9 Lifelike Sculptures That Will Be Sure To Fool You

9 Lifelike Sculptures That Will Be Sure To Fool You | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
In the past we have written about artists who paint photographs also known as Hyperrealism. We even highlighted some of my favorite hyperrealist artists such as Alyssa Monks and Paul Cadden.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Was Breast Cancer Depicted in Rubens Paintings?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Was Breast Cancer Depicted in Rubens Paintings? | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month in the United States.
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Why Paris at the Turn of the Century is so Important to Art and Why I Chose it As My Thesis

Why Paris at the Turn of the Century is so Important to Art and Why I Chose it As My Thesis | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
So I’m a senior in college and for some insane reason decided that I wanted to write an Honors Senior Thesis—I honestly still wonder daily why on earth I signed up for this.
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Street Artist Escif Creates Murals That Contain Humor and Purpose

Street Artist Escif Creates Murals That Contain Humor and Purpose | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Street artist Escif hails from Valencia, Spain but has been gaining world exposure with his tongue-in-cheek murals that display political, economical and social issues.
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#Nofilter: The Only Acceptable Filter for Works of Art

#Nofilter: The Only Acceptable Filter for Works of Art | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
#Nofilter: The Only Acceptable Filter for Works of Art   You know that moment when you’re standing somewhere—such as an art museum or a restaurant—and you look up and notice that people are taking pictures of a painting or sculpture or of their food?
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The Universal Exposition: The Olympics of Culture

The Universal Exposition: The Olympics of Culture | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
  Dynamic Innovations in Architecture, Art, and Design   Do you have plans for a vacation any time from May 1st-October 31st 2015 yet? If not, you should plan on going to Milan.
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Celebrating American Modernist Georgia O’Keeffe – Happy Birthday!

Celebrating American Modernist Georgia O’Keeffe – Happy Birthday! | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
It’s a big birthday month for artists– yesterday we celebrated Claude Monet’s birthday, but today we’re lighting candles of Georgia O’Keeffe, a very different kind of artist.
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VIDEO: Kenny Scharf Shares His Thoughts About “Art For Everyone”

VIDEO: Kenny Scharf Shares His Thoughts About “Art For Everyone” | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
    Kenny Scharf and Art for Everyone   We love Kenny Scharf because his philosophy about ART is that it is for everyone.
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Happy Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served by Making Art

Happy Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served by Making Art | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Happy Veterans Day, everybody! We here at Artsnapper would like to take this opportunity to thank all the brave men and women in the United States that have fought for our freedom. We are very grateful for your service.
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The Magnificent Snow Sculptures from The Sapporo Snow Festival

The Magnificent Snow Sculptures from The Sapporo Snow Festival | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
We have all heard of ice sculptures, sure, but have you heard of snow sculptures? Well they are breathtaking. More importantly, every year, there is a Snow Festival, The Sapporo Snow Festival.
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18 Signs that Art is Your Life

18 Signs that Art is Your Life | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Art is still perceived to be esoteric and elitist and for this reason many people do not participate in art related activities.
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Graffiti Artist Tec Paints Crawling Art in the Streets of São Paulo

Graffiti Artist Tec Paints Crawling Art in the Streets of São Paulo | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Graffiti artist Tec who is a founding member of FASE, a multidisciplinary art, design and music collective, has been taking over the streets of São Paulo. He has been painting massive works of art of crawling animals and people.
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6 Disney Characters Show Us The Misfortunes That Our Current Society Faces

6 Disney Characters Show Us The Misfortunes That Our Current Society Faces | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
The ripple effect of the financial crisis still being felt by many. The anguish that it has caused has tough us many things about a society that its fueled by greed, consumption and decadence.
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Hope II by Gustav Klimt, the First Painting I Truly Fell in Love With

Hope II by Gustav Klimt, the First Painting I Truly Fell in Love With | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
I was fifteen when I first saw a Gustav Klimt painting.  I managed to drag my parents and three brothers to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on our hectic two-day trip to New York (anyone who knows anything about the MoMA knows that this is a bad...
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10 Famous Artworks Remixed With Emojis

10 Famous Artworks Remixed With Emojis | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
The other day I couldn’t sleep and while surfing the internet, I stumbled upon a website that takes famous pieces of artwork and replicates them using emojis. I couldn’t not stop laughing after seeing some them.
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VIDEO: Stencil by Street Artist ABOVE, Shines During the Night

VIDEO: Stencil by Street Artist ABOVE, Shines During the Night | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
After searching for more than seven months for a fixed shadow that was positioned perfectly against a wall, street artist ABOVE found one in the streets of London. You might be asking why?
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Nick Gentry Makes Social Art From the Obsolete (Video)

Nick Gentry Makes Social Art From the Obsolete (Video) | Cris Val's Favorite Art Topics | Scoop.it
Many people forget that humankind has been making art for it’s entire history, so in that respect making art is nothing out of the ordinary and inspiration should therefore be instinctive – Nick Gentry   Social Art from the Obsolete   Nick Gentry...
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