Art Movements

Discover the art movements at the forefront of the contemporary art world. Learn about the most influential art movements throughout history along with the artists who pioneered them. Ranging from photography to painting, from sculpture to installation, find art movements that shine a light on some of the most exciting emerging and established artists working today.

Top Art Movements

Explore some of the most popular and enduring art movements of recent times. From the lasting reign of abstract expressionism, to the constant innovations of pop art, art movements are forever driven by a fresh outlook, original processes and new approaches. Follow our Guide to the Feminist Art Movement and discover contemporary feminist artists to watch, whilst learning at the history of feminist art throughout the decades.

Art Movements you won’t want to miss

Living through one of the most pivotal points in recent history for the future of the arts, find out how times of difficulty have actually fuelled groundbreaking art movements in the past. Art of Adversity: 5 Art Movements which Emerged During Times of Difficulty engages with the realities of the present day whilst highlighting the events that led to movements such as the Renaissance, dadaism, social realism and more. Discover the art movements at the forefront of the contemporary art world. Learn about the most influential art movements throughout history along with the artists who pioneered them. Ranging from photography to painting, from sculpture to installation, find art movements that shine a light on some of the most exciting emerging and established artists working today.

Top Art Movements

Explore some of the most popular and enduring art movements of recent times. From the lasting reign of abstract expressionism to the constant innovations of pop art, art movements are forever driven by a fresh outlook, original processes, and new approaches. Follow our Guide to the Feminist Art Movement and discover contemporary feminist artists to watch, whilst learning at the history of feminist art throughout the decades.

Art Movements you won’t want to miss

Living through one of the most pivotal points in recent history for the future of the arts, find out how times of difficulty have actually fuelled groundbreaking art movements in the past. Art of Adversity: 5 Art Movements which Emerged During Times of Difficulty engages with the realities of the present day whilst highlighting the events that led to movements such as the Renaissance, dadaism, social realism, and more.

Art Deco Interior Design

With its clean lines, geometric shapes and luxurious feel, the art deco movement has had far-reaching influences across the creative landscape of the last century. Even today, around 100 years since the inception of the movement, art deco interior design is all around us.

Art and Pride: 7 LGBTQ+ artists challenging the canon

Museums and galleries are dominated by depictions of heteronormative sitters. In contexts where ‘coming out’ has been considered socially unacceptable, many artists have deliberately concealed their own, and their subjects’, sexuality, whilst others have signified queerness in covert and coded ways. However, today’s marked shift towards visibility in many cultures is enabling artists to more openly express their sexuality.

What is Art Nouveau?

Art Nouveau was an exotic, decadent and ultimately contemporary departure from artistic tradition. Discover a brief history of Art Nouveau and what defines the iconic, progressive style.

Guide to the Feminist Art Movement

The Feminist Art movement emerged in the early 60s during the Second Wave of Feminism. Feminist artists worldwide set out to re-establish the founding pillars and reception of contemporary art.

Rise Art's Top 5 Contemporary Abstract Expressionism Artists

Abstract Expressionism is one of the most popular styles of modern art. We have curated Rise Art’s Top 5 Contemporary Abstract Expressionism Artists, showcasing a range of paintings, collages, digital works and drawings for you to start exploring and collecting new art today.

What is Fauvism?

Fauvism is an art movement that was established towards the beginning of the 20th century. Characterised by its bold colours, textured brushwork and non-naturalistic depictions, the Fauvist style marked a seminal moment in the early 20th century.

What is Art Deco?

What is Art Deco and how can we define it today? A century on, explore the origins and hallmarks of the Art Deco movement in Rise Art's guide.

What is Bokeh?

Learn more about bokeh – an increasingly popular concept in photography – with expert insights on the Rise Art blog. Read more about fine art online.

Guide to Street Art

Find out more about the history, developments and styles of this contemporary artistic practice from our guide to street art.

Art Deco vs Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau and Art Deco are two of the defining art movements of the 20th century. Learn more about what makes these movements distinct in Rise Art's guide.