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        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 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.

        Nudity in Art

        The presentation of nudity in art has evolved dramatically throughout history, leading to an incredible array of artwork exploring themes of the body and socio-cultural identity.

        What is Abstract Art? The Complete Guide

        Abstract art is art that does not represent an accurate depiction of visual reality, communicating instead through lines, shapes, colours, forms and gestural marks. Abstract artists use a variety of techniques to create their work, mixing traditional means with more experimental ideas.

        Guide to Digital Art

        Digital art refers to art that uses digital technology as part of the creative or presentation process. Although the definition technically encompasses many mediums, such as video art, photography and digital printing, it is most commonly associated with the use of computer programmes.

        What is Pop Art? A Guide to the Pop Art Movement

        Discover who put the pop in Pop Art and why the style became one of the most recognisable art forms of today.

        Art of Adversity: 5 Art Movements Emerged During Difficult Times

        As COVID continues to linger over different parts of the world, we decided to take a look at some of the world’s most significant art movements which emerged from times of great adversity.

        LGBT Artist Power Couple | Gerda Wegener and Lili Elbe

        As part of LGBT History Month we’re celebrating the achievements of artist couple Gerda Wegener and Lili Elbe, whose story was popularised by Tom Hooper's Oscar-nominated film, The Danish Girl (2015). Gerda and Lili were pioneers of gender performance, and together they challenged the boundaries of gender identity - in art as much as in life.

        Fauvist Artists & their 21st Century Successors

        Read Rise Art's spotlight on five contemporary artists whose work evokes the liberal use of colour and disregard for realism of the 20th century Fauves.

        Early days of Photography: 5 sharp women

        Since the beginning of photography, women have made significant contributions to the medium. Rise Art introduces five of them.

        A dark fascination with taxidermy

        'Stateless' by Alma Haser is a poignant series of portraits of stuffed migratory birds. But the Rise Art artist is not the only one who has explored the enchanting possibilities of taxidermy. Find out who else is at it and why...