A Simple Guide to Common Art Terms

Busting the Jargon

Impressionism, post-impressionism, expressionism and abstract expressionism.....what does it all mean?? In the art world, we know there's a lot of jargon, and for those of us who don't have an art history degree, it can all get a bit confusing at times!

That's why we created this little online guide to the common arty terms you might come across. Written in plain english, you'll be able to understand in a matter of minutes, what characterises a certain style or movement, get to know its history, see some famous examples and explore modern-day interpretations.

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