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Ism number five – Social Realism

Definition – Social Realism Social Realism was also known as Socio-Realism. It was an artistic movement, which expressed in realistic terms social issues, racial injustice, and economic hardship. It aimed for the realistic depiction in art of contemporary life, as … Continue reading

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Ism number one – Conceptualism

Definition – Conceptualism In broad terms Conceptualism is the art of concepts or¬†abstract ideas which take precedence¬†over traditional aesthetic or material concerns. Conceptualism began in the first half of the twentieth century. It began not as an art movement but … Continue reading

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