Art movements, styles and artists

Art movements - certified online courses

Certified Training Institution DGERT nº 1800/2015.

In the online courses with certificate on art movements you will understand their origins and the context in which they emerged.

Learn to analyze the specific characteristics of the art movements and the artists who represent them.

The online courses on art movements and styles consist of a basic structure of lessons with text, images, explanatory diagrams and presentations and can be supplemented with other resources that are important for learning and developing the topics:

  • Glossaries
  • Explanatory videos
  • Supporting texts and downloadable E-books
  • Indication of external resources (web and bibliography) for further study of the topics
The online courses about art movements and styles also contain practical analyses of representative works from the artistic movements analyzed

Art movements - what you will learn

Understanding Abstract Art

“art can exist without an object”…

In this course you will learn to understand abstract art, its origins, historical background and the various trends in abstractionism.

You will also learn how to interpret artworks of abstract art movement .

You will learn:

  • what is abstract art
  • its origins and various trends
  • what is lyrical abstractionism
  • what is geometric abstractionism
  • what is neoplasticism
  • what is suprematism
  • what is action-painting

Understanding Cubist Art

“a conceptual art”…

In this online course you will learn about Cubist art, its origins, influences and phases. You will also learn how to interpret Cubist works.

You will learn about the most important works and artists of the avant-garde movement that changed the course of art history.

You will learn:

  • what is cubist art
  • origin and main influences
  • the 3 phases of cubism
  • the main Cubist artists and works
  • how to analyze a cubist painting

Understanding Post Impressionist Art

In this online course you will learn about Post-Impressionism, its origins and principles. You will also learn how to interpret post-impressionist artworks.

Post-Impressionism brings together a series of different art movements that paved the way for modern art.

“how a group of misfits changed the rules of contemporary painting”…

Among the various Post-Impressionist artists that will be analyzed, the works of Seurat, Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Rousseau will be highlighted.

You will learn:

  • Understand the context in which the Post-Impressionist art movements emerged.
  • Recognize the importance of this artistic movement in the History of Contemporary Art.
  • Identify and distinguish the different styles and main figures.
  • Identify artistic and literary influences and motivations.
  • Analyze post-impressionist works of art.

Understanding Expressionist Art

In this course you will learn about expressionist art, its origins, historical background and the movements Die Brücke (The Bridge) and Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider).

“an art turned towards the soul”…

You will learn:

  • what is expressionist art
  • the origin and context of its emergence
  • the 2 main movements: Die Brücke (The Bridge) and Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)
  • the main expressionist artists and works
  • how to analyze an expressionist painting
  • how expressionism was expressed in cinema

Understanding Surrealist Art

In this online course you will learn about surrealist art, its origins and the movements that originated it, its historical background and the different strands of surrealism.

“pure psychic self-emotion”…

You will learn:

  • what surrealist art is
  • its origins and essence
  • the concepts of surrealism
  • Dadaism and its relationship with surrealism
  • the themes of surrealist art
  • analyzing surrealist works of art

Learn to interpret masterpieces from the art movements – classicism and romanticism

In this online course about art movements analyze some of the most fascinating masterpieces of classicism and romanticism and learn about these art movements of the 19th and 20th centuries.

You will learn:

  • In the online course ” Interpretation of masterpieces of neoclassicism and romanticism ” you will analyse 7 artists who made a revolution in art: Jacques-Louis David, Antonio Canova, Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Francisco de Goya, Théodore Géricault, Eugène Delacroix, William Turner.
  • Based on the methodology learned in this course, you will be able to interpret the great masterpieces of classicism and romanticism.

Gothic architecture

In this online course we will explore of the most widely-recognized art movements and architectural styles in the world

You will learn:

  • Gothic architecture and its context
  • the style’s key features and components, how they developed, and how they work to keep buildings standing.
  • how the architecture fit into medieval religion and culture, and we’ll identify the Gothic church’s many meanings.
  • how Gothic spread from France and England to the rest of Europe, how Gothic was revived in the 19th century, and what has happened to Gothic buildings since they were created.