Joyce Chan


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142 Survey 14: Grunge

Grunge (also known as Seattle sound) is an alternative rock music genre and subculture derived from the mid-80s in Seattle, Washington. In its music root, the iconic band, Nirvana, popularized grunge music with angst-filled and introspective lyrics that explores the… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 10: Lisa Yuskavage

Lisa Yuskavage (Contemporary & Post Modernism) Lisa Yuskavage (1962- present) is an American contemporary artist known for her figurative paintings. Coming from a background of studying at Yale University School of Art, Yuskavage was very much passionate about art history…. Continue Reading →

131 Survey 9: Roy Lichtenstein

Roy Lichtenstein(Abstract Expressionism & Pop Art)  Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997) was an American pop artist known for comic book painting style. Along with Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and James Rosenquist, he became a leading figure in the Pop Art movement in… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 8: Juan Gris

Juan Gris (Cubism, Dadaism, & Surrealism) Being one of the artists who participated in the early Cubism movement, the Spanish artist, Gris adopted the avant-garde style of Cubism established by fellow artists Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. The main difference among the three… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 7: Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky (Expressionism, Fauvism, & Early 20th Century) Wassily Kandinsky (1866 -1944) was a Russian painter regarded as the pioneer of abstract modern art (*though later on, critics believed that female artist, Hilma af Klint, should claim the title instead)…. Continue Reading →

131 Survey 6: Camille Pissarro

Camille Pissarro (Impressionism & Post Impressionism) Being the mentor of other remarkable Impressionist painters like Paul Cézanne, Paul Gauguin, and Edgar Degas, Camille Pissarro was a pivotal figure in Impressionism.   In the majority of his career, he chose to… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 5: John Constable

John Constable (Realism, Pre-Impressionism, & Pre-Raphaelites) John Constable was an English oil and water landscape painter best known for his Pre-Impressionist style. In his early career, his abstract style was not particularly praised in the art community. Around the age… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 4: François Boucher

François Boucher (Neoclassicism, Romanticism, & Rococo) François Boucher (c. 1703 – 1770) was a Rococo French painter known for the cheerful and light-hearted atmosphere in his works. His famous works often featured a diverse range of classical themes including the… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 3: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (Baroque)                   Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (c. 1618 – 1682)  is known as one of the most famous Baroque painters in the 17th century. Living in Sevilla, a region with great exposure of… Continue Reading →

131 Survey 2: Raphael

Raphael (High Renaissance & Mannerism) Along with Michelangelo and Leoardo da Vinci, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, also known as Raphael,  was one of the greatest masters (often known as the holy trinity of Renaissance) that marked the beginning of the High… Continue Reading →

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