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Realism
Regionalism

Renaissance
Repetition
Rhythm

Rococo art
Romanticism

Realism
A mid-nineteenth-century style of art in which artist discarded the formulas of Neoclassicism and the drama of Romanticism to paint familiar scenes as they actually looked.

Regionalism
A style of art that was popular in the United States during the 1930s.  The artists who worked in this style wanted paint the American scene in a clear, simple way.

Renaissance
A revival or rebirth of cultural awareness and learning that took place during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, particularly in Italy

Repetition
A principle of art, this term refers to a way of combining art elements so that the same elements are used over and over.

Rhythm
A principle of art, it refers to a way of combining art elements to produce the look and feel of movement.

Rococo art
An eighteenth-century art style that placed emphasis on portraying the  carefree life of the aristocracy.  The style was characterized by a free, graceful movement; a playful use of line; and delicate colors.

Romanticism
A style of art that flourished in the early nineteenth century, it portrayed dramatic  and exotic subjects perceived with strong feelings.

 

 

 

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