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Stuckism

Founded by Billy Childish and Charles Thomson in 1999, Stuckism is an art movement that is anti-conceptual and champions figurative ...

Subjective photography

Subjective photography was an international movement founded in Germany by the photographer Otto Steinert in 1951 which championed photography that ...

Sublime

Theory developed by Edmund Burke in the mid eighteenth century, where he defined sublime art as art that refers to ...

Supra-sensorial

Supra-sensorial is a term devised by the Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica to describe the experience of being in one of ...

Suprematism

Name given by the Russian artist Kasimir Malevich to the abstract art he developed from 1913 characterised by basic geometric ...

Surrealism

A twentieth-century literary, philosophical and artistic movement that explored the workings of the mind, championing the irrational, the poetic and ...

Symbolism

Late nineteenth-century movement that advocated the expression of an idea over the realistic description of the natural world

Synaesthesia

Synaesthesia (or synesthesia) is a neurological condition in which the stimulation of a sense (like touch or hearing) leads involuntarily ...

Synthetic cubism

Synthetic cubism is the later phase of cubism, generally considered to run from about 1912 to 1914, characterised by simpler ...

Synthetism

Term associated with the style of symbolic representation adopted by Paul Gauguin and his followers in the 1880s characterised by ...

Systems art

Loosely describes a group of radical artists working in the late 1960s early 1970s who reacted against art’s traditional ...