Tate glossary definition for Genres: Genres are types of painting. These were codified in the seventeenth century as (in descending order of importance) history, portrait, genre, landscape and still life
Tate glossary definition for geometry of fear: Term coined by the critic Herbert Read in 1952 to describe the work of a group of young British sculptors characterised by tortured, battered or blasted looking human, or sometimes animal figures
Tate glossary definition for German expressionism: German early twentieth century stylistic movement in which images of reality were distorted in order to make them expressive of the artist’s inner feelings or ideas
Tate glossary definition for globalisation: Globalisation in relation to art refers to both the unifying process that occurs when artists are exposed to the same influences, and the art made in response to this
Tate glossary definition for grattage: Surrealist painting technique that involves laying a canvas prepared with a layer of oil paint over a textured object and then scraping the paint off to create an interesting and unexpected surface
Tate glossary definition for Group 1890: A short-lived movement founded in Bhavnagar India in 1962 of eleven artists who sought to create a modern Indian art aesthetic in the wake of Indian Independence.