Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Art Movements in Context


American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock represented the liberal ideals of freedom of speech and self-expression in the United States. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Abstract Expressionism,...Show More
American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

American pop artists such as Andy Warhol were inspired by their firsthand experiences of mass production and consumerism. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Pop Art, from its beginnings in the post-war...Show More
Surrealism: More Than Melting Clocks

Surrealism: More Than Melting Clocks

Surrealist artists such as Salvador Dalí created art that reflected the horrors of war and the traumas buried in the unconscious mind. This video explores the historical context behind the rise of Surrealism, discussing ideas and events such as...Show More