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Childe Hassam

"A painting technique in which the artist concentrates on the changing effects of light and color. ...It was the first great modern art movement, beginning in France with an exhibition held in Paris in 1874. The leader of the movement was Claude Monet (1840-1926)...Two schools of Impressionism have evolved---American and French..."

Art Deco

Boris Lovet Lorski
"An art style of the 1920s and 1930s based on modern materials such as steel, chrome and glass and "machine-inspired geometry". Art Deco influenced American architecture, interior and industrial design, crafts and graphics, painting and sculpture....was much influenced by Egyptian designs."

Pop Art

Richard Lindner

"A term used to describe art made from the late 1950s to mid 1960s, which used contemporary popular culture such as comic strips, movies, newspapers, television, and popular music as its primary subject some cases it mimicked mass-production techniques.... images represent the gamut from idealism to hard-core reality...was in many ways a reaction against what was seen as the emotionalism of Abstract Expressionism."

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