Artistic revolution


Inspired by Chevreul’s 1839 treatise, Delacroix passed his enthusiasm on to the young artists who were inspired by him.


in 1841, a little-known American painter named John G.


At first thought of as primitive, inept works - as in "my four year old could do that"—these works were misunderstood and neglected until given critical and support by the rise of art journalists and critics who championed their work in the 1940s and 50's, expressing the power of such work in aesthetic terms the artists themselves seldom used, or even understood.


in a Cold War policy begun in 1947 to prove that the United States could foster more artistic freedom than the Soviet bloc.


case worker Donald Jameson, who finally broke the silence on this program in 1995.

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