Sun. May 24th, 2020

What Are The Types Of Styles In Art?

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Art has originated since humans first ever walked on this planet. The first instances of art were cave drawings during pre-historic times. Indeed it is safe to assume that it is literally impossible to tell when art was first made but generally people make illustrations of what they see. So it can be concluded that’s how the art originated and till the present time the world has seen various forms of art and its evolutions.

Art helped people and gave them the opportunity to express their private self and surroundings. Issues from society like hardships, struggles, and various kinds of awareness could be shown to the world. However, there are types of styles in art that were developed over time which is based on location, cultural background. For example, The Brazilian Street Art, Art from the Africas, etc.

 For references,  there are various kinds of art styles that became popular. And it was popularized by either artists or the region.

The Main Types Of Styles In Art

Since the style of art can be categorized in different ways in this article we will explain only the most important and famous kinds of art that changed how we observe art and inspired others to see art clearly and to read between the lines.

Contemporary Art

Contemporary art is also know as modern art. This art is a hybrid form of art that has elements substituted from various forms of art but that doesn’t mean that this art doesn’t have its own characteristics and tone. The striking characters of this art are the strong use of themes and colors.

Minimalist Art

Minimalist Art is another form of art that has originated in the 21st Century and one of the important characteristics of this form of art is the use of very elements. Simplicity is one main objective of this form of art and artist have successfully able to promote this art.


Religious Art originated during the Vedic era and the time when people follow Paganism. But it caught the eye of artist and intellect when Christian Art reached its peak. Every religion has its own art and some of the most famous art is Buddhist Mandalas, Church paintings, etc.


Graffiti is more of a chill and laid back types of styles in art and the artist focuses on delivering messages to the masses. A Grafitti artist’s job is to create creative and stylish art and apart from that are known to create portraits and murals.

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