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Art Movements of 2000s: Virtual art

Virtual art (in terms of media art) is art practice using virtual reality, augmented reality or mixed reality as a medium. It can be considered a post-convergent art form, containing all previous media as subsets. Notable artists producing virtual art: Maurice Benayoun Brody Condon Char Davies Michael Naimark Myron Krueger Stefan Roloff Jeffrey Shaw Peter Weibel Source: en.wikipedia.org.com

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) The French Post-Impressionism painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was the archetypal bohemian artist. He was also outstanding at drawing, illustration and printmaking. A crippled aristocrat, he lingered around the cafes and brothels of Paris producing some of the most memorable images of Montmartre nightlife. Lautrec’s paintings contain a vivid collection of prostitutes, beggars, impressarios, aristocrats and drunks, whom he portrayed without criticism or disapproval. He also produced some 30 high quality advertising posters, which contributed significantly to the Belle Epoque poster craze. His works have come to symbolize both the gaiety and seediness of fin de siecle Paris. Influenced by Manet and Degas, the great figurative painters of French Impressionism, Lautrec’s key works include Woman Doing her…

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