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Fraser Hibbitt

Fraser Hibbitt
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I received my BA in English literature. I enjoy reading and writing on literature, philosophy, cultural studies and art. I am a self-taught guitarist with an interest in music theory and composition. I have travelled widely having grown up in both the UK and Norway. Currently, I am based in Brighton, UK, where I finished my degree.

25 Famous Paintings: Curated Masterpieces In Museums

  We learn about famous paintings, masterpieces, from when we are quite young. Even at this age, we can appreciate something of the beauty produced...

Modernism Art for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide

  The term modernism refers to a movement in the arts which was keen on portraying conceptions, and the experiences, of modern society. Originating in...

Expressionist Art: A Beginner’s Guide

  Expressionist art is a term retrospectively used by art historians to describe a set of specific movements in the early twentieth century. Expressionist art...

Cubist Art For Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide

  Cubist art emerged within the first decade of the twentieth century, pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. It began as an experimental art...

Post-Impressionist Art: A Beginner’s Guide

  The Post-Impressionism movement was a reaction against the naturalistic portrayal of light and color in the Impressionist movement. Pioneered by artists such as Vincent...

Realist Art for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide

  In 1855, after having a painting refused from the French Universal Exposition, the painter Gustave Courbet decided to open his own exhibition to showcase...

Abstract Expressionist Art for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide

  Abstract Expressionist art emerged in the post-World War II era, centering in New York City. Given the upheavals in Europe caused by the War...

Romanticist Art for Dummies: A Beginner’s Guide

  The Romanticism movement occurred during a historical period beginning from the late eighteenth century (sometimes dated as 1783-89, the period of the U.S. and...

Impressionist Art for Dummies: A Beginners Guide

  Impressionism evolved in the late nineteenth century as a primarily French art movement. After a controversial start, it would become a creative driving force...

Michelangelo’s Sculpture: The Ideas of Visionary Art Explained

  Michelangelo’s influence in the Western tradition of visionary art goes without question; his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel have endured through the ages and...

Surrealism: The Art Of The Unconscious Mind

  Surrealism is an avant-garde art movement that developed in Europe during the 1920s. It focused on artistic expression through the exploration of the unconscious...

Vanitas: Dutch Master Paintings Explained

  The Dutch Golden Age (1575-1675) produced a remarkable outpouring of artistic genius. This period in Dutch history produced the likes of Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer,...