Art Designs

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Patterns are usually associated with design, and indeed here is where they play a very important role. When it comes to art, patterns have been used from ancient times. They exist in nature – the repeating units of shape or form can be identified in the world that surrounds us. In art history, patterns have been used from Ancient Greece to the contemporary era. In the 20th century art, there were movements and groups who embraced this technique, such as Art Nouveau, simply because they wanted to incorporate natural settings into the world of art and architecture (including natural geometry).

 

There are movements whose “philosophy” and approach is a priori against the use of patterns. For example, minimalist art or conceptual art by definition do not embrace repetition as a method. Still, even within these movements, it’s possible to identify pattern artists, and their names will appear on this list. Simply, patterns have a rich history in art in general, and they cannot be ignored. From Ancient Times and Islamic Art and Architecture, patterns always have had an important role as a form of decoration, repetition, and rhythm. That is why many contemporary artists use this style in their practic