The Corn Poppy

Image of “The Corn Poppy” by fauvist Kees van Dongen courtesy of the Museum of Fine Art Houston

Do you know the difference between Abstraction and Abstract Art? How about the difference between Realism and Photorealism?

While knowledge of art styles certainly isn’t necessary for navigating daily life, it may come in handy at cocktail parties and society gatherings.

For a quick primer, check out artist Marion Boddy-Evans‘ illustrated explanation of seven major painting styles on ThoughtCo.com.