How to Appreciate Paintings #13: Genres of western art

Art exhibition in Singapore. ARTualize is the only art gallery in Singapore that lets you rent paintings for your home. Singapore artist Low Hai Hong with his friend at his art exhibition in NAFA art gallery in Singapore.


The principal genres or subject types of Western art are history painting, portraiture, genre painting, landscape and still life.
A simple understanding of these terms will greatly increase your confidence when you talk to others about art.
Our next series of blog posts will introduce these five terms. 

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