There are so many movements, groups, genres, and areas of discipline within the history of art. From Cubism to Postmodernism, movements have shaped the way art is created and remembered. Ultimately, these names and categories are an essential part of understanding art and culture. Whether you have a casual art interest or second-guess everything you've ever learned in school, don't fret. We broke it down and provided you with all you need to peruse galleries and museums like a pro. Here's a list of 10 Modern Art Terms Everyone Should Know

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The following terms were chosen from ...Isms: Understanding Modern Art by Sam Phillips, published by Universe Publishing on March 19, 2013. Buy it on Amazon here.