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Art History Timeline

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Art History Timeline
Asian Art
What is Chinese/Japanese brush paintings?
What were artists trying to do with their work?
What is this style of art about?
Who was Jacques Louis David?
Neolithic Era
What is cave art?
Cave art is paintings found on the walls or ceilings of caves and refer to prehistoric origin.
What is Stonehenge?
Stonehenge is an ancient megalithic monument in Wiltshire, England. It consist of a large ring of standing stones. Know one knows how they got there or who built it.
cave art
What is the Dome of the Rock?
The Dome of the Rock is a shrine located on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem.
What type of patterns were used in Middle Eastern buildings?
The Neolithic Era was a time period in the development
of human technology. The domestication of plants and animals usually distinguishes Neolithic culture. The people in this period were also said to be becoming really human.

What is a Minaret Tower?
What is Pampatior or Virupaksha Temple?
What is Liurong Temple and where is it loacted?
The Virupaksha temple is the oldest shrine still in active worship within the Vijayanagara site.
What is the process for Japanese printmaking?
A Minaret Tower is tall slender tower with a balcony from which a muezzin calls Muslims to prayer.
The Liurong Temple, always know as The Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, is an ancient Buddhist temple originally built in 537 in the Liang Dynasty in Guangzhou, southern China.
The process of creating prints with an element of originality.
(10,000-2,000 B.C.)
a Minaret
The Liurong Temple
What was society like in Ancient Greece?
Men often trained in the military, discuss politics and go to the Theatre for entertainment. Women were closely tied to domestic work, spinning, weaving and other domestic duties. The children in Ancient Greece usually played games and with toys. The majority of the people made their living from farming.
What influenced their art?
(14th-17th centuries)
What is the Parthenon?
The main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.
A broad horziontal band of sculpted or painted decoration
What is a frieze?
A form of calligraphy
"Gentle Soul" a Chinese/Japanese ink brush pen painting by Rebecca Rees
Who was Jan Van Eyck?
Jan Van Eyck was a Flemish painter active in Bruges and is known for oil painting.
"Portrait of a Man in a Turban" a chaperon by Jan Van Eyck, 1433
"Madonna of Chancellor Rolin" an oil painting by Jan Van Eyck, 1435
Who was Leonardo Da Vinci?
Leonardo Da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer. He was from Vinci, Italy and was known for
The Last Supper
Mona Lisa.
"Mona Lisa" by Da Vinci
"The Last Supper" by Da Vinci
Who was Michelangelo?
Michelangelo was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the High Renaissance. He is best known for "David" and "Pieta" statues and the Sistine Chapel frescoes.
"David" a statue sculpted by Michelangelo
"Pieta" a statue sculpted by Michelangelo
What is the Colosseum?
The Colosseum is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.
What is an aqueduct?
An adqueduct is an artificial channel for conveying water
Archs the Romans invented
Vaults the Romans invented
A dome the Romans invented

What did the Romans invent that we use today?
Who was Rembrandt?
What is Chiaroscuro?
Who was Caravaggio?
He was a Dutch painter and etcher. Know for very expressive use of light and shadow.
Who was Fra Filippo Lippi?
Who was Sandro Botticelli?
He was an Italian painter mainly known for his easel paintings.
Selfportrait of Fra'Filippo Lippi
"Madonna and Child" by Fra Filippo Lippi
Sandro was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. He is best known for his religious pictures.
"The Birth of Venus" by Sandro Botticelli
The Mystical Nativity

The Abduction of Europa,
Self-Portrait with Beret and Turned-Up Collar
Who was Thomas Jefferson?
Chiaroscuro is the treatment of light and shade in a drawing or painting.
Caravaggio was an Italian artist. He was active in Rome, Naples, Sicily, and Malta. Most known for the use of dramatic lighting.
The Martyrdom of Saint Matthew
The Calling of Saint Matthew
An artistic style that uses exaggerated motion and easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, and music.
A French painter, most famous for "The Death of Marat" and "Napoleon Crossing the Alps."
Oath of the Horatii
The Death of Socrates
(18th century)
Modern European Art
Art Deco
What is this art style about?
Who was John Constable?
Who was Francisco Goya?
What is this art style about?
(around 1884- present day)
Who was Gustave Corbet?
Who was Eduard Manet?
What is this style of art about?
Who was Claude Monet?
Who was Vincent Van Gogh?
Who was Mary Cassatt?
Who was Rodin?
(19th century- )
He was an English Romantic painter, mainly known for his landscape paintings of Dedham Vale.
Dedham Vale
The Hay Wain
Goya was a Spanish Romantic painter and printmaker. Most known for his scenes of violence.
La Cometa
Yard with Lunatics
He was a French painter and one of the 1st to paint modern life. He is known as the leading artist in the transition to realism to impressionism.
The Luncheon on the Grass
Music in the Tuileries
A French painter, known for showing the beauty of everyday life in his works.
A self-portrait,
The Desperate Man
He was a Dutch, post-impressionist painter. Known for his extreme painting skills.
Starry Night
Almond Branches
Why did they create art?
bound books
roads & highways
Roman arches
She was an American painter and printmaker. Most know for her creation of images of the social and the private lives of women.
The Boating Party
Tea (oil on a canvas)
(oil on a canvas)
Claude was a founder of French impressionist painting. Became known for his landscapes and for series of paintings showing changes under different aspects of light and atmosphere during different times of day and year.
Rodin was a French sculptor. Auguste Rodin is known for creating several iconic works, including "The Age of Bronze," "The Thinker," "The Kiss" and "The Burghers of Calais."
The Age of Bronze
The Thinker
The Woman in the Green Dress
Woman in a Garden
What is Fauvism?
Fauvism is a style of painting with vivid expressionistic and nonnaturalistic use of color that flourished in Paris from 1905 ,short-lived, but had an important influence on subsequent artists. Henri Matisse and Raoul Dufy were fauvist artists.
"Red Room" by Henri Matisse
"Woman with a Hat" by Henri Matisse
"Regatta at Cowes" by Dufy
"Le Cavalier arabe" by Raoul Dufy
Expressionism is a style of painting, music, or drama in which the artist or writer seeks to express emotional experience rather than impressions of the external world. Franz Marc and Paul Klee are artists that use expressionism.
"My Room" by Paul Klee
"Flower Myth" by Klee
"Fate of the Animals" by Marc
"Yellow Cow" by Franz Marc
Romantic Era was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850. Partly a reaction to the Industrial Revolution, it was also a revolt against the aristocratic social and political norms of the Age of Enlightenment and a reaction against the scientific rationalization of nature. It was embodied most strongly in the visual arts, music, and literature, but had a major impact on historiography, education and the natural sciences.
An early 20th-century style and movement in art, especially painting, in which perspective with a single viewpoint was abandoned and use was made of simple geometric shapes, interlocking planes, and, later, collage. Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous cubist artists. But Georges Braque is one as well.
"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon" by Pablo
"Guernica" by Picasso
"Port en Normandie" by Braque
"La guitare" by Braque
An art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century. Artists of Dadaism were Marcel Duchamp and
Surrealism is an artistic, philosophical, intellectual and political movement that aimed to break down the boundaries of rationalization to access the imaginative subconscious. Salvador Dalí and André Breton were surrealist artists.
Who was Frank Lloyd?
Who was Jacob Lawrence?
Who was Dorthea Lange?
Who was Andy Warhol?
"Sad Young Man in a Train" by Marcel

"Sonata" by Marcel
"The Persistence of Memory" by Dalí
"Homage to Newton" by Salvador
"Nadja" by Breton
"Egg in the church or The Snake" by Breton
An American architect, interior designer, writer and educator. Known for unique architectural designs in which nature was often incorporated.
Massaro house
Lawrence was an American painter. Famous for his Migration Series.
They were very poor
Dorothea Lange was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration.
Modern American Art
Grandfather and grandson
Migrant Mother
Who was Roy Lichtenstien?
An American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Most known for his new innovative style.
Campbell's Soup
Who was Georiga O'Keefe?
Sliver Car Crash
Roy Fox Lichtenstein was an American pop artist. Best known for his boldly-colored parodies of comic strips and advertisements.
Drowning Girl
An American artist, mostly known for her still-life paintings.
Pineapple Bud
Blue and Green Music
(6th Century)
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