Art History (by: Lawrence Llano BSCS 1 - B2)

Timeline created by lawrencellano
In History
  • Period:
    30,000 BCE
    to
    2,500 BCE

    Stone Age

    Cave painting, fertility goddesses, megalithic structures. Famous works:
    Lascaux Cave Painting, Woman of Willendorf, Stonehenge
  • Period:
    3,500 BCE
    to
    -539 BCE

    Mesopotamian

    Warrior art and narration in stone relief. Famous works:
    Standard of Ur, Gate of Ishtar, Stele of Hammurabi’s Code.
  • Period:
    3,100 BCE
    to
    -30 BCE

    Egyptian

    Art with an afterlife focus: pyramids and tomb painting. Famous works:
    Imhotep, Step Pyramid, Great Pyramids, Bust of Nefertiti.
  • Period:
    -850 BCE
    to
    -31 BCE

    Greek and Hellenistic

    Greek idealism: balance, perfect proportions; architectural
    orders(Doric, Ionic, Corinthian). Famous works:
    Parthenon, Myron, Phidias, Polykleitos, Praxiteles
  • Period:
    -653 BCE
    to

    Indian, Chinese, and Japanese

    Serene, meditative art, and Arts of the Floating World. Famous works:
    Gu Kaizhi, Li Cheng, Guo Xi, Hokusai, Hiroshige
  • Period:
    -500 BCE
    to
    476

    Roman

    Roman realism: practical and down to earth; the arch. Famous works:
    Augustus of Primaporta, Colosseum, Trajan’s Column,
    Pantheon.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1453

    Byzantine and Islamic

    Heavenly Byzantine mosaics; Islamic architecture and amazing
    maze-like design. Famous works:
    Hagia Sophia, Andrei Rublev, Mosque of Córdoba, the
    Alhambra
  • Period:
    500
    to
    1400

    Middle Ages

    Celtic art, Carolingian Renaissance, Romanesque, Gothic Famous works:
    St. Sernin, Durham Cathedral, Notre Dame, Chartres, Cimabue,
    Duccio, Giotto
  • Period:
    1400
    to
    1550

    Early and High Renaissance

    Rebirth of classical culture Famous works:
    Ghiberti’s Doors, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Botticelli,
    Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael
  • Period:
    1430
    to
    1550

    Venetian and Northern Renaissance

    The Renaissance spreads north- ward to France, the Low
    Countries, Poland, Germany, and England Famous works:
    Bellini, Giorgione, Titian, Dürer, Bruegel, Bosch, Jan van
    Eyck, Rogier van der Weyden
  • Period:
    1527
    to
    1580

    Mannerism

    Art that breaks the rules; artifice over nature Famous works:
    Tintoretto, El Greco, Pontormo, Bronzino, Cellini
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    Baroque

    Splendor and flourish for God; art as a weapon in the religious
    wars Famous works:
    Reubens, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Palace of Versailles
  • Period: to

    Neoclassical

    Art that recaptures Greco-Roman grace and grandeur Famous works:
    David, Ingres, Greuze, Canova
  • Period: to

    Romanticism

    The triumph of imagination and individuality Famous works:
    Caspar Friedrich, Gericault, Delacroix, Turner, Benjamin
    West
  • Period: to

    Realism

    Celebrating working class and peasants; en plein air
    rustic painting Famous works;
    Corot, Courbet, Daumier, Millet
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    Impressionism

    Capturing fleeting effects of natural light Famous works:
    Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro, Cassatt, Morisot, Degas
  • Period: to

    Post-Impressionism

    A soft revolt against Impressionism Famous works:
    Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, Seurat
  • Period: to

    Fauvism and Expressionism

    Harsh colors and flat surfaces (Fauvism); emotion distorting
    form Famous work;
    Matisse, Kirchner, Kandinsky, Marc
  • Period: to

    Cubism, Futurism, Supremativism, Constructivism, De Stijl

    Pre– and Post–World War 1 art experiments: new
    forms to express modern life Famous works:
    Picasso, Braque, Leger, Boccioni, Severini, Malevich
  • Period: to

    Dada and Surrealism

    Ridiculous art; painting dreams and exploring the
    unconscious Famous works:
    Duchamp, Dalí, Ernst, Magritte, de Chirico, Kahlo
  • Period: to

    Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art

    Post–World War II: pure abstraction and expression
    without form; popular art absorbs consumerism Famous work:
    Gorky, Pollock, de Kooning, Rothko, Warhol, Lichtenstein
  • Period: to

    Postmodernism and Deconstructivism

    Art without a center and reworking and mixing past styles Famous works:
    Gerhard Richter, Cindy Sherman, Anselm Kiefer, Frank Gehry,
    Zaha Hadid