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Art Timeline

  • Aug 1, 1300

    Byzantine

    Byzantine
    Byzantine, second half of the 13th century Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sinai, Egypt. One of the masterpieces of Byzantine art, this icon shows the archangel Gabriel as a youth of extreme beauty. His graceful posture and harmonious gestures, along with the calmness of his face, are evocative of classical art. The figure wears a light green tunic and a himation covered with golden highlights.
  • Dec 2, 1503

    Renaissance

    Renaissance
    It's draw by Leonardo da Vinci
    Mona Lisa, I choose this pictures because its so popular.
    1503–1517
  • Baroque

    Baroque
    Things to Look for in Baroque Art:
  • Romantic

    Romantic
    There are many great Romantic artists but the most prominent ones of the Romantic era were the French Eugene Delacroix, the English William Turner, and the Spanish Francisco Goya.
    Romanticism art is not signaled out in just one style, technique or attitude but rather characterized by being imaginative, emotional and a dream-like quality about the romantic artist’s paintings.
  • Surrealist

    Surrealist
    Magritte created two versions of this painting, of the same name, which both portray a large green apple in the middle of a room. This painting illustrates the many themes running through Magritte’s work. The first is the apple, which he uses to great lengths in many of his works, the most famous of which is The Son of Man, depicting a man wearing a bowling hat, with a green apple covering his face.
  • Realism

    Realism
    Bonjour, Monsieur Courbet, 1854. A Realist painting by Gustave Courbet. Realism in the arts may be generally defined as the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality and avoiding artistic conventions, implausible, exotic and supernatural elements. The term originated in the 19th century, and was used to describe the work of Gustave Courbet and a group of painters who rejected idealization, focusing instead on everyday life.
  • Post-Impressionism

    Post-Impressionism
    The term Post-Impressionism was coined by the English art critic Roger Fry for the work of such late 19th-century painters as Paul Cezanne, Georges Seurat, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and others.
    All of these painters except van Gogh were French, and most of them began as Impressionists. However, each of them abandoned the style to form their own highly personal art.
  • contemporary contemporary

    contemporary contemporary
    acrylic on canvas (gallery wrap), 2009, Maxim Grunin
    I am a formally trained artist, specializing in studio visual arts such as drawing and painting. What I do can be labeled as contemporary art practice. I am an immigrant from Russia, but I am not at all Russian. It's true that Russian is my first language and being brought up in the former Soviet Union makes me "culturally" Russian.