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Gothic Art through to Minimalism

By Radisha
  • Period: Jan 1, 1100 to

    Gothic Art through to Minimalism

  • May 1, 1150

    Gothic Art (c.1150-1400)

    Gothic Art  (c.1150-1400)
    Gothic Art defines much of the late medieval. It is different from it's predecessors by it's shape, posture, pattern, use of line and colour. Gothic Art started in 13th century Italy and developed throughout Europe until the 15th century.
  • May 1, 1300

    The Early Renaissance (c.1300-1450)

    The Early Renaissance (c.1300-1450)
    The early renaissance was a period of time in Italy when art was developing into a more naturalistic approach to drawing and layout.
  • May 1, 1375

    International Gothic (c.1375-1425)

    International Gothic (c.1375-1425)
    International Gothic had a detailed, elegant and decorative style. International Gothic is the term used to describe the transition of styles accross Northern Europe and Italy during a period of time.
  • May 1, 1420

    The Northern Renaissance (c.1420-1520)

    The Northern Renaissance (c.1420-1520)
    The Northern Renaissance was the name given to the art of north and west Europe during the Italian Renaaissance. It was linked with the Gothic tradition but it became a naturalistic detail in the new medium of oil paints.
  • May 1, 1480

    The High Renaissance (c.1420-1520)

    The High Renaissance (c.1420-1520)
    The High Renaissance was the most successful point of artistic development in Italian art during the late 14, 15 and early 16 centuries. Great artists like Leonardo da Vinci painted artworks of skill and beaut during the time.
  • May 1, 1520

    Mannerism (c. 1520-1580)

    Mannerism (c. 1520-1580)
    Mannerism was a term used to descrbe several exaggerated or mannered styles of art that evolved towards towards the end of the high renaissance. It had an elegant figure in artworks.
  • Baroque Art (c.1600-1700)

    Baroque Art (c.1600-1700)
    Baroque spread throughout Europe during the 17th century and is defined by realistic subjects that show spectacular action and develope powerful emotion.
  • Dutch Art (c.1620-1670)

    Dutch Art (c.1620-1670)
    Dutch art is unique for it's still lifes, portraits, lanscapes, interiors and genre paintings. Dutch artists had to focus on a limited range of non-religous sbjects. Artists often had to concentrate on one subject.
  • Rococo Art (c.1700-1775)

    Rococo Art (c.1700-1775)
    Rocco art meaning 'rock work' refers to a style of interior decoration which was essentialy French but spread throughout Europe. Some people considered Rocco to be a refined, elegant style while others believed it was more pompous and induldgent.
  • Neoclassicism (c.1765-1850)

    Neoclassicism (c.1765-1850)
    Neoclassicism was the age when enlightenment, social, cultural revolution and political paintings were around. It has a historical accuracy revivals lacked.
  • Romanticism (c.1765-1850)

    Romanticism (c.1765-1850)
    Romanticism valued the expression of emotion which was achieved through spectacular painting technique and the choice of subjects which commemorated dramtic and historic events.
  • Realism (c.1840-1880)

    Realism (c.1840-1880)
    Realism was a French style of painting that focused on the everyday reality of a subject. It was inspired by a new dicovery of 'visual reality' that followed the invention of photography.
  • The Pre-Raphaelites (c.1848-1854)

    The Pre-Raphaelites (c.1848-1854)
    The Pre-Raphaelites were a brotherhood of young English artists who created artworks with a blend of realism and symbolism. The brothers drew inspiration from the Early Renaissance and paintd all their works from direct observation.
  • Impressionism (c.1870-1890)

    Impressionism (c.1870-1890)
    Impressionism is the name given to a colorful style of painting in France. It was at the end of the 19th century and the artists searched for a more axact analaysis of the effects of colour and light. The Impressionists enriched their colors with the idea that a shadow is broken up with dashes of its complementary color
  • Post Impressionism (c.1885-1905)

    Post Impressionism (c.1885-1905)
    Post Impressionism was not a particular style of painting but was the title given to the works of a few independent artists at the end of the 19 century. The post impressionists developed a range of personal styles that influenced the development of art in the 20th century.
  • Fauvism (1905-1910)

    Fauvism (1905-1910)
    Fauvism was a joyful style of painting that delighted in using bold colors. It was developed in France at the beginning of the 20th century.
  • German Expressionism (1905-1925)

    German Expressionism (1905-1925)
    German Expressionism is a style of art that is charged with an emotional or spiritual vision of the world. The expressive paintings of Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Munch influenced the German Expressionists.
  • Abstract Art (c.1907 onwards)

    Abstract Art (c.1907 onwards)
    Abstract art describes two different methods of abstraction. There are two types of Abstract art semi-Abstraction and Pure Abstraction.
  • Cubism (1907-1915)

    Cubism (1907-1915)
    Cubism was invented around 1907 in Paris by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. It was the first abstract style of modern art. It shows you many views of a subject at one time. Thee are two types of cubism, Analyitical and synthetic.
  • Futurism (1909-1914)

    Futurism (1909-1914)
    Futurism was a revolutionary Italian movement that celebrated modernity. It showed industrialization, technology, and transport including the speed, noise and energy of urban life
  • Constructivism (c.1913-1930)

    Constructivism (c.1913-1930)
    It was not an art that was easily understood by the common people and it was eventually replaced by a different type of art.
  • Suprematism (c.1915-1925)

    Suprematism (c.1915-1925)
    rematism was developed in 1915 by the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich. It was a geometric style of abstract painting which came from cubism and futurism.
  • Dada (c.1916-1922)

    Dada (c.1916-1922)
    It was not a style of art but a form of artistic digust for the people because of the time of the World war.
  • De Stijl (c.1917-1931)

    De Stijl (c.1917-1931)
    De Stijl was a Dutch 'style' of pure abstraction which was developed by three artists. One artist, Mondriam was the best artist of the group.
  • Surrealism (c.1924-1939)

    Surrealism (c.1924-1939)
    It's aim was to liberate the artist's imagination. To achieve this the artists drew upon the images of their dreams.
  • Abstract Expressionism (1946-1956)

    Abstract Expressionism (1946-1956)
    Abstract Expressionism was the first American art style to exert an influence on a global scale. It drew upon a range of dramatic painting techniques.
  • Pop Art (1954-1970)

    Pop Art (1954-1970)
    Op Art is short for 'optical art'. It was an abstract style that emerged in the 1960's based on the illusionistic effects of line, shape, pattern and color.
  • Minimalism (1960-1975)

    Minimalism (1960-1975)
    Minimalist art used hard-edged forms and geometric grid structures. Color was simply used to define space or surface.
  • Op Art (c.1964-1970)

    Op Art (c.1964-1970)
    Op Art is short for 'optical art'. It was an abstract style that emerged in the 1960's based on the illusionistic effects of line, shape, pattern and color.