Art Time Line

Timeline created by maxgress22
  • Jan 1, 1340

    Effects of Good Government in the City(Medieval)

    Effects of Good Government in the City(Medieval)
    Artist- Ambrogio Lorenzetti
  • Jan 1, 1496

    The Last Supper(Renaissance)

    The Last Supper(Renaissance)
    Artist- Leonardo da Vinci
  • The Fall of Phaeton(Baroque)

    The Fall of Phaeton(Baroque)
    Artist- Peter Paul Rubens
  • The Interrupted Sleep(Rococo)

    The Interrupted Sleep(Rococo)
    Artist- François Boucher
  • The Death of Marat(Neoclassicism)

    The Death of Marat(Neoclassicism)
    Artist- Jacques-Louis David
  • Liberty Leading the People(Romanticism)

    Liberty Leading the People(Romanticism)
    Artist- Eugène Delacroix
  • The Stone Breakers(Realism)

    The Stone Breakers(Realism)
    Artist- Gustave Courbet
  • The Starry Night(Impressionism)

    The Starry Night(Impressionism)
    Artist- Vincent Van Gogh
  • The Scream(Expressionism)

    The Scream(Expressionism)
    Artist- Edvard Munch
  • Period:
    -500 BCE
    Jan 1, 1500


    Medieval art was mostly based on religious art or Christian art as most of these paintings either reflected religion or were hung/placed in churches to be viewed. Art was never focusing on a single individual as there was no self portraits during that time. Most of the paintings would show Jerusalem, Jesus, or a fight of some sort(usually based off of or portraying the crusades). Famous artists include Donatello and Lorenzo Ghiberti. Famous works include Adoration of the Magi and The Maesta.
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    Jan 1, 1300


    Renaissance art was different from the art of the Medieval time period. The art in the Renaissance focused more on emotions and depicted more public places. The art was now less Church based for the Church's power during the Renaissance was slowly decreasing. Famous painters include Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. Some famous paintings include The Last Supper, Mona Lisa, and The Birth of Venus.
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    Baroque art reflected much of the religious tensions in that era. The Church in Rome was in a quest to put themselves back at the top in the coming of the Protestant Reformation. Many of the art as a result was huge paintings on walls or gigantic murals that would be displayed in the Churches. Some major paintings include The Triumph of the Name of Jesus and Daniel in the Lions Den. Some major artists of the era include Velázquez and Caravaggio.
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    Artists/art in the Rococo period tried to use nature to refer to the God/gods in a more lighthearted and playful way then previous art movements who referred to religion in a darker way. The artists would use lighter colors and would try to show the harmony between humans and nature. Some famous artists from the Rococo period include Antoine Watteau and Jean-Baptiste van Loo. Some famous works from the Rococo period include Pierrot and The Triumph of Galatea.
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    Neoclassicism art had brought back styles of classic art from the classical period. Works during this era were inspired by Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. The art period focused more on the simplicity and symmetry of things. Most of this art had reflected the Enlightenment and ideas around it. The works of this time period include The Death of Marat and The Death of Socrates. Some of the famous artists of this era include Jacques-Louis David and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.
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    The Romanticism art era followed old medieval techniques and styles. This art was meant to show emotion, nature, individualism, and aesthetic. The Romanticism art was usually focusing on the Industrial Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the rationalization of the world. Famous artists include Edgar Allan Poe and Wordsworth. Famous works include the Liberty Leading the People and the Wanderer above the Sea of Fog.
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    The Realism art era was when artists portrayed the typical day and life of a normal person in a normal place. That also meant depicting the unpleasant aspects of life. It usually was reflecting the average worker in the Industrial Revolution and their life. The Realism art area tried to focus around the working class. Some major artists of this time period include Honoré Daumier and Gustave Courbet. Some major works of this era include The Stone Breakers and Rue Transnonain.
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    Impressionism art tried to change past art completely and went to a more exact type of paintings and artists put less details into their works. Their was several painting styles and the artists would usually try to emphasize the light and color. They would use bright colors in most of their works. Some major artists in this movement include Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh. Some major works include The Starry Night and Impression, Sunrise.
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    Expressionism art was purposed so that it would evoke emotions of the onlooker. The pieces would create a dramatic emotion effect. The artists would tend to express emotion of current events or personal experiences or even the reality of the world. Expressionism reflected positivism and Impressionism. Some major works from this art era include The Scream and Blue Horses. Some major artists of this art era include Franz Marc and Edvard Munch.