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Art History Era & Style Links
ART HISTORY ERA & STYLE LINKS:

Cave Paintings
On the Cave of Lascaux. Virtually examine and learn about prehistoric cave paintings at this interactive site.
From New World Encyclopedia, an entry on the history of cave paintings.

Egyptian Art
From Artchive--here are several paragraphs of historical background as well as links to view art pieces at the bottom of the page.
From Artlex--more history and links to pictures

Greek Art
From Artchive--lots of history & picture links.
From GreekLandscapes.com--this is a clear place to see the various movements--kind of a timeline of Greek art, where you can click on each of those areas and read more.
A massive gallery of art, objects, and buildings from Tufts.

Roman
From Kidipede--don't be distracted by book ads, but after you read, click for for the next page.
Examples of art from Artlex

Byzantine
From Kidipede--basic background.
Examples of art from Artlex

Pre-Columbian
Extensive background on all aspects of Pre-Columbian art.
Pictures on Artlex.

Early Chinese Art
A very simplified history of Chinese art
There are many different phases of early Chinese art; see the links under the introduction.

Medieval
Basic history for kids on Medieval art.
Easy links to different types of Medieval art and background on them.
From New York Carver, an extensive gallery of Medieval art works as well as

Romanesque
Scroll to the links on Romaneque art.
From the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History--an in-depth history of Romanesque art with small links at the top to art works with info about each one.

Gothic
From the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History--an in-depth history of Romanesque art with small links at the top to art works with info about each one.
From World Wide Arts Resources--an in-depth description as well as a few live links below to more information about specific Gothic artists.

Renaissance
From Paris Webmuseu--background and history art during the Renaissance.
From Hanover; an extensive gallery of paintings from the Renaissance.

Baroque
From Webmuseum, Paris--background on the Baroque period in art.
Images from Artlex.

Neoclassicism
Background on Neoclassicism from arteducation.com.
Images from Artlex.

Romanticism
From the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History--an in-depth history of Romantic art with small links at the top to art works with info about each one.

Realism Art
From a French tourism page, background with links at the bottom to sites with specific artists who painted in the style of Realism
From World Wide Arts Resources--an in-depth description as well as a few live links below to more information about specific Realism artists.

Impressionism
From the Artchive--history.
Visuals from Artlex.

Post-Impressionism
A neat visual site with a history of the movement that has pictures embedded as you read.

Fauvism
From Art Industri which promotes the work of students, amateur & professional artists and art galleries.  A brief timeline and summary.
From Artlex--check out the visual examples.

Expressionism
From Art Industri which promotes the work of students, amateur & professional artists and art galleries.  A brief timeline and summary.
From Artlex--check out the visual examples.

Cubism
From the Tate museum, a brief history with links embedded to explore further.
Visual examples...

Dada
From about.com's section on art history: a summary of the movement.
From a site that sells art prints, but has made a visually appealing page of history for the Dada movement, you can find a brief history and definition as well as links to specific artists with which it is associated.  Remember, the point isn't to buy, just to look.  Lots of great, vividly colored examples.

Bauhaus
From World Wide Arts Resources--an in-depth description as well as a few live links below to more information about specific artists involved in the Bauhaus School.

Art Deco
From arthistoryguide.com--a very brief description, coupled with several links below to specific Art Deco artists.

Surrealism
An excellent history of Surrealism, by a private citizen, Maria Sanchez.  However, the information is solid.
From California State University--a neat link to lots of visuals from Surreal artists.

Non Figurative
From constable.net, an extensive entry on Piet Mondrian, a non figurative artist.

Regionalism
From The University of Virginia--an in-depth study.

Abstract Expressionism
From Infoplease--this entry contains an extensive definition.
From Artlex--check out the examples.

Color Field Painting
From Artlex--quick definition & examples below.
An entry from High Beam Encyclopedia

Pop Art
From World Wide Arts Resources--definition & artists (with biographies & artworks)

Op Art
Definition...
Examples...

Minimalism
From ArtCyclopedia--a short definition as well as links to artists who are known for this form.

Photo Realism
From theartists.org--contains a definition and several links to artists who work with photo realism.

Installation Art
From Art & Culture--a definition with recommended URLs in order to explore further.


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last updated 11/5/08 by M. Teppo  melissa_teppo@sumnersd.org


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