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PART ONE





 

PREHISTORIC & ANCIENT ART
HELENIC & ITALIC CIVILIZATIONS

(From Prehistoric to Romanesque  Art Map)

From the Paleolithic Age to the Pre-Classical Civilizations

Prehistoric Art

The Art of the Ancient Kingdoms

The Art of the Ancient East

Ancient  Aegean Art

 
 
Hellenic and Italic Civilizations

The Art of the Greeks

Italic Art

 

 

THE ANCIENT WORLD FROM THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE FOURTH CRUSADE

(From Prehistoric to Romanesque  Art Map)

An Art for Europe, Asia and Africa

 
Art of the Roman Empire
 
 
 
From Late Antiquity to the Romanesque


The Early Christians and their Art

Barbarian Art

Byzantine Art


Collection: Russian Architecture and Russian Icons

From Carolingian to Romanesque Art

 

 

GOTHIC ERA

(Gothic Art Map)

Gothic Art

EXPLORATION:
Revelations. Art of the Apocalypse (by Nancy Grubb)

EXPLORATION: Gothic Era ("Painting of the Gothic Era" by R. Suckale, M. Weniger)

EXPLORATION: Albrecht Durer
("Durer" by Wolfram Prinz)

Collection:
The Bayeux Tapestry 
"Propaganda on cloth"
Collection: Illuminated Manuscripts
Collection:
Limbourg brothers ("Tres Riches Heures...")
Collection:
Masters of the Gothic Art

 

 

RENAISSANCE & MANNERISM

(Renaissance  Art Map)

The Early Renaissance  
 

EXPLORATION: Sandro Botticelli "Visual Poetry"
see also:
Venus - The Evening Star

The High Renaissance and Mannerism
   
EXPLORATION: Leonardo da Vinci ("The Genius of the Renaissance" by J. Gilbert)
see also:
Monalisamania

see also:
Leda and the Swan - myth in art

Collection:
Michelangelo

EXPLORATION: Hieronymus Bosch ("Between Heaven and Hell" by W. Bosing;
                                                          "The Life and works of H. Bosch" by T. Copplestone)


EXPLORATION: Pieter Bruegel the Elder ("Peasants, Fools and Demons" by R-M. and R.Hagen)
see also:
Netherlandish Proverbs by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

EXPLORATION: Arcimboldo ("Giuseppe Arcimboldo" by Werner Kriegeskorte)

see also:
Giorgio Vasari "Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects"
(selections)
 
1  Cimabue and Giotto 
2  Donatello
3  Fra Angelico
4  Antonello da Messina, Andrea dal Castagno, and Domenico Veneziano
5  Filippo Lippi and Boticelli
6  Piero della Francesca and Luca Signorelli
7  Ghirlandajo, Cosimo Roselli, and Piero di Cosimo
8  The Bellini and Mantegna Andrea
9  Lionardo da Vinci
10  Giorgione and Fra Sebastiano del Piombo
11  Perugino and Raffaello
12  Andrea del Sarto
13  Titian
14  Michael Angelo

see also: Theodore De Bry Indians of North America

School of Fontainebleau

 

 

BAROQUE & ROCOCO

(Baroque and Rococo Art Map)

Baroque and Rococo 

The 17th Century: the Age of Spectacle

EXPLORATION:
Rembrandt ("The Mustery of the Revealed Form" by M. Bockemuhl)

EXPLORATION:
Vermeer ("Veiled Emotions" by Norbert Schneider)

EXPLORATION:
Velazquez ("The Face of Spain" by Norbert Wolf)

EXPLORATION:
The Art of the Portrait ("Masterpieces of European Portrait " by N. Schneider)
Collection:
Jacques Callot "Miseries of War"
Collection:
William Hogarth "A Harlot's Progress"

The Splendours of the 18th Century

 

 

ARTISTIC CULTURES OF ASIA & THE AMERICAS


Artistic Cultures of Asia and the Americas

The Art of Asia

EXPLORATION:
Indian Court Painting ("Indian Court Painting" by S.Kossak)

EXPLORATION:
Japanese Ukiyo-e ("Ukiyo-e. Origins and History" by M. Sato)

Japanese Prints

Hiroshige's
"Tokaido"

Hokusai's
"Views of Mt. Fuji" and "Panoramic View of Sumidagawa River"

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi "Tsuki hyakushi" - 100 Aspects of the Moon

Sesshu's Long Scrolll (commentary by Reiko Chiba)
"East and West" ("Cherry-Wood-Blossom" by T. Zacharias)


Pre-Columbian Art

 

 

NEOCLASSICISM & ROMANTIC ERA

(Neoclassicism, Romanticism  Art Map)

Neoclassicism and Romanticism

Collection: Between Two Revolutions (From David to Delacroix)
Collection: Thomas Rowlandson
(comic images of familiar social types)

EXPLORATION:
Francisco de Goya ("Life and Work" by E. L. Buchholz)

Orientalism
Collection: David Roberts "A Journey in the Holy Land" (Commentary by E. Nistri)

A Return to the Past

Nazarenes
Pre-Raphaelites

EXPLORATION: Romantic Era ("Painting of the Romantic Era"  by Norbert Wolf)


Official Art (Academic Art)

Art Styles in the Industrial 19th Century

The Creation of the Metropolis
Art, Technology and Industry

Collection:
Dore (Bible, Dante, Ariosto, Rabelais, Milton, Cervantes, Tennyson, Poe)

Furnishings and Fashions
The European Influence

 

 

IMPRESSIONISM &
POST-IMPRESSIONISM

(Art Styles in 19th century Art Map)

Realism

Barbizon School

The Impressionism
  
New Trends in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Post-Impressionism

Pointillism

EXPLORATION:
Vincent van Gogh ("Fields and Flowers" by Debra N. Mancoff)

EXPLORATION:
The Chronicle of Impressionism (by Bernard Denvir)

 

 

A CRISIS OF TRADITION & THE BIRTH OF CONTEMPORARY ART

(Art Styles in 19th century Art Map)

Symbolism

EXPLORATION:
Henri Rousseau  (by Cornelia Stabenow)

Nabis

EXPLORATION:
Matisse ("Cut-Outs"
by Gilles Neret)

Fauvism

Collection:
Odilon Redon "The Unconscious"
Collection:
Aubrey Beardsley (Beardsley's Vision)

EXPLORATION: Gustav Klimt (by Gilles Neret)

EXPLORATION:
Alphonse Mucha  ("Master of Art Nouveau" by Renate Ulmer)


The Modern Style

Art Nouveau


The Art of Africa and Oceania

Artistic Cultures of sub-Saharan Africa

Artistic Cultures of the Pacific



PART
TWO







 

ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY

(Art of the 20th century Art Map)

Folk Art, Naive Art

EXPLORATION: Naive Art (by Natalia Brodskaia)

EXPLORATION: Grandma Moses (by Jane Kallir)


Year by Year - 1900 -1916

Russian  Silver Age 
World of Art (Mir iskusstva) - 1898
Blue Rose - 1904

Expressionism - 1905
Die Brucke - 1905

EXPLORATION:
Edvard Munch (by Jean Selz)

EXPLORATION:
Amedeo Modigliani ("The Poetry of Seeing" by Doris Krystof)
see also collection: "The Second Temple of Beauty"

EXPLORATION:
Francis Bacon ("The Theater of the Body" by Jose Maria Faerna)

Cubism - 1907

EXPLORATION:
Pablo Picasso
(by Carsten-Peter Warncke)

The Eight. The Ashcan school - 1908

Futurism - 1909

Jack of Diamonds - 1910
Der Blaue Reiter - 1911
Section d'Or (Golden Section) - 1912
Orphism - 1912
Rayonism - 1912
Constructivism - 1913
Vorticism - 1914
Suprematism - 1915

 

 

ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY

(Art of the 20th century Art Map)

Year by Year - 1916 -1924

Dadaism - 1916

De Stijl - 1917
Pittura Metafisica (Metaphysical Art) - 1917
Purism - 1918
Neo-plasticism - 1919

The Bauhaus school -
1919

Art Deco
- 1920

Precisionism - 1920

The Mexican Muralists - 1921

EXPLORATION:
Diego Rivera ("A Revolutionary Spirit in Modern Art" by A.Kettenmann)

New Objectivity - 1924
Novecento group - 1924

EXPLORATION:
Marc Chagall ("Painting as Poetry" by Ingo F.Walther, Rainer Metzger)
                     (Marc Chagall "Tapestries" by Jacob Baal-Teshuna)

 
 

ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY

(Art of the 20th century Art Map)

Year by Year - 1924 -1929

Surrealism - 1924

EXPLORATION:
Surrealist Art (by Sarane Alexandrian)

EXPLORATION: Salvador Dali (by Robert Descharnes & Gilles Neret)

Max Ernst "A Week of Kindness" (A surrealistic novel in collage)

EXPLORATION:
Rene Magritte ("Thought rendered visible" by Marcel Paquet)

EXPLORATION:
Surrealism ("The Dream of Revolution" by Richard Leslie)

Collection: Frida Kahlo "Frida - The Life in Self-Portraits"

Addition:
From Surrealism to Fantastic Art 
(
Dream art, Visionary art, Neo-surrealism, Magic realism, Psychedelic art, Visual art, Fantastic realism)

 
 

ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY

(Art of the 20th century Art Map)

Year by Year - 1930 -1999


The New Architecture

The Harlem Renaissance
American Scene Painting


Art and Politics

Socialist Realism - 1932

Art in the Postwar Period

Abstract Expressionism - 1943

Art brut - 1945
COBRA - 1948
Art Informel -1948
Tachism - 1954

The New Avant-garde and Postmodernism
Soviet Nonconformist Art

Fernando Botero ("The Praise of Opulence" by Jose Maria Faerna)

Nouveau Realisme - 1960

Kinetic Art
- 1961
Optical Art - 1965

Pop Art
- 1965

see also: Pin-Up Art

Conceptual Art
Happening & Performance Art
Body Art - 1965
Visual Poetry - 1965
Minimalism - 1965
Arte Povera - 1967
Land art
Graffiti

Photo & Hyperrealism
Art Now (Artists at the Rise of the New Millennium)

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