AP European History Timeline

Art Movements

Italian Renaissance

1350 - 1550

period of cultural, artistic, and intellectual revival
distant awakening from the "darkness" of the middle ages

Northern Renaissance

1450 - 1700

the emergence of market economies bring renewal artistically and prosperity
art was more biblical

Mannerism

1520 - 1600

busy, dark, twisted in poses
a contrast in light and dark
dramatic
clouds

Baroque

1550 - 1750

the desire for luxury
more colorful
motion and space in concern
dramatic

Rococo

1710 - 1790

less formal
classic in the sense that its people
people reading and dancing
EX.
The Boy Blue

neoclassicism

1790 - 1820

revival of classic (the biblical art and roman/greek revival)
nationalism
EX.
Liberty Leading the People (Lady with French Flag)

Romanticism

1820 - 1860

landscapes
emotional
glorifies nature (landscapes ect.)
EX.
Slave Ship (Turner) reacted to the zong and slavery

Realism

1850 - 1870

shows the "common man"

Impressionism

1870 - 1920

showing people in cities
showing people in towns with pretty landscapes
looking at the world
EX.
Van Gogh Scream
Van Gogh Starry Night

Modernism

1910 - 1945

challenged polite society
against order and reason
EX.
Picasso Three Musicians
Picasso Guernica