AP Euro Art

Events

post Black Death

1358

Large focus on death (macabre)
Wiped out entire guild of artists and people stop supporting artists because feel guilty about enjoying life when supposed to be concerned about gain salvation

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio=Italian writers in vernacular language (Italian)
Renaissance caused realism and classical knowledge to be accepted again
Individualism and secularism were 2 important characteristics of Italian Renaissance, and Italy was cultural leader of Europe
Mostly Renaissance product of wealthy, urban lay society, and important literary movement associated with Renaissance is humanism movement based on the study of Classical literary works
Humanist examine the classics and not only religion but teachings
Most humanists hold secular jobs and were laymen rather than clergy

Mannerism

1520 - 1600

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Rococco

1750 - 1800

Romanticism

1800 - 1850

Realism

1848 - 1900

Impressionism

1870 - 1890

Post-impressionism

1885 - 1910

Art nouveau

1890 - 1910

Abstract Expressionism

1940 - 1950

Pop art

1950 - 1979