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ART HISTORY for kids 

Art History

noun

  1. the academic study of the history and development of painting, sculpture, and the other visual arts.

An art movement is a tendency or style in art with a specific common philosophy or goal, followed by a group of artists during a restricted period of time, (usually a few months, years or decades) or, at least, with the heyday of the movement defined within a number of years. Art movements were especially important in modern art, when each consecutive movement was considered as a new avant-garde.

THIS SECTION OF THE WEBSITE TAKES YOU ON A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME,  TRAVELLING ACROSS THE GLOBE TO DISCOVER ART AND THE CULTURES BEHIND IT. 

PERIODS OF ART HISTORY

cave painting of hands
medieval art depicting the Madonna and child

THE MIDDLE AGES

art from Statement of Ur
art history, renaissance

THE RENAISSANCE

ancient Egyptian art
girl with the pearl earing

BAROQUE

ancient Greek battle image

GREEK & ROMAN

impressionism, art history

IMPRESSIONISM

post impressionism featuring van gogh
expressionism art
Klimt artwork
pop art thumbnail, Andy Warhol

POST IMPRESSIONISM

EXPRESSIONISM

ART NOUVEAU

POP ART

MORE ARTIST PROFILES SOON
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