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Pablo Picasso finishes Guernica
Egyptian Art - The rigid structure of the Egyptian government had a restrictive effect on the art produced here.
Greek Art - Greek art differed from Egyptian art in how the human body was not structured so rigidly. Many figures were created in action poses rather than static ones.
Roman Art - Roman art borrowed much from Greek art. Often Greek sculptures were directly copied by the Romans.
Byzantine Art -Religious figures and icons were popular in the art of the Byzantines
Giotto Di Bondone - Italian painter and architect who lived in Florence.
Diego Velazquez - One of the most important painters during the Spanish Golden Age. He was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV.
Claude Lorrain - French Painter of the Baroque Era. One of the earliest important artists to concentrate on landscape painting.
Thomas Gainsborough - Was an English portrait and landscape painter. Is credited as the originator of the 18th century British landscape school.
Rembrandt - A dutch painter who worked in Amsterdam. He painted portraits for wealthy patrons where he often depicted both their wealth and their piety.
Masaccio - First great Italian painter of the Italian Renaissance. Was one of the first to use linear perspective.
Michelangelo - Italian Renaissance man due to his excellence in sculpture, painting, architecture and poetry.
Raphael - Italian painter and Architect who was famous for his frescoes that were practically 3 dimensional due to the amount of paint he used.
Leonardo da Vinci - The true renaissance man a master of skills such as invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography
Monet - French impressionist painter.
Vincent van Gogh - Dutch post-impressionist painter who is one of the most famous and influential painters of western art.
Roy Lichtenstein - An American pop artist. He created works like comic strips that documented and parodied current events.
Andy Warhol - A famous leading figure in the pop art movement. Pursued a successful career as a commercial illustrator.
Jackson Pollock - American painter and figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Well known for his unique style of drip painting.
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