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Modern Art -Pablo Picasso introduces modern art to the world, and becomes know as the "Sovereign of Modern Art."
"Guernica" - Picasso pints this masterpiece in Paris, symbolizing the horror and cruelty that occured in the Spanish town due to the beginning of WWII.
"The Dream" - Picasso paints this based on his affair with Marie.
Lascaux Cave Paintings - These Freanch caves were found depicting over 2,000 paintings from the stone age (mostly black and white).
Greek Art - Democratic government that allowed creativity to flow. Begin with rigid sculptures adopted from Romans, then transitions into more fluid, freeform sculptures. Only art remaining from era is located on ceramic vases.
Egyptian Art - Totalitarian government focused on very systematic art. Very rigid paintings that focused on presenting the best imagine of the human body by position body parts singularly. Art revolved around the afterlife.
Cave paintings - The believed time when cave paintings first began to appear. Focused on animals in hope for a successful hunt.
Hellenistic Era (100 yrs) - Transition from the rigid art/sculptures the Greeks began with to more freeform/less rigid sculptures and paintings.
Roman Empire (1000 yrs) - Took over the Greek empire and adopted their art culture. Made Greek art and sculptures more realistic with the incorporation of flaws. Art culture included metal works such as the "Symbol of Rome."
Renaissance - Begins in Florence, Italy. Known as the "Rebirth." Church becomes the prominent leaders of the world, more specifically the Catholic Church.
"The Morning of Christ" - Giotto becomes one of the first painters in history to be connected to a work of art.
Botticelli - Trendsetter of Renaissance Art. Known for "Primevera" and "The Birth of Venus" which both used perspective , the key to the new art of the Renaissance era.
Donatello - Another trendsetter that is best known for the first free standing sculpture since the Greek empire, "David and Goliath."
Leonardo da Vinci - Trendsetter most famously known for paintings such as "Mona Lisa"(1503), "Vitruvian Man"(1490), and "The Last Supper"(1498).
Michelangelo - Trendsetter of the era known for "David"(1504) and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel(1508-1512).
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