The History of Art And The Curious Lives of Famous Painters
Major Art Periods and Movements
Prehistoric Paleolithic 35,000 - 8,000 BC, Mesolithic 8,000 - 3,500 BC, Neolithic 5,000 - 1,500 BC
Assyrian 1520 - 612 BC
Egyptian Old Kingdom 3200 - 2185 BC, Middle Kingdom 2040 - 1650 BC , New Kingdom 1550 - 1070 BC
Greek 700-323 BC
Roman 500 BC-350 AD
Early Christian Art 1 - 331 AD
Migration Period 300 -900 AD
Early Renaissance 1350-1500
High Renaissance 1450-1530
Northern Renaissance 1350-1600
Academic Classicism 1865-1920
Art Nouveau 1890-1920
Art Deco 1915-1940
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