Contents


The Ancient World:
From Ritual to Rationalism

    Cave Painting * The Ancient Near East *
    Ancient Egypt * Minoan Painting * Ancient Greece *
    Etruscan Painting * The Roman Empire

The Middle Ages: Age of Faith

    Early Christian Painting * Byzantine Painting *
    Early Medieval Painting * Romanesque Painting *
    Gothic Painting

The Renaissance:
Miracles in a Measurable Universe

    Giorgio Vasari * Giotto * Masaccio * Leon Batista Alberti *
    Leonardo da Vinci * Michelangelo Buonarroti *
    Raphael * Titian * Jan van Eyck * Hieronymus Bosch *
    Albrecht Durer * Pieter Breughel the Elder

The Baroque: The Politics of Piety

    Italy * France * Flanders * The Netherlands *
    Spain * Rococo

The Nineteenth Century:
Realism and Revolution

    Neoclassicism * Romanticism * Realism * The United States

Impressionism and Post-Impressionism:
Light and Modern Life

    Claude Monet * Pierre-Auguste Renoir * Mary Cassatt *
    Edouard Manet * Edgar Degas * Berthe Morisot *
    Georges Seurat * Paul Gauguin * Vincent van Gogh *
    Henri de Toulouse Lautrec * Paul Cézanne

The Twentieth Century:
Age of -isms

    Cubism * Fauvism * Expressionism * Futurism *
    Suprematism * De Stijl * Dada * Surrealism *
    The Muralists * Realism * Abstract Expressionism *
    Pop Art


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