Timeline of Paintings
Created by acapodieci on Feb 4, 2011
Last updated: 05/10/11 at 10:16 AM
Robert Indiana-New York City
This painting refelcts the new era of Pop Art that started to evovle in the 1900's. Robert Indiana's sculpture conveys a complementarty color scheme with the red and blues, as well as proportion by its perfect square shape
Andy Warhol, New York
Rene Magritte, Belgium
Jackson Pollock, The Met
This unorganized, unconventional painting by Pollock shows the vartiey that follows the element of line. Pollock used a drip techniqure to produce this painting and created arcs, swirls, and other lines.
Ansel Adams, New Mexico
Discovered in 1940, the original caves are located near the village of Montignac Paleolithic cave painting
Gorgia O'Keefe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
This painting and its specific shapes and outline the bones of a natural skull through the different complementary colors. It is detailed and specific, and reveal the interesting shapes of a bone.
Georgia O'Keeffe, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
O'Keeffe protrays the elemet of shape and space through her flower paintings, specifically Red Poppy, by enlarging it to fill the entire poster. She broadens the viewer's eye and allows them to look into the internal aspects of a flower.
Pablo Picasso,Guggenheim Museum, New York
Charles Demuth, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
This is a still life painting because it focuses centrally on the flowers and the lemons. There is no other objects in the painting and Demuth draws the viewers eyes straight into the flowers & lemons.
Robert Henri, National Gallery of Art
Henri uses the element color to create meaning in his painting of Thomas Cafferty. He paints Thomas's cheeks rosey, and his attire in dull colors showing the attire of a young, urban boy living in the city.
Alfred Stieglitz, The Met, New York
Edward Hopper, 1914
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
František Kupka, MoMA
The element of art, shape is bold in this painting and allowed Kupa to create a unique overall picutre for the viewer.
Henri Matisse, Museum of Modern Art
By making the entire background red, Matisse emphasized the element of line. Viewers are able to see the white outline of every figure and object shown in the painting because of the distinct marks that stand out due to the red background.
This painting portrays the element of art, color. By using just red, Matisse was able to convey meaning through line and contour, allowing the reader to decifier the painting regardless that everything is red.
-Located in New York City
-Third largest public library in North America
Pablo Picasso, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Edward Stiechen, The Met, New York
Salisbury Plain, UK
2400 years ago, Athens Greece
421 BC-406 BC
Ancient Greek Temple
Egypt 2560 BC
-Built between AD 40 and AD 60
-used to transport freshwater from one place to another
-built as a temple to honor all of the Gods, but was later converted into a Christian Church.
Athens, Greece 447 BC
-deticated to Constantine for his victory over Maxentius in the battle at the Milvian Bridge
-Today serves as a major tourist attraction but was initally built for entertainment as an amphitheatre.
-3rd and 2nd century BCE -terra-cotta sculpture -The Musée du Louvre in Paris, France
-triumphal arch in Rome -312 CE -built in honor of Emperor Constantine's victories. -3 arches: Biggest for Constantine, smaller ones for the slaves and the army
-AD 212 and 216 -Roman public baths "thermae"
-325 370 CE -marble portrait of Emperor Constantine, eyes looking up at Heavan
-Cesear's and Trajan's -built by Julius Ceaser in 54 BC
-Disk thrower -5th century BC
-mid 8th century BCE -classic greek
-1st century Greece
-temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece -447 BC
-474 BC -Ancient Greek rein-holder
-built in the 1st century AD -interior and exterior -used for Roman entertainment as an Ampitheater
-161-180 CE -equestrian , bronze statue -Campidoglio, Rome, Italy
-460 BCE -leader of all gods, most powerful
-27 BC-14AD -marble portrait of the youthful Emperor Augustus
Fresco 15-17th centuries BC
-monogram of the Roman capitals -used to inscribe different monuments
Vincent Van Gogh, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
-Located in NYC