notes 1 - Western Europe aka Medieval Art Developed...

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Art History 2300 1/9/12 30,000- 3,000 B.C. = prehistoric art existed before writing. Ex. Cave paintings, sculptures Nomadic people 3,000-7300 B.C.= Ancient Near East Mesopotamia; modern day Iraq Civilizations Sumerians, Acadians, Asyrians, Egypt: massive architecture, sculpture Greece: elevated sculpture of human body, influential in Western World 300 B.C.- 400 A.D.= Rome Influential due to size of empire Widespread art and architecture Late antique/Early Christian 400 A.D. to 1200 A.D. = Byzantine Still existed after Roman Empire fell 400 A.D. to 1200 A.D. = Middle Ages
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Unformatted text preview: Western Europe aka Medieval Art Developed Romanesque and Gothic Art; known more for architecture them art Middle Ages- Islamic Art 1350 A.D. to 1600 A.D.= Northern Renaissance North of Italy Change of materials in paintings- oil Realism Non Western Art: China, Hindu, and Africa Basic questions: What is art history? What good is art history? What is the focus of art history? How old is it? What is its style? What is its subject? Who made it? Who paid for it?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ARHI 2300 taught by Professor Kemling during the Spring '09 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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