the dates and characteristics of each art movement throughout history can be difficult for students. From prehistoric art of rock carvings and engravings created in the Old Stone Age to contemporary movements that continue to evolve, there is an expansive
timeline of movements, each with their own defining features and leading contributors.
created a helpful tool
for art and history teachers that highlights each art movement in chronological order, its leading contributors, key characteristics, and prominent examples of art that came out of each era. It uncovers more well-known movements like that of Impressionism
and Claude Monet’s impact but also dives into more obscure movements like Mannerism, Op Art, and Arte Povera. Use this visual to help guide students through the course of art history, and help them gather inspiration from the different movements.