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HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION &
CULTURE


HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION &
CULTURE

(S I T E   M A P
)
PART ONE


From Prehistoric
to Romanesque  Art

Gothic Art

Renaissance 
Art

Baroque and Rococo
Art

The Art of Asia

Neoclassicism,
Romanticism  Art
Art
Styles in 19th century


PART TWO

Art of
the 20th century


PART THREE

Artists and
Paintings that Changed the World


PART FOUR
Western art

History of Architecture
and Sculpture

PART FIVE

History of Photography

Dictionary of Photographers

PART SIX

History of Classical
Music

PART SEVEN

History of Literature

Dictionary of Writers




PART EIGHT

History of the World
History of Religions
History of
Philosophy

PART NINE

Miscellanea


PART TEN

Dictionary of Art
and Artists

PART ONE


PREHISTORIC
&
ANCIENT ART
HELENIC & ITALIC CIVILIZATIONS



(From Prehistoric
to Romanesque  Art Map)


INTRODUCTION

ART THROUGH
THE AGES.

What
is

Art?

From the Paleolithic Age
to the Pre-Classical Civilizations

Prehistoric Art

The Art of the Ancient Kingdoms

The Art of the Ancient East

Ancient  Aegean Art
 
 Hellenic and Italic
Civilizations

The Art of the Greeks

Italic Art

 

THE ANCIENT
WORLD FROM THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE FOURTH
CRUSADE



(From Prehistoric
to Romanesque  Art Map)

An Art for
Europe, Asia and Africa

 

Art of the Roman Empire
 
 
 From Late Antiquity to the
Romanesque

The Early Christians and their
Art


Barbarian Art

Byzantine Art

Collection:

Russian
Architecture
and

Russian Icons

From Carolingian to Romanesque
Art

 

GOTHIC ERA



(Gothic Art Map)

Gothic Art

EXPLORATION:


Revelations
.

Art of the Apocalypse

EXPLORATION:

Gothic Era

EXPLORATION:

Albrecht Durer

Collection:

Giotto
Collection:


Rogier van der Weyden

Collection:

Hubert & Jan van Eyck
Collection:


Hans Holbein the Younger

Collection: The

Bayeux
Tapestry 
“Propaganda on cloth”
Collection:

Illuminated Manuscripts
Collection:

Limbourg brothers

(“Tres Riches Heures…”)
Collection:

Masters
of the Gothic



Art

 

RENAISSANCE & MANNERISM


(Renaissance 
Art Map)

The Early Renaissance
 


EXPLORATION:

Sandro Botticelli

Collection:

Venus – The Evening Star



The High Renaissance and Mannerism
   

EXPLORATION:

Leonardo da Vinci
Collection:

Leda and the
Swan
– myth in art

EXPLORATION:


Michelangelo

Collection:

Raphael
Collection:

Titian
Collection:


Giorgione

Collection:


El Greco
Collection:

Lucas
Cranach the Elder

EXPLORATION:

Hieronymus Bosch

EXPLORATION:


Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Collection:

Hans Baldung
Collection:


Witches in art

EXPLORATION:

Arcimboldo

EXPLORATION:

Giorgio Vasari “Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Collection:


Theodore De Bry

Indians of North America

School of Fontainebleau

 

BAROQUE &
ROCOCO


(
Baroque and Rococo
Art Map
)

Baroque and Rococo 

The 17th Century: the Age of
Spectacle





EXPLORATION:

Rembrandt
Collection:

Danae

Collection:

Susanna and the Elders

Collection:

Bathsheba

EXPLORATION:

Vermeer

EXPLORATION:

Velazquez

EXPLORATION:

The Art of the Portrait

Collection:


Caravaggio
Collection:



Peter Paul Rubens

Collection:

Marie de’ Medici cycle


by Peter
Paul Rubens

Collection:


Jacques

Callot
“Miseries of War”
Collection:

William Hogarth

“A Harlot’s Progress”
Collection:

Francois Boucher

Collection:

Anatomy Art

 
 

NEOCLASSICISM
& ROMANTIC ERA



(Neoclassicism,
Romanticism  Art Map)

Neoclassicism
and

Romanticism

Collection:



Jacques-Louis David

Collection:

Between Two
Revolutions

(From David to Delacroix)

Collection:

Napoleon Bonaparte


Collection:



Thomas Rowlandson

(comic images of familiar social types)

Collection:

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres

EXPLORATION:

Francisco de Goya
                    

“CAPRICHOS”,

“DISASTERS OF WAR”,

“DISPARATES”,

“TAUROMAQUIA”

Orientalism
Collection:

David Roberts

“A Journey in the Holy Land
Collection:

Jean-Leon Gerome

A Return to the Past

Nazarenes

Pre-Raphaelites

EXPLORATION:

Romantic Era


Official Art
(Academic Art)
Collection:

Adolphe
William Bouguereau
Collection:

Lord Frederic Leighton
Collection:

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Collection:

John
William

Godward

Art Styles in the Industrial 19th
Century

The Creation of the Metropolis

Art, Technology and Industry
Collection:

Dore

(Bible,
Dante, Ariosto, Rabelais, Milton, Cervantes, Tennyson,
Poe)


Furnishings and Fashions

The European Influence

 

IMPRESSIONISM &
POST-IMPRESSIONISM

(Art
Styles in 19th century Art Map)


Realism



Barbizon School




The Impressionism
 
Collection:

Claude Monet
Collection:


Edouard Manet

Collection:


Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Collection:

Edgar Degas

New Trends in the 19th and 20th
Centuries

Post-Impressionism


Collection:


Paul Cezanne


Pointillism

EXPLORATION:

Vincent van Gogh
EXPLORATION:

The Chronicle
of Impressionism

 

A CRISIS OF TRADITION & THE BIRTH OF CONTEMPORARY ART

(Art
Styles in 19th century Art Map)

Symbolism

EXPLORATION:

Henri Rousseau

Nabis

EXPLORATION:

Matisse

Fauvism

Collection:


Odilon Redon

“The Unconscious”
Collection:


Aubrey Beardsley

“Beardsley’s Vision”
Collection:

Paul Gauguin
Collection:

Auguste Rodin

EXPLORATION:

Gustav Klimt


The Modern Style

Art
Nouveau

EXPLORATION:


Alphonse Mucha

PART

TWO


ART OF THE 20TH
CENTURY

(Art of
the 20th century Art Map)

Folk Art, Naive Art

EXPLORATION:

Naive Art

EXPLORATION:

Grandma Moses


Year by Year – 1900 -1916

Russian  Silver Age 


World
of Art (Mir iskusstva)
– 1898

Blue Rose
– 1904

Expressionism

– 1905


Die Brucke
– 1905

EXPLORATION:

Edvard Munch

EXPLORATION:

Amedeo Modigliani

EXPLORATION:

Francis Bacon


Cubism

– 1907

EXPLORATION:

Pablo Picasso

The Eight. The Ashcan school – 1908

Futurism
– 1909

Jack of Diamonds
– 1910

Der Blaue Reiter

1911


Section d’Or (Golden Section)

– 1912

Orphism –
1912

Rayonism


1912

Constructivism

– 1913


Vorticism

– 1914

Suprematism – 1915

 

ART OF THE 20TH
CENTURY

(Art of
the 20th century Art Map)



Year by Year – 1916 -1924

Dadaism


– 1916

De Stijl – 1917

Pittura Metafisica

(Metaphysical

Art)

1917

Purism

1918

Neo-plasticism

1919

The Bauhaus school


1919

Art Deco
– 1920
Collection:

Charles Dana Gibson
Collection:


Tamara de Lempicka
Collection:


d’Erte
Collection:

Norman Lindsay

“Love on Earth”

Pin-Up Art

Precisionism – 1920


The Mexican Muralists – 1921

EXPLORATION:

Diego Rivera

New Objectivity
– 1924

Novecento group
– 1924


EXPLORATION:



Marc Chagall

 
 

ART OF THE 20TH
CENTURY

(Art of
the 20th century Art Map)



Year by Year – 1924 -1929



Surrealism

– 1924


EXPLORATION:

Surrealist Art

EXPLORATION:

Salvador Dali

Max Ernst


“A Week of Kindness”
(A surrealistic novel in
collage)

EXPLORATION:


Rene Magritte

EXPLORATION:

Surrealism

Collection:


Frida Kahlo

“Frida –
The Life in Self-Portraits”

A

ddition:

From Surrealism to
Fantastic Art 
(Dream art,
Visionary art, Neo-surrealism,
Magic realism,
Psychedelic art, Visual art, Fantastic realism)
 

 
 

ART OF THE 20TH
CENTURY

(Art of
the 20th century Art Map)



Year by Year – 1930 -1999

The New Architecture

The Harlem Renaissance
American Scene
Painting



Art and Politics

Socialist Realism
– 1932


Art in the Postwar Period

Abstract Expressionism
– 1943


Art brut

– 1945

COBRA
– 1948


Art Informel
-1948

Tachism –
1954


The New Avant-garde and
Postmodernism

Soviet Nonconformist Art

Collection:

Fernando Botero

Collection:

Balthus



Nouveau Realisme
– 1960

Kinetic Art
– 1961


Optical Art
– 1965

Pop Art– 1965

Collection:

Nude in Art of the 20th century

“The Second Temple of
Beauty”


Conceptual Art


Happening
& Performance Art


Body Art
– 1965

Visual Poetry
– 1965

Minimalism
– 1965


Arte Povera

– 1967


Land art

Graffiti

Photo
& Hyperrealism

Art Now


(Artists at the Rise
of the New Millennium)
 

PART

THREE

ARTISTS & PAINTIGS THAT CHANGED
THE
WORLD

Artists and
Paintings that Changed the World

Paintings that Changed the World

FROM LASCAUX TO WARHOL

The Modern Mind.

Modern
Art.

FROM
IMPRESSIONISM TO POST-MODERNISM

Abstract Art.

ABSTRACT ART SINCE POLLOCK


100 Greatest Artists of the World

FROM ALMA-TADEMA TO WATTEAU

PART FOUR

ARCHITECTURE & SCULPTURE

History of

Architecture
and Sculpture


(Western art
PAINTING,
SCULPTURE and ARCHITECTURE
,

PHOTOGRAPHY)

THE
ANCIENT WORLD



THE MIDDLE AGES


THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO


THE MODERN WORLD


TWENTIETH-CENTURY


INDEX

PART

FIVE

PHOTOGRAPHY


History of Photography




Introduction



History of
Photography



A World History of Photography



The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991

Dictionary of Photographers


 



PART
SIX

CLASSICAL
MUSIC

History of Classical
Music

(Classical
Music Map
)


Introduction


Classical
Music

The Middle Ages and the Renaissance

The Baroque Era

The Classical Era

The Romantic Era

The Romantic Legacy

The Modern Age

The great composers and their
masterworks in MP3 format


A
Brief
History of Jazz

PART

SEVEN

HISTORY OF
WORLD LITERATURE

History of  Literature


(Based
on Encyclopaedia Britannica, Wikipedia,
Macmillan Encyclopedia, etc. MASTERPIECES
of World Literature, BIOGRAPHIES of Writers and
Philosophers, more than 300 CLASSIC TEXTS in English,
ILLUSTRATIONS by G. Dore, W. Blake, S. Dali, A.
Beardsley, M. Chagall, etc
.)




A Brief History of Western
Literature

History of English Literature

History of French Literature

History of German Literature

History of Russian Literature

History of American Literature

A Brief History of
Eastern
Literature

Miscellanea

Dictionary of
Writers


 

PART

EIGHT

HISTORY OF THE WORLD



History of the World

 


(Based
on Encyclopaedia Britannica, Wikipedia,
Macmillan Encyclopedia, etc.
)

History of the World

History of Religions
History of
Philosophy
A Little History
of the World
Library of the
History of the
World

PART NINE

MISCELLANEA

Miscellanea


Fantasy Art


Vintage Photography
Gallery (Retro)

Fine Art
Photography

HOLLYWOOD
(The Golden Age)

Pin-Up Art

Nude in Art of the 20th century

“The Second Temple of
Beauty”

Posters

Alchemy & Mysticism.

The
Hermetic Cabinet


Cats
Encyclopedia

Idols

(Elvisiana. Elvis Presley-Pop Idol.


M
arilyn
Monroe
“American symbol
)


Faeries
by

H. Johnson
,

Good faeries & bad faeries“ by

B. Froud


Graffiti
Remix Art (Cedric  Tanguy.


Yasumasa Morimura)

Tarot.
The Pictorial Key to the Tarot
(by Arthur Edward Waite)

Tattoo
Body
art

(Youri Messen-Jaschin)

Monalisamania

Kitsch
,

Velvet painting
,

Provocative art
Psychedelic
art

(H.
R. Giger
)

PART TEN

ARTISTS INDEX


Dictionary of Art
and Artists

Entries on all the
major artists
Short, incisive biographies of over 4500 artists,
including many new entries on modern artists
Evaluations of the works of the greatest artists and
their location
Expositions of the best-known groups or schools of
artists
Descriptions of artistic techniques and styles
Definitions of artistic movements

(based
on “The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and
Artists”,
“The Yale Dictionaryof Art and Artists”, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Wikipedia,
Macmillan Encyclopedia, etc)
 

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