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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

 

 

ARTISTIC CULTURES OF ASIA & THE AMERICAS


Artistic Cultures of Asia and the Americas

The Art of Asia

EXPLORATION:
Indian Court Painting
EXPLORATION:
Japanese Ukiyo-e

Japanese Prints

Hiroshige's
"Tokaido"

Hokusai's
"Views of Mt. Fuji" and "Panoramic View of Sumidagawa River"

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi "Tsuki hyakushi" - 100 Aspects of the Moon

Sesshu's Long Scrolll
"East and West"


Pre-Columbian Art
Collection: African Masks

 

 

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

Alma-Tadema
Altdorfer
Angelico, Fra
Arcimboldo
Bacon
Bosch

Botticelli
Boucher
Bouguereau
Bruegel
Burne-Jones
Canaletto
Caravaggio
Cezanne
Chagall
Chirico
Claude Lorrain
Constable
Corot
Correggio
Courbet
Cranach

Dali
Daumier
David

Degas
Delacroix
Delvaux
Dore
Durer
Dyck, van
El Greco
Ernst
Jan van Eyck
Fragonard
Friedrich
Gainsborough
Gauguin
Gericault
Giorgione

Giotto
Van Gogh
Goya
Gros
Grunewald
Hiroshige
Hogarth
Hokusai
Holbein
Hopper

Ingres
Jordaens
Kahlo
Kandinsky
Klee

Klimt
Leighton
Leonardo da Vinci
Limbourg brothers
Lorenzetti
Magritte
Manet 
Mantegna
Massys
Matisse
Michelangelo
Millet
Miro
Modigliani

Monet
Moreau
Moses Grandma
Munch
Murillo
Orozco

Picasso
Pissarro
Poussin
Raphael
Redon
Rembrandt
Renoir
Rivera
Rodin
Rossetti
Rousseau
Rubens
Seurat
Tiepolo
Tintoretto
Titian

Tolouse-Lautrec
Turner
Uccello
Velazquez
Vermeer
Veronese
Warhol
Waterhouse
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

Albeniz Borodin Donizetti Hindemith Prokofiev Schutz
Albinoni Brahms Dowland Janacek Puccini Scriabin
Allegri Britten Dvorak Kodaly Purcell Sibelius
Arne Bruckner Falla Leoncavallo Rachmaninov Smetana
Auber Busoni Field Liszt Rameau Strauss J.S.
Bach Byrd Gabrieli Lully Ravel Strauss R.
Barber Carissimi Gershwin Mahler Respighi Stravinsky
Bartok Charpentier Gesualdo Mendelssohn Rimsky-Korsakov Tallis
Beethoven Cherubini Glinka Meyerbeer Rossini Tchaikovsky
Bellini Chopin Gluck Monteverdi Saint-Saens Telemann
Bernstein Clementi Gounod Mozart Scarlatti Verdi
Berwald Corelli Grieg Mussorgsky Schoenberg Victoria
Berlioz Couperin Handel Pachelbel Shostakovich Villa-Lobos
Bizet Debussy Haydn Paganini Schubert Vivaldi
Boccherini Delibes Hildegard Palestrina Schumann Wagner
Orff "Carmina Burana"


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. Marilyn 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)
 

Dictionary of Art and Artists  
     
Dictionary of Writers  
     
Dictionary of Photographers  



 

 

 


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14.09.2005

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