Images to Explore

In this section, art is grouped by subject matter. For many centuries, and in some cases, for many thousands of years, artists have depicted similar subjects. The images in this section demonstrate how artists explore, comment on, and make sense of the world around them through visual means. You will see how artists over time have interpreted the same subject matter in very different ways.

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In this section, you can read excerpts from important authors of art history. Their ideas have formed and contributed to art history in many ways.

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Art Historical Time Periods

This section showcases the most representative works from each art historical time period. The names of the art historical time periods match with your textbook chapters. You may use this section as a study tool to ensure you are familiar with the most important work from each era.

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