History in Art July 27, 2019

The history of Western Art shows us that history is, in fact, in our art. The major art movements reflect the basic ‘feeling’, the prevailing ideas and events, of our times. Art is, after all, inherently visceral in nature. So it’s not surprising that the art of the day can tell us ‘what’s going on’ underneath the surface. Briefly, here are some examples of how art periods have reflected major events in human history. Prehistoric…

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