Art History Timeline

Paleolithic Period (40,000-7000 BCE)
Neolithic Period (8000-2300 BCE)
Bronze Age (2300-1000 BCE)
Ancient Egyptian Art (3150-1069 BCE)
Aegean Art (3000-1000 BCE)
Ancient Greece (1000 BCE- 1 CE)
Etruscan and Roman Art (800-400 CE)
Early Christian, Jewish, and Byzantine (100 CE-1500 CE)
Islamic Art (600-1600 CE)
Indian (2800 BCE-1200 CE)
Chinese (5000 BCE-1300 CE)
Japanese (2600 BCE-1400 CE)
Americas before 1300 BCE (1500 BCE-1300 CE)
Ancient Africa (2500 BCE-1700 CE)
Early Medieval (500-1000 CE)
Romanesque (1050-1200 CE)
Gothic (1140-1500 CE)
Northern Renaissance (1400-1600s)
Early Renaissance (1400s)
High Renaissance (1500s)
Mannerism (1525-1600)
Baroque (1600-1700s)
Rococo (1700-1780)
Neoclassicism (1760-1860)
Romanticism (1760-1860)
Naturalism (1830-1850)
Pre-Raphalites (1850)
Realism (1848-1870)
Impressionism (1870-1885)
Neo-Impressionism (1870-1890)
Post-Impressionism (1884-1900)
Symbolism/Expressionism (1890-1900)
Art Nouveau (1890-1910)
American Realism (1850-1920)
American Architecture and Skyscraper (1900)
Fauvism (1905-1910)
German Expressionism: Die Brücke (The Bridge) (1905-1940)
German Expressionism: Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider) (1908-1915)
Analytic Cubism (1907-1940)
Synthetic Cubism (1912-1940)
Futurism (1912-1914)
19th and 20th Century Sculpture
de Stijl (The Style) (1917-1924)
Purism (1917-1921)
Bauhaus in Germany (1919-1933)
Dada (1916-1933)
Surrealism (1924-1936)
Precisionism (1920-1935)
American Scene: Regionalism (1925-1950)
American Scene: Urban Realism (1925-1955)
American Scene: Social Realism (1930-1940)
Harlem Renaissance (1932-1970)
Abstract Expressionism: Jungian Phase (1934-1950)
Abstract Expressionism: Action Painting (1938-1970)
Abstract Expressionism: Color Field Painting (1948-1960)
Abstract Expressionism: Second Generation (1942-1970)
Pop Art (1958-1995)
Neo Dada: Assemblage (1958-1985)
Neo Dada: Fluxus (1962-1970)
Neo Dada: Happenings (1958-1965)
Neo Dada: Performance Art (1954-1960)
Figurative Art (1964-1980)
Op Art (1965-1980)
Minimalism (1965-1968)
Post-Minimalism (1968-1970)
Conceptual Art (1965-1985)
Modern and Postmodern Architecture (1954-Present)
Earthworks (1965-1980)
Super Realism (1972-1985)
Feminist Art (1965-1980)
Neo-Expressionism (1974-1988)
Neo-Conceptualism (1985-Present)
Later Feminist Art (1980-Present)
Public Art (1980-Present)
Installation Art (1985-Present)
Video Art (1995-Present)