A Comparison and Contrast of Works of Four Art Movements: A Progression Through Time Humans have always expressed themselves and their surroundings through art. From the most primitive, ancient idols of prehistory to the contemporary works of the 21st century, art serves as visual histories of time and place. When art makes a significant sea change in style, purpose, medium, or intent it navigates from one artistic movement and segues into the next. As humans we like to categorize and artistic endeavors are no exception. Though some works may straddle two de facto movements, they tend to fall into one art era or another; this is the most defining, fundamental aspect of great art. Therefore, it is important to understand art as having come...The end:
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