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  •  - 400 C.E. Ancient CulturesCuneiform and the Invention of WritingBushel with ibex motifs, 4200--3500 B.C.E., SusaAugustus of PrimaportaPrehistoric Art: Paleolithic OriginsNude Woman (Venus of Willendorf)Painted Garden, Villa of Livia
  • The Neolithic RevolutionSculpture from the Parthenon's East PedimentHead of AugustusSumerian ArtAncient Near EastAncient Greek Temples at Paestum, Italy
  • Egyptian ArtThe Classical OrdersVictory Stele of Naram-SinAra PacisHellenistic GreekGemma Augustea
  • The Standard of UrArt of Akkad and UrEast and West Pediments from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Dionysiac frieze, Villa of MysteriesColosseumMaterials & Techniques
  • Arch of TitusThe Pergamon AltarNike of Samothrace
  • Exekias, Dionysos Kylix, c. 530 B.C.E. The Great Pyramids of GizaMyron's Discobolus (Discus Thrower)Babylonian Art - Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi Hadrian's Villa: A Virtual Tour
  • Parthenon FriezeJerichoPerforated Relief of Ur-NansheMaritime Theatre at Hadrian's Villa, TivoliAssyrian Art: Ashurbanipal Hunting LionsThe Parthenon: Metopes
  • The ParthenonMask of Agamemnon, c. 1550-1500 B.C.EStonehenge, Salisbury Plain, EnglandPyramid of KhufuExploring a natural mummy from early EgyptNike Adjusting Her Sandal, c. 410 B.C.E.
  • Çatal HöyükPair of Centaurs Fighting Cats of Prey from Hadrian's VillaZiggurat of UrMixing Vessel with Odysseus Escaping from the Cyclops's CaveColumn of TrajanErechtheion: Caryatid and Column
  • Neo-Babylonian Art: Ishtar Gate and Processional WayMedea Sarcophagus, 140 - 150 C.E.Art of the Persian EmpireEquestrian Sculpture of Marcus AureliusApollonius's Boxer at RestLudovisi Battle Sarcophagus
  • Jade CongCharioteer of DelphiAfter Praxiteles, Venus (Roman Copy)Palette of King NarmerPortraits of the Four TetrarchsUnfinished Kudurru
  • Ancient EgyptSarcophagus of the SpousesStele of HegesoLion Gate, Mycenae, c. 1300-1250 B.C.E.Capital of a column from the audience hall of the palace of Darius I, Susa, c. 510 B.C.E. Seated Scribe
  • Digging Through TimeBasilica of Maxentius and Constantine, c. 306-312House Altar with Akhenaten, Nefertiti and Three Daughters (Amarna Period)Pyramid of Khafre and the Great SphinxPortrait Head of Queen Tiye
  • Alexander MosaicThe Colossus of ConstantineThutmose's Bust of Nefertiti (Amarna Period)Hunefer's Book of the Dead Laocoön and his SonsMycenae
  • Ramesses IIArch of ConstantineThe Treasury of AtreusRosetta StoneArtemision Zeus or Poseidon, c. 460 B.C.E.Dipylon Amphora, c. 755-750 B.C.E.
  • Eros Sleeping and An Old Market WomanAncient Greece Geometric GreekPetraEuphronios, Attic Calyx-KraterExekias, Attic black figure amphora
  • Petra: Rock Cut FacadesPetra: Urban MetropolisKritios BoyPolykleitos, DoryphorosLysippos, Farnese Hercules
  • Barberini Faun, c. 220 B.C.E.New York KourosPyramid of MenkaureEtruscan ArtAnavysos (Kroisos) Kouros, c. 530 B.C.E.Ancient Rome
  • Peplos Kore, c. 530 B.C.E.Temple of PortunusVeristic PortraitThe Pantheon, RomeBuddhist ArtIntroduction to Buddhism
  • Four Buddhas at the American Museum of Natural HistoryLion Capital of SarnathThe Caves at AjantaThe Pillars of Ashoka
  • BorobudurDunhuang Cave-templesBodhisattva

  • 400-1300 Medieval & Byzantine ErasPilgrimage Routes & the Cult of the RelicFragment from an Early Tenth-Century Qur˒anChurch ArchitectureChartres Cathedral (part 2)Pyxis of al-Mughira
  • Early Christian ArtIntroduction to ChristianityFibulaeSinan's Rüstem Pasha Mosque, 1561-63Chartres Cathedral (part 3)
  • Early Christian Art & Architecture after ConstantineRoyal Figures (Saljuq Period)The KaabaMedieval ManuscriptsIntroduction to the Arts of the Islamic WorldSutton Hoo Ship Burial
  • Saint Matthew from the Ebbo GospelsGothic ArchitectureChartres Cathedral  (part 1)Saint-Pierre, MoissacPisa Nicola and Giovanni PisanoIntroduction to Mosque Architecture
  • The Dome of the Rock (Qubbat al-Sakhra)Standard Scenes from the Life of Christ in ArtSarcophagus in the Church of Santa Maria Antiqua (Rome) Lindau Gospels CoverCommon Types of Mosque ArchitectureCoronation Mantle
  • Sant'Apollinare in ClasseSouthwell MinsterAbout Chronological PeriodsSanta Pudenziana, RomeSarcophagus of Junius BassusSalisbury Cathedral
  • Santa PrassedeSanta SabinaArts of the Islamic World: the Early PeriodEarly ChristianBlanche of Castile and King Louis IX of France; Author Dictating to a Scribe
  • Hagia SophiaSanta Maria MaggioreIvory panel with ArchangelVirgin (Theotokos) and Child between Saints Theodore and GeorgeLast Judgment Tympanum, Cathedral of St. Lazare, AutunByzantine Art
  • Cavallini, The Last JudgementCharlemagne: An IntroductionQa'a: The Damascus RoomAlhambraThe Great Mosque of CordobaThe Bestiary
  • The when, where and who (of crusading)How was crusading justified?Early MedievalThe Mausoleum of Galla PlacidiaThe Lindisfarne Gospels
  • IconoclasmThe Great Mosque of KairouanCharlemagne and the Carolingian RevivalPentecost and Mission to the Apostles Tympanum, VézelayOverview of IslamArts of the Islamic World: the Medieval Period
  • Ilkhanid MihrabThe Paris PsalterSaint Mark's Basilica, Venice and The Anastasis mosaicIcon of Saint George (the CarolingianFontenay Abbey
  • Court Carpets of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires, An IntroductionArts of the Islamic World: the Later Period The Ardabil CarpetIcon of the Triumph of OrthodoxyOttonian Saint Trophime, Arles
  • The CrusadesBichtir, Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaikh to KingsRomanesque Great Serpent MoundThe impact of the crusadesVirgin from Ger
  • Historiated Capitals, Church of Sant Miquel, Camarasa (Noguera)Birth of the Gothic: Abbot Suger and the Ambulatory at St. DenisBerlinghieriWise and Foolish Virgins, Sant Quirze de PedretPre-Columbian CupNeo-Confucianism & Fan Kuan’s Travelers by Streams and Mountains
  • Bayeux TapestryShiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja)Art of the Americas

  • 1300-1400 Proto-Renaissance How gold-ground paintings were madeDuccio's Rucellai MadonnaFlorence in the Late Gothic period (1300s)Giotto's Arena (Scrovegni) Chapel - Part 1
  • Madonna and ChildCimabue, Santa Trinita MadonnaGiotto's Arena (Scrovegni) Chapel - Part 2 Narrative CycleSiena in the TrecentoDuccio's MaestaThe Allegories and Effects of Good and Bad Government
  • St. Francis Receiving the Stigmata Giotto's Arena (Scrovegni) Chapel, Part 3 The LamentationLorenzetti's Presentation of Jesus in the TempleGiotto's Arena (Scrovegni) Chapel - Part 4 The Last JudgmentPietro Lorenzetti's Birth of the VirginDuccio's The Virgin and Child with Saints Dominic and Aurea
  • Simone Martini's AnnunciationThe Black DeathGiotto, The Ognissanti MadonnaAndrea Pisano's Reliefs on the Campanile in FlorenceGiotto's The Entombment of MaryFollower of Bernardo Daddi, The Aldobrandini Triptych
  • Buddha of Medicine Bhaishajyaguru (Yaoshi fo)The David Vases, 1351 (Yuan dynasty)

  • 1400-1500 Renaissance in Italy and the NorthThe Norfolk Triptych, c. 1415-20CampinMadonna and ChildVan Eyck Ghent Altarpiece (closed)Orsanmichele
  • Oil Paint in VeniceBrunelleschi & Ghiberti, The Sacrifice of IsaacVan Eyck Ghent Altarpiece (open)Fra Filippo Lippi's Madonna and ChildBellini's St. FrancisSan Zeno Altarpiece
  • Linear Perspective: Filippo Brunelleschi's ExperimentDonatelloMantegnaVan Eyck's Portrait of a Man in a Red Turban (Self-Portrait?), 1433How One-Point Linear Perspective Works Nanni di Banco's Four Crowned Saints
  • Christus’s Portrait of a Young GirlPetrus Christus, Portrait of a Carthusian, 1446MasaccioVan der Goes' The Adoration of the KingsFra Angelico's The Annunciation (Prado)Masaccio's Expulsion
  • BurgundyThe Study of Human AnatomySaint SebastianPiero della Francesca’s Flagellation of ChristGiovanni Arnolfini and his WifeVan der Weyden, Deposition, c. 1435 (Prado, Madrid)
  • van der Weyden's Crucifixion TriptychFra Angelico's The AnnunciationVan Eyck's The Madonna in the ChurchPiero della Francesca'a ResurrectionUccello's The Battle of San RomanoMasaccio's Holy Trinity
  • Fra Filippo LippiBotticelli's Birth of VenusCamera degli SposiPiero della Francesca's The Baptism of ChristThe Unicorn in CaptivityMasaccio, Virgin and Child Enthroned
  • Dormition of the VirginDonatello, Saint MarkEarly Applications of Linear PerspectiveVeneziano's St. Lucy AltarpieceFeast of HerodThe Last Judgment, 1446-52
  • FlandersDonatello's Madonna of the CloudsCampin's Christ and the VirginBrunelleschi's Old SacristyDonatello, Equestrian Monument of GattamelataAlberti's Palazzo Rucellai
  • Signorelli's The Damned Cast into HellBellini's San Giobbe AltarpieceClaus Sluter and Claus de Werve, Mourners, from the Tomb of Philip the BoldBrunelleschi's DomeBrunelleschi's Pazzi ChapelDonatello's Mary Magdalene
  • Crucifixion with the Virgin and Saint JohnHoly Thorn ReliquaryContrappostoSan Zaccaria AltarpieceFlorenceBrunelleschi's Santo Spirito
  • Martini's Architectural VedutaBotticelli, PrimaveraThe Wilton DiptychCentral ItalyAlberti's Sant' Andrea in MantuaVenice
  • Enguerrand Quarton(?), Pietà of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, c. 1455Pacher, St. Wolfgang AltarpieceEngland

  • 1500-1600 End of the Renaissance and the Reformation Dürer's Adam and EveAn Introduction to the Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther (2 of 4)Dürer's Self-portrait (1498)Giorgione's The Tempest, c. 1506-8
  • Parmigianino's Madonna of the Long NeckPontormo's EntombmentIntroduction to the Protestant Reformation: Varieties of Protestantism (3 of 4)The PietàAn Introduction to the Protestant Reformation: Setting the Stage (1 of 4)Andrea del Verrocchio (with Leonardo), The Baptism of Christ
  • Raphael, Madonna of the GoldfinchBruegel's Hunters in the Snow (Winter)Giorgione's The Adoration of the ShepherdsDürer's Self-portrait (1500)Leonardo, Adoration of the MagiCounter-Reformation
  • Raphael's La belle jardinièreDürer's The Large Piece of TurfBruegel's The Dutch ProverbsBronzino's Portrait of Eleonora di Toledo with her son GiovanniHigh RenaissanceVenice
  • LeonardoDavidVirgin of the RocksMichelangeloDürer's Prints
  • Rosso Fiorentino's The Dead Christ with AngelsParmigianino's Self-Portrait in a Convex MirrorRaphael, Marriage of the VirginLast SupperBellini's and Titian's The Feast of the GodsMoses
  • Grünewald's Isenheim AltarpieceMannerismBronzino's An Allegory with Venus and CupidMichelangelo's SlavesBosch, The Last JudgementTempietto
  • CelliniTitian's Madonna of the Pesaro FamilyHolbein's The Merchant Georg GiszeSchool of AthensPeasant WeddingNorthern Renaissance
  • BronzinoRaphael: Alba MadonnaSistine Chapel CeilingHolbein's Christina of DenmarkRaphael's Portrait of Pope Julius IIArt and Science in the Renaissance
  • Reliquary Bust of a Saint, Companion of Saint Ursula (?)Holbein's Henry VIIISaint Peter's BasilicaThe Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist (Burlington House Cartoon)Titian's Assumption of the Virgin, c. 1516-18Gossaert's Saint Luke Painting the Madonna
  • Lucas Cranach the Elder's Cupid complaining to VenusCorreggio's Jupiter and IoGalateaLast Judgment, Sistine ChapelAltdorfer, The Battle of IssusVeronese's The Family of Darius Before Alexander
  • Titian's Noli me TangereScience in the RenaissanceTintoretto, The Finding of the Body of Saint MarkLucas Cranach's Judith with the Head of HolofernesVeronese's The Dream of Saint HelenaGiorgione's Three Philosophers, c. 1506
  • Veronese's Feast in the House of LeviLucas Cranach, Adam and EveCranach's The Law and GospelMona LisaEl Greco's Adoration of the ShepherdsMichelangelo, Laurentian Library
  • HolbeinRaphael's Portrait of Leo XCranach's Wittenberg AltarpieceTitian's Bacchus and AriadneTintoretto, The Miracle of the SlaveDavid's The Virgin and Child with Saints and Donor
  • Bruegel's Tower of BabelTitian's Venus of UrbinoTintoretto's The Origin of the Milky WayTintoretto's Last SupperPalladio's La RotondaTitian's Christ Crowned with Thorns
  • Titian's PietàVirgin of GuadalupeJapan, Muromachi to Momoyama period Negoro ware ewer

  • 1600-1700: The Baroque: Art, Politics & Religion in 17th-century Europe Narcissus at the SourceBerniniThe Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical PeriodsFrancis Bacon and the Scientific RevolutionVermeer's Woman Holding a Balance
  • Pluto and ProserpinaSan Carlo alle Quattro FontaneCaravaggio's paintings in the Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei FrancesiCaravaggio's Deposition, or EntombmentCaravaggio and Caravaggisti in 17th-Century EuropeChâteau de Versailles
  • Vermeer's The Glass of WineGentileschi's Self-portrait as the Allegory of PaintingItalyCalling of Saint MatthewPierre Le Gros the Younger's Stanislas Kostka on his Deathbed
  • FlandersRembrandt's Self-Portrait with SaskiaGuercinoVermeer's Young Woman with a Water PitcherDutch RepublicHals's Malle Babbe
  • Reni's AuroraPeter Paul Rubens, The Rape of the Daughters of LeucippusCrucifixion of St. PeterSpain Velázquez, Las MeninasNicolas PoussinRembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp
  • Il Gesù, RomeRubens, The Presentation of the Portrait of Marie de’ MediciRembrandt, The Three Crosses, 1653Bernini's Saint Peter's SquareAndrea Pozzo, Saint Ignatius Chapel in the church Il Gesù, 1695, Rome Bernini's Apollo and Daphne
  • Rembrandt's Bathsheba at her BathLos Borrachos or The Triumph of BacchusHals' Singing Boy with FluteArrival (or Disembarkation) of Marie de Medici at Marseilles, Medici CycleBust of Medusa
  • Rembrandt's Self-Portrait (1659)Leyster's Self-Portrait, c. 1633Ecstasy of Saint Teresavan Huysum, Vase with FlowersRubens, The Consequences of WarPeasant Family in an Interior
  • Velázquez, Vulcan's ForgeRembrandt's Girl at a WindowBernini's Cathedra Petri (Chair of St. Peter)Supper at EmmausVelázquez's The Surrender of BredaVan Dyck's Charles I at the Hunt
  • Carracci, Crucifixion & LamentationIs It A Rembrandt?Annibale Carracci, Ceiling of the Farnese PalaceCaravaggio's Death of the VirginSant'Andrea al QuirinaleFrance
  • Ribera, Martyrdom of Saint PhilipVan Dyck's St. Jerome with an Angel

  • 1700-1800 Age of EnlightenmentDavid's Oath of the HoratiiRococo Fragonard's The SwingReynolds, Lady Cockburn and Her Three Eldest SonsKauffmann's Cornelia Presenting Her Children as Her TreasuresNeo-ClassicismFragonard, The Meeting, 1771-73
  • Hogarth's A Rake's ProgressThe Sleep of EndymionColonial AmericasHogarth's Marriage A-la-ModeCanova's Paolina Borghese as Venus VictoriousThomas Gainsborough's Mr. and Mrs. Andrews
  • Copley's Watson and the SharkBoy with a SquirrelWright of Derby's A Philosopher Lecturing on the OrreryBernard II van Risenburgh, Writing table John Singleton Copley
  • Vigée Le Brun's Madame PerregauxBoucher's Venus Consoling LoveBoucher's Madame de PompadourThe Lictors Returning to Brutus the Bodies of His SonsPeale's Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale)Britain and America in the Age of Revolution
  • David's Death of MaratVignon's The Church of La MadeleineCanova's The Repentant MagdaleneDavid's The Intervention of the Sabine WomenJosé Joaquín Magón, The MestizoDavid's Napoleon Crossing the Alps
  • Emperor Napoleon In His StudyGilbert Stuart's Lansdowne PortraitThe Tiepolo FamilyBrooklyn Biombo: Folding Screen with the Siege of Belgrade and Hunting Scene, c. 1697-1701Jefferson's MonticellloHoudon's George Washington

  • 1800-1848 Industrial Revolution IVanderlyn's Ariadne Asleep on the Island of NaxosScene of the massacre at ChiosFrance: Delacroix's Liberty Leading the PeopleGoya's The Sleep of Reason Produces MonstersRomanticism in England Constable's The Hay Wain
  • Turner's The Fighting TemeraireFriedrich's Abbey among Oak TreesThe Death of SardanapalusView on the Stour near DedhamFriedrich's The Lone TreeIngres's Portrait of Madame Rivière
  • Turner's The Harbour of DieppeGros's Napoleon Bonaparte Visiting the Plague-Stricken in JaffaRomanticism in GermanyIngres' La Grand OdalisqueGoya, The Family of Charles IVTurner's Slave Ship
  • Géricault's Raft of the MedusaGoya's Third of May, 1808Cole's The Oxbow Raphael and the FornarinaIngresRomanticism in the United States, Cole's Expulsion from the Garden of Eden
  • Friedrich's Woman at a WindowHenry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781Blake's The spiritual form of Nelson guiding LeviathanGoya: Saturn Devouring One of His SonsCharles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin, Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)Landseer’s Windsor Castle in Modern Times
  • Redgrave's The SempstressAllston's Elijah in the DesertPrincesse de BroglieFriedrich's A Walk at Dusk Turner's Rain, Steam, and Speed – The Great Western Railway
  • Rude's La MarseillaiseGéricault's Portraits of the InsaneHokusai’s Under the Wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave)Catlin's The White Cloud, Head Chief of the IowasAmerican Regionalism  Erastus Salisbury Field, Portrait of a Young WomanFuseli's Titania and Bottom

  • 1848-1907 Industrial Revolution IIBecoming ModernLouis Daguerre, Parisian Boulevard Courbet, Burial at OrnansManet's Music in the Tuileries GardensEarly PhotographyHow the Impressionists Got Their Name
  • Rossetti's ProserpineThe StonebreakersThe Pre-RaphaelitesThe BatherManet: OlympiaThe Basket of Apples
  • Manet's Émile ZolaRossetti's Ecce Ancilla Domini Bathers at AsnièresBonheur's Plowing in the NivernaisWilliam Holman Hunt's Claudio and IsabellaSargent's El Jaleo
  • Millet's L'AngelusBonheur's Sheep in the HighlandsKhnopff's Jeanne Kéfer Julia Margaret Cameron's Mrs. Herbert Duckworth The Balcony Van Gogh, Portrait of Roulin
  • Still-Life with Plaster CupidCézanne Still Life with ApplesGauguin's Vision After the Sermon: Jacob Wrestling with the AngelSir John Everett Millais's OpheliaHaussmann the DemolisherAlma-Tadema's Listening to Homer
  • The Argenteuil BridgeThe RailwayHowarden's Clementina and Florence Elizabeth MaudeCouture's Romans of the DecadenceThe Artist's StudioCaillebotte: The Floor Scrapers
  • Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy DaySargent's Carnation, Lily, Lily, RoseCassatt, In the LogeManet's Le déjeuner sur l'herbeRenoir's La LogeBurne Jones's The Golden Stairs
  • Cezanne's The Red RockHunt's Our English Coasts (The Bellelli FamilyTimothy O’Sullivan's Ancient Ruins in the Canyon de Chelly Gaudí, Sagrada FamíliaThe Red Cow
  • Degas: The Dance ClassRodin's The Burghers of CalaisRealismSargent's The Daughters of Edward Darley BoitEmily Mary Osborn's Nameless and FriendlessBonjour Monsieur Courbet
  • Church's Niagara and Heart of the AndesCassatt's Little Girl in a Blue ArmchairPlum BrandyVan Gogh's The Starry NightGarnier, Paris OperaGauguin's Spirit of the Dead Watching, 1892
  • Monet: Gare St. LazareMorisot: The Mother and Sister of the ArtistThe PeredvizhnikiNevermoreYoung Woman Powdering Herself
  • The LogeWhistler, Symphony in White, No. 1: The White GirlManet's In the ConservatoryJean-François Millet (French), The Gleaners, 1857Turning Road at MontgeroultCassatt's Woman with a Pearl Necklace in a Loge
  • Repin's Krestny Khod (Religious Procession) in Kursk GuberniaCarpeaux's DanceRenoir's Moulin de la GaletteCorner of a Café-ConcertMonet's Cliff Walk at PourvilleCézanne's Mont Sainte-Victoire, 1902-04
  • Man at his BathVan Gogh, Self-Portrait Dedicated to Paul GauguinFord Madox Brown's WorkImpressionismLane's Owl's Head, Penobscot Bay, MaineBurne-Jones's Hope
  • A Bar at the Folies-BergèreWhistler's Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling RocketRouen Cathedral SeriesHunt's The Awakening ConscienceSir John Everett Millais's Christ in the House of His ParentsBathers London
  • Degas's At the Races in the CountrysideLeighton's An Athlete Wrestling with a PythonEva Gonzàles's A Loge at the Théâtre des ItaliensRenoir's The Grands Boulevards
  • Monet's PoplarsBurne-Jones's The Depths of the SeaPost-Impressionism Seurat: A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884Water LiliesGuimard's Cité entrance, Paris MétropolitainMillais's Portrait of John Ruskin
  • Cassatt, Breakfast in BedRobert Mills and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Lincoln Casey, Washington MonumentPegwell Bay, Kent - a Recollection of October 5th 1858Toulouse-Lautrec's At the Moulin RougePlace de la Concorde or Viscount Lepic and his Daughters</em>Degas's Visit to a Museum
  • Gustav Klimt's Beethoven FriezeGustav Klimt's The KissJohn Roddam Spencer Stanhope's Thoughts of the PastKlimt's Death and LifeRodin's The Gates of HellMunch’s The Scream
  • Cezanne's The Large BathersUlysses S. Grant MemorialMillais's Marianavan Gogh's The BedroomKing Cophetua and the Beggar MaidBöcklin's Self-Portrait with Death Playing the Fiddle
  • Renoir's The Large BathersLeutze's Washington Crossing the DelawareAmerican Art after the Civil WarKhnopff's I Lock the Door Upon Myself, 1891America in the Gilded Age, Sargent's Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau)Stuck's The Sin
  • Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with Bandaged EarTissot's London Visitors, 1874Munch's The StormMillais: The Vale of RestCassatt's The Child's BathWallis's Chatterton
  • Velasco's The Valley of Mexico from the Hillside of Santa IsabelWaterhouse's The Lady of ShalottAll Saints, Margaret StreetEakins' The Champion Single Sculls (Max Schmitt In A Single Scull)William Morris and Philip Webb, Red HouseEastman Johnson, A Ride for Liberty -- The Fugitive Slaves
  • Nkisi NkondiHomer's The Life LineHomer's The Fog Warning

  • 1907-1960 Age of Global ConflictMatisse's Luxe, calme et voluptéIn Advance of the Broken ArmMatisse's Bonheur de vivrePollock's Painting TechniquesThe Impact of Abstract ExpressionismFrank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater
  • Stieglitz's The Steerage, 1907Duchamp's FountainExpressionismPicasso: Early WorkKirchner’s Self-Portrait As a Soldier
  • Umbo (Otto Umbehr), The Roving Reporter, 1926Giacometti's The Palace at 4amCubismGertrude SteinKandinsky's Composition VIIMatisse The Red Studio
  • Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim MuseumMarcel Duchamp's Boite-en-valiseCarrà, Funeral of the Anarchist Galli Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950Dance ILes Demoiselles d'Avignon
  • British Art and Literature During WWIJean Arp,  Untitled (Collage with Squares Arranged according to the Laws of Chance)Giacometti's City SquareMatisse's The Goldfish, 1912Italian FuturismBraque: The Portuguese
  • Boccioni, Unique FormsBunshaft's Lever HouseThree Futurists Artwork by Balla, Severini and BoccioniJawlensky's Young Girl in a Flowered HatKahlo's The Two Fridas (Las dos Fridas), 1939Schwitters' Merzbild 32A, The Cherry Picture
  • August Sander, PortraitsSuprematism and ConstructivismMondrian, Broadway Boogie-WoogieRepresentation & Abstraction: Looking at Millais and Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis, 1950-51The Piano LessonHannah Höch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany
  • Barnett NewmanMagritte's The Treachery of Images (Ceci n’est pas une pipe), 1921Mark RothkoSchiele's Seated Male Nude (Self-Portrait)The Viaduct at L'EstaqueThe Reservoir, Horta de Ebro
  • GuitarCartier-Bresson, Behind the Gare St. LazareSelf-Portrait Architecture Mies van der Rohe's Seagram BuildingWillem de KooningDali, Metamorphosis of Narcissus
  • De StijlKlee's Twittering MachineGuernicaSchool of Paris, Modigliani's Young Woman in a ShirtDadaOtto Dix's Portrait of Sylvia von Harden
  • SurrealismFeininger's  CathedralKäthe Kollwitz's In Memoriam Karl Liebknecht Albers' Homage to the Square, 1950-Schiele's HermitsRobert Motherwell's Elegy to the Spanish Republic No. 57
  • Barnett Newman's Painting TechniqueMark Rothko's Painting TechniqueStepanova's The Results of the First Five-Year PlanDali's The Persistence of MemoryMoholy-Nagy's Composition A.XXMan Ray's The Gift
  • Franz Kline's Painting TechniqueArt in Nazi GermanyThe Ashcan SchoolAshcan SchoolAmerican Regionalism - Grant Wood's American GothicMeret Oppenheim, Object (Fur-covered cup, saucer, and spoon), 1936
  • László Moholy-Nagy, Climbing the MastAmerican Abstraction-O'Keeffe's The Lawrence TreeAmerican Realism, Hopper's NighthawksFrida Kahlo, Frieda and Diego RiveraThe Origins of Abstract ExpressionismMexican Muralism: Los Tres Grandes
  • NY School, Jasper Johns' FlagRauschenberg's BedRussel Wright's Diego Rivera's Man at the CrossroadsAd Reinhardt, Abstract PaintingPhotography
  • Brancusi's Bird in SpaceRivera's Detroit Industry muralsRaymond Duchamp-Villon's HorseFrankenthaler, The Bay, 1963Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Central ParkGilbert's Woolworth Building
  • Orozco’s Dive Bomber and TankWilfredo Lam's The Jungle

  • 1960-  Age of Post-ColonialismContemporary ArtPhotography Diane ArbusFrancis Bacon, Triptych - August 1972Richard Serra's Torqued EllipsesCampbell's Soup CansLouise Bourgeois's Cumul I
  • Claes OldenburgConceptual Art Acconci's Following PieceLucian Freud, Standing by the Rags, 1988-89Fat ChairDan Flavin, Untitled (To Donna) IIPop Art
  • Cindy ShermanWilliam EgglestonAssemblage Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Useful Art #5: The Western Hotel, 1992 Untitled (Rope Piece)Sherrie LevineTable with Accumulator
  • Roy Lichtenstein's Girl with ballGerhard Richter, Uncle RudiRineke Dijkstra's Odessa, Ukraine, August 4, 1993Bernd and Hilla BecherWalker's Darkytown Rebellion, 2001Minimalism Judd's Untitled
  • Gerhard Richter, BettyKiki Smith, Lying with the Wolf, 2001Jeff Wall’s A View from an ApartmentProcess Art Eva HesseGerhard Richter, The Cage Paintings (1-6)Lichtenstein's Rouen Cathedral Set V
  • Performance Art: An IntroductionJoseph Beuys, Feet WashingRobert Morris, Untitled (L Beams)Institutional Critique: Hans Haacke's Seurat's 'Les Poseuses'
  • Mary Kelly's Postpartum DocumentJudy Chicago's Pasadena Lifesaver #4 & Lynda Benglis's Omega Identity PoliticsMaya Lin's Vietnam Veterans MemorialWilliam Kentridge, Drawing from Tide Table (Soho in Deck Chair)Earth Art Smithson's Spiral Jetty
  • Gerhard Richter, SeptemberMarina Abramović, The Artist is PresentJackie Winsor's #1 RopeJohn Baldessari’s I Will Not Make Any More Boring ArtNauman's The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic TruthsJulie Mehretu's Stadia II
  • Postmodernism Colescott's Beauty is in the Eye of the BeholderAppropriation (The “Pictures Generation”)Hirst's The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone LivingEl Anatsui's Old Man’s ClothShulamiteXu Bing, Book from the Sky, c. 1987-91
  • Salcedo's Shibboleth, 2007-08Art in the 21st CenturyAi Weiwei's So Sorry and the Politics of Dissent

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