Timeline: Realism to Dada

You are to construct an original timeline.  The timeline must do the following things:

  • The timeline must include the required artworks, artistic periods, and historic dates listed below.
  • The timeline must demonstrate the sequential nature of some of these events.
  • The timeline must also demonstrate the overlapping nature of some of these events.  How you choose to do this is up to you.
  • The timeline must include dates/centuries/time markers that place each period and each artwork in the correct time frame.  How you choose to do this is up to you.

Your timeline should be clear, concise, and regardless of how it is constructed, submitted electronically through an email or link.  PowerPoint, Word document, jpeg file, Prezi, or even an online timeline creator is fine.  No hard copies. Your textbook does have a timeline at the end of each chapter, which may be helpful.

This is a formative grade and is due by Thursday, April 11th, at 11:00 p.m.  Your product will be evaluated not only for its thoroughness and correctness, but also for its clarity and originality.  Your submission should be sent to my school email:  james.elam@killeenisd.org.

Required Artworks
Carson, Pirie, and Scott Building
Fountain
Impression: Sunrise
Les Demoiselles D’Avignon
Olympia
Improvisation #28
The Persistence of Memory
The Scream
Starry Night

Required Art Periods
Cubism
Dadaism
Expressionism
Impressionism
Post-Impressionism
Realism
Surrealism

Required Historic Dates

1913 The Armory Show
1914-1918 World War I
1930’s The Great Depression
1939-1945 World War II

Examples
In a continuing effort to try to provide the following:  a picture of a TV guide listing.  To me, this is the closest parallel to the kind of timeline you are trying to create.  Think of each show as an artistic period.  Some periods are short and sequential.  Other art periods are long, stretching on for centuries, and occurring at the same time as other artistic movements.  Think of additional TV channels as overlapping or concurrent art movements; movements that take place at the same time.  This kind of overlapping nature is what is most important for you to depict with your timeline.

TV Guide Timeline Example

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