Art History Survey
Art has a life cycle
Youth/ primitive in appearance, often experimental
with a linear character.
Middle-age/ classical in appearance, it becomes more
realistic and natural looking
Old-age/ the style becomes very extreme and stylized.
As we look at different styles from different periods
try to discern which of these characteristics best fits
the art of the period.
The most
famous and
believed to
be the
• Prehistoric means:
• The two
Prehistoric periods
we studied are:
• How does life in
Neolithic times
differ from life in
Paleolithic times?
• How is Paleolithic
Art different than
Neolithic art?
• What two functions
did art serve in
Prehistoric times?
• How is Neolithic
art similar to
Modern art?

Prehistoric power point