Timeline of 20th Century Art & New Media
R.C.Hoetzlein has a great timeline infographic that shows the evolution and relationships of art, new media, science, technology, and war. It shows alot of great details, like:
- Consumer Art, including comics, animation and video games
- A few key artists are shown for each movement.
- Rise of the avante-garde in Europe, and Rise of science in America, shown as increasing gray bars.
- Major wars shown in red, with thickness roughly indicating number of lives lost. (Eg. World War I = 16 million. World War II = 65 million)
- Major theories in other fields impacting art, including Saussure’s linguistics, Freud & Jung’s psychology, and Barthe, Strauss & Burnham’s semiotics.
- Media theorists (at top), including Walter Benjamin, Marshal McLuhan, Greenberg, Virilio and Manovich.
- Important moments in 20th. science (at bottom)
- World population increases for every 1 billion people.