Art History Response

2.Important historical events and/or cultural developments are often cited as the impetus for artistic change (style, subject matter, etc.) Discuss this statement for four historical periods, using specific examples to support your argument.

Art, often called as the mirror of the human soul, has long been used by artists to define the community that they are living in reference to how they actually interpret the matters that occur around them during specific eras in history. It is assumed then that the turn of events in history has relatively become a source of inspiration as artists strive to make a name in the field that recognizes their talent as well as the means of their self-expression. This fact could be seen as each form of art makes a mark on how a stylistic approach to a particular piece of art could be identified by the different elements existing in the community’s environment during the time when such approaches to artistic art have been formed.