History of Art



  Cave Art

  Egyptian Art

  Greek Art


  Middle Ages

  Middle Ages

  Roman Art










African Art Lesson Conclusion

Follow up Questions:


1) How is African Art different from Western Art?

2) Why is it difficult to make general statements about African Art?

3) What are three different forms of African Masks?

4) How heavy could the masks be?

5) What were the uses of masks in African Cultures?

6) What did a rough finished mask represent?

7) What did African Sculpture look like?

8) How did tribes regulate their art and keep it having similar characteristics?

9) What are some of the later art movements which were influenced by African Art?


10)What was your favorite piece of African Art?  Why?

11) What was your least favorite Art piece?  Why?


14) How realistic were the sculptures of people?

15) Why do you think the Africans made their art pieces for practical uses. 


More on African Art

History Link 101 African Art Page




Govignon, Brigitte (1995) The Beginner's Guide to Art, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

Hughes, Robert (1974) Legacies of the Dance, Time Magaizine June, 24th

Strickland, Carol, Boswell, John (1992) The Anotated Mona Lisa, John Boswell Management, Inc.



African Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 Cave Art Lesson 1 2 3 4
 Mesopotamia Art Lesson 1 2   Egyptian Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5
Greek Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5    Roman Art Lesson 1 2 3
Middle Ages Art 1 2 3 4 5 6   Middle Ages Architecture 1 2 3 4 5