Medieval TIme Period

300 AD- 1400 AD

Main Ideas

Art during the Middle Ages saw many changes up to the emergence of the early Renaissance period. Early art subjects were initially restricted to the production of religious art or Christian art, in the form of illuminated manuscripts, mosaics and fresco paintings in churches.

The colors were generally somewhat muted. Both Monks and Nuns were the main artists during the Medieval times and era.

Early Gothic is another word for "Medieval Art."

Main Artists/Locations



-Leon Battista Alberti


-Filippo Brunelleschi

-Fra Angelico

-Lorenzo Ghiberti

It began in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.