art The Modern World: 1800-1945

The 19th century marks the beginning of the time of many “isms” (i.e. modernism.)  These are distinct artistic movements that connect artists together who are working in the same style such as Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism and Impressionism.  Briefly describe these styles & the characteristics of each era. Pick an artist or a work of art that represents that era to you – and tell me why.