History in Art


Ancient Clay Art

Humans in ancient days were few and far between. They formed family groups that later became tribes. The various tribes had hunter-gatherer cultures. The men...


Discovering the Ancient World of Art

Museums are the perfect place to discover the art of ancient man. They have some of the best displays of intact ceramic and pottery pieces...


Ancient Pottery Art

The continent of Antarctica is the only continent on Earth that does not have an easily accessible supply of clay. Deposits of this precious building...


Lost Art Rediscovered

Throughout the history of the world there have been titanic events that shaped the lives of people. Earthquakes have disrupted entire cultures and destroyed their...


Pre-Columbian Art

For those interested in the arts and crafts of ancient cultures, pre-Columbian art has its own followers. There are many different forms, and the name...

There are many uplifting events in the written history of mankind. There are also records of human suffering on a vast scale. The events, both good and bad, are not limited to any culture or location. Some of them were caused by natural disasters. Hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes have created a vast amount of human suffering. People have lost their homes, their livelihoods and their families in natural disasters. They have been forced to leave loved ones to find work or relocated when an area was no longer viable. Artists have depicted these tragedies in many different mediums. Paintings, sculptures and ceramics have all shown the sufferings of mankind.