Classical art

Neoclassicism, a Western cultural movement that spanned from approximately 1750 to 1850, impacted art and architecture well into the twentieth century.


The Column of Trajan, attributed to the architect Apollodorus of Damascus, was completed in 113 A.D. and stands at 126 feet tall. Here is the history of this iconic Roman monument.

A new exhibition at the British Museum explores how the epic has been reshaped and reinterpreted over three millennia.