WATCH: Art History in One Minute

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Cao Shu, a Chinese filmmaker, director and teacher at the China Academy of Art, has created a one-minute animated compilation depicting art throughout history.

Each frame shows a single character going through the motions of daily life in different artistic styles, from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to Picasso-esque works and Pop Art creations.