Visualizing complex time series data can be a problem…especially on small-surface devices.

A timeline is a visual component/ widget which displays on the X-axis a time period and on the Y-axis an event/occurence at that particular moment.

In the screenshots below, data was taken from Wikepedia concerning painter on Cubism eg. Pablo Picasso and Horace Brodksy to mention just a few. The events are hyper-linked to info widgets which pop-up displaying images.

Initial Timeline Visualization with events:

Info popups upon clicking a timeline event: