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Art History (Combined)

Art History (Combined) - 4th edition

Art History (Combined) - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780205744220

ISBN10: 0205744222

Art History (Combined) by Marilyn Stokstad - ISBN 9780205744220
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
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Art History (Combined) by Marilyn Stokstad - ISBN 9780205744220

ISBN13: 9780205744220

ISBN10: 0205744222

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 11

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This fourth edition of Art History is the essential guide to art from prehistory to the present day. Lavishly illustrated with numerous student-friendly features Stokstad and Cothren's book provides a complete and vibrant picture of art and its historical impact on the world.

Author Bio

Marilyn Stokstad, teacher, art historian, and museum curator, has been a leader in her field for decades and has served as president of the College Art Association and the International Center of Medieval Art. In 2002, she was awarded the lifetime achievement award from the National Women's Caucus for Art. In 1997, she was awarded the Governor's Arts Award as Kansas Art Educator of the Year and an honorary degree of doctor of humane letters by Carleton College. She is Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. She has also served in various leadership capacities at the University's Spencer Museum of Art and is Consultative Curator of Medieval Art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri Michael W. Cothren is Scheuer Family Professor of Humanities at Swarthmore College, where he has also served as Art Department Chair, Coordinator of Medieval Studies, and Divisional Chair of the Humanities. Since arriving at Swarthmore in 1978, he has taught specialized courses on Medieval, Roman, and Islamic art and architecture, as well as seminars on visual narrative and on theory and method, but he particularly enjoys teaching the survey to Swarthmore beginners. His research and publications focus on French Gothic art and architecture, most recently in a book on the stained glass of Beauvais Cathedral entitled Picturing the Celestial City. Michael is a consultative curator at the Glencairn Museum in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. He has served on the board of the International Center of Medieval Art and as President both of the American Committee of the International Corpus Vitrearum and of his local school board. When not teaching, writing, or pursuing art historical research, you can finding him hiking in the red rocks around Sedona, Arizona.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Preface 6
Acknowledgments 7
Use Notes 15
Introduction 16
Starter Kit 29
Ch. 1 Prehistory and Prehistoric Art in Europe 34
Ch. 2 Art of the Ancient Near East 60
Ch. 3 Art of Ancient Egypt 90
Ch. 4 Aegean Art 126
Ch. 5 Art of Ancient Greece 150
Ch. 6 Etruscan Art and Roman Art 220
Ch. 7 Early Christian, Jewish, and Byzantine Art 286
Ch. 8 Islamic Art 336
Ch. 9 Art of India before 1100 364
Ch. 10 Chinese Art before 1280 394
Ch. 11 Japanese Art before 1392 420
Ch. 12 Art of the Americas before 1300 442
Ch. 13 Art of Ancient Africa 464
Ch. 14 Early Medieval Art in Europe 478
Ch. 15 Romanesque Art 506
Ch. 16 Gothic Art 544
A Brief Review of the European Middle Ages 609
Ch. 17 Early Renaissance Art in Europe 610
Ch. 18 Renaissance Art in Sixteenth-Century Europe 678
Ch. 19 Baroque, Rococo, and Early American Art 748
Ch. 20 Art of India after 1100 820
Ch. 21 Chinese Art after 1280 834
Ch. 22 Japanese Art after 1392 852
Ch. 23 Art of the Americas after 1300 872
Ch. 24 Art of Pacific Cultures 892
Ch. 25 Art of Africa in the Modern Era 908
Ch. 26 Neoclassicism and Romanticism in Europe and the United States 926
Ch. 27 Realism to Impressionism in Europe and the United States 976
Ch. 28 The Rise of Modernism in Europe and the United States 1020
Ch. 29 Art in the United States and Europe since World War II 1106
Glossary G1
Bibliography B1
Index I1
Credits C1

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