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Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture

Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130856494

Cover of Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture 99 (ISBN 978-0130856494)
ISBN13: 978-0130856494
ISBN10: 0130856495
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No

List price: $95.75

Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture - 99 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130856494

Vernon Hyde Minor

ISBN13: 978-0130856494
ISBN10: 0130856495
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 99
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1999
International: No
Summary

The first survey of the Baroque and Rococo periods to incorporate modern scholarship in a provocative and accessible way. Organized thematically, rather than strictly by dates and countries, it looks at art through the context of the church, monarchy, and the establishment of the academies.

Features

  • Thematic organization, e.g., Sacred Interiors; Landscapes and Views, etc.
  • Provides students with a clear structural organization.
  • Art through the lens of dominant institutions, e.g., church, monarchy, academies.
  • Allows students to more easily focus on contextual emphasis.
  • Unique coverage, e.g., town planning, domestic interiors, gardens, etc.
  • Women artists and a focus on gender issues.
  • 4-page illustrated timeline of art and history, 1600-1760.
  • Provides students with an historical layout of major developments.
  • Feature boxes - 1-2 in each chapter.



Author Bio

Minor, Vernon Hyde : University of Colorado at Boulder