ISBN13:978-0495915430 ISBN10: 0495915432 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1111771140 ISBN10: 1111771146
Summary: The 14TH EDITION of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms -- all reproduced according to the highest standards o
f clarity and color fidelity. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. A new timeline within each chapter, along with ''The Big Picture'' overviews at the end of every chapter, will help you review for exams.
Summary: The 14TH EDITION of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms -- all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. A new timeline within each chapter, along with ''The Big Picture'' overviews at the end of every chapter, will help you review for exams. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:14TH 13 Cover: Hardcover Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Published: 01/01/2012 International: No
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Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the first, second, and third editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, as well as the tenth, eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, and more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Wadsworth. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently Professor of Art History and Archaeology and Chair of the Department of History of Art and Architecture. From 1985 to 1998, he was Editor-in-Chief of the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and devotion to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, a fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.
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Introduction. 1. Art before History. 2. Mesopotamia and Persia. 3. Egypt under the Pharaohs. 4. The Prehistoric Aegean. 5. Ancient Greece. 6. The Etruscans. 7. The Roman Empire. 8. Late Antiquity. 9. Byzantium. 10. The Islamic World. 11. Early Medieval Europe. 12. Romanesque Europe. 13. Gothic Europe. 14. Late Medieval Italy. 15. South and Southeast Asia before 1200. 16. China and Korea to 1279. 17. Japan before 1333. 18. Native Arts of the Americas before 1300. 19. Africa before 1800. 20. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Art in Northern Europe. 21. The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy. 22. Renaissance and Mannerism in Cinquecento Italy. 23. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain. 24. The Baroque in Italy and Spain. 25. The Baroque in Northern Europe. 26. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America. 27. Romanticism, Realism, Photography: Europe and America, 1800 to 1870. 28. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism: Europe and America, 1870 to 1900. 29. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945. 30. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980. 31. Contemporary Art Worldwide. 32. South and Southeast Asia, 1200 to 1980. 33. China and Korea, 1279 to 1980. 34. Japan, 1336 to 1980. 35. Native Arts of the Americas,1300 to 1980. 36. Oceania. 37. Africa, 1800 to 1980.
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