ISBN13:978-1111840730 ISBN10: 1111840733 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-1111840952 ISBN10: 1111840954
Summary: GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE GLOBAL HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the latest edition of this best-selling art history book 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 fidelit
y. 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, makes it easier to understand the cultural and historical forces that influenced each artwork.
Summary: GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE GLOBAL HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the latest edition of this best-selling art history book 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, makes it easier to understand the cultural and historical forces that influenced each artwork. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 13 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Published: 01/31/2012 International: No
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Introduction: What is Art History? 1. Prehistory and the First Civilizations. 2. Ancient Greece. 3. The Roman Empire. 4. Early Christianity and Byzantium. 5. The Islamic World. 6. Early Medieval and Romanesque Europe. 7. Gothic and Late Medieval Europe. 8. The Early Renaissance in Europe. 9. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Europe. 10. Baroque Europe. 11. Rococo to Neoclassicism in Europe and America. 12. Romanticism, Realism, and Photography, 1800 to 1870. 13. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, and Symbolism, 1870 to 1900. 14. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945. 15. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980. 16. Contemporary Art Worldwide. 17. South and Southeast Asia. 18. China and Korea. 19. Japan. 20. Native America. 21. Africa.
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