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Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture

Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture - 99 edition

Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780130856494

ISBN10: 0130856495

Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture by Vernon Hyde Minor - ISBN 9780130856494
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Baroque and Rococo : Art and Culture by Vernon Hyde Minor - ISBN 9780130856494

ISBN13: 9780130856494

ISBN10: 0130856495

Edition: 99

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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