Art History: The Basics

Art History: The Basics

by Grant Pooke, Melanie Professor Koronka
     
 

Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university, and for anyone else interested in the subject.

It will give you answers to questions like:

  • What is art and art history?
  • What are the main

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Overview

Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university, and for anyone else interested in the subject.

It will give you answers to questions like:

  • What is art and art history?
  • What are the main methodologies used to understand art?
  • How have ideas about form, sex and gender shaped representation?
  • What connects art with psychoanalysis, semiotics and Marxism?
  • How are globalization and postmodernism changing art and art history?

Each chapter introduces key ideas, issues and debates in art history, including information on relevant websites and image archives. Fully illustrated with an international range of artistic examples, Art History: The Basics also includes helpful subject summaries, further ideas for reading in each chapter, and a useful glossary for easy reference.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203098806
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
11/21/2007
Series:
The Basics Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
757,160
File size:
2 MB

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