Art History: The Key Concepts

Art History: The Key Concepts

by Jonathan Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415319773

ISBN-13: 9780415319775

Pub. Date: 11/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers.

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Overview

Art History: The Key Concepts is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers.

Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span a wide variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist.

Key features include:

  • a user-friendly A-Z format
  • fully cross-referenced entries
  • suggestions for further reading.

Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, Art History: The Key Concepts builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history and visual culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415319775
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Art History: The Key Concepts. Bibliography. Index

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