Art History Portable, Book 2: Medieval Art / Edition 4

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205790920
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/15/2010
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

BRIEF CONTENTS

CONTENTS vii

Chapter 7 JEWISH, EARLY CHRISTIAN, AND BYZANTINE ART 217

Chapter 8 ISLAMIC ART 261

Chapter 14 EARLY MEDIEVAL ART IN EUROPE 423

Chapter 15 ROMANESQUE ART 453

Chapter 16 GOTHIC ART OF THE TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES 491

Chapter 17 FOURTEENTH-CENTURY ART IN EUROPE 529

CONTEMPORARY WORLD MAP

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

CREDITS

INDEX

DETAILED CONTENTS

CONTENTS vii

CHAPTER 7 JEWISH, EARLY CHRISTIAN, AND BYZANTINE ART 217

JEWS, CHRISTIANS, AND MUSLIMS 218

Early Jewish Art 218

Early Christian Art 222

IMPERIAL CHRISTIAN ARCHITECTURE AND ART 226

Architecture 226

Sculpture 229

Ravenna 230

EARLY BYZANTINE ART 233

The Golden Age of Justinian 233

Objects of Veneration and Devotion 242

Icons and Iconoclasm 244

MIDDLE BYZANTINE ART 246

Architecture and Mosaics 247

Objects of Veneration and Devotion 252

LATE BYZANTINE ART 254

Constantinople: The Chora Church 254

Moscow: Rublyov 259

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

Narrative and Iconic 224

The Life of Jesus 231

Naming Christian Churches: Designation + Dedication + Location 239

Scroll and Codex 243

Iconoclasm 246

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

The Funerary Chapel of Theodore Metochites 256

A CLOSER LOOK

The Mosaic Floor of the Beth Alpha Synagogue 221

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Longitudinal-Plan and Central-Plan Churches 228

Pendentives and Squinches 236

RECOVERING THE PAST

Dura-Europos 223

CHAPTER 8 ISLAMIC ART 261

ISLAM AND EARLY ISLAMIC SOCIETY 262

ART AND ARCHITECTURE THROUGH THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY 265

Early Architecture 265

THE LATER PERIOD 270

Architecture of the Mediterranean 271

Architecture of the East 275

Portable Arts 276

The Arts of the Book 279

Manuscript Painting 280

ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF THE THREE EMPIRES 282

The Ottoman Empire 282

The Safavid Dynasty 285

Mughal Dynasty 288

THE MODERN ERA 289

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

The Five Pillars of Islam 267

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

The Great Mosque of Cordoba 268

A CLOSER LOOK

A Mamluk Glass Oil Lamp 273

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Arches 271

TECHNIQUE

Ornament 264

Carpet Making 286

CHAPTER 14 EARLY MEDIEVAL ART IN EUROPE 423

THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES 424

THE ART OF THE “BARBARIANS” IN EUROPE 425

The Merovingians 425

The Norse 427

The Celts and Anglo-Saxons in Britain 427

THE EARLY CHRISTIAN ART OF THE BRITISH ISLES 428

Illustrated Books 429

MOZARABIC ART IN SPAIN 433

Beatus Manuscripts 433

THE VIKING ERA 435

The Oseberg Ship 435

Picture Stones at Jelling 436

Timber Architecture 436

THE CAROLINGIAN EMPIRE 438

Carolingian Architecture 438

Illustrated Books 442

Carolingian Metalwork 445

OTTONIAN EUROPE 446

Ottonian Architecture 446

Ottonian Sculpture 448

Illustrated Books 450

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

Defining the Middle Ages 425

The Medieval Scriptorium 432

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

The Lindisfarne Gospels 430

A CLOSER LOOK

Psalm 23 in the Utrecht Psalter 445

RECOVERING THE PAST

Sutton Hoo 429

CHAPTER 15 ROMANESQUE ART 453

EUROPE IN THE ROMANESQUE PERIOD 454

Political and Economic Life 454

The Church 454

ROMANESQUE ART 455

ARCHITECTURE 456

“First Romanesque” 457

“Pilgrimage Churches” 457

Cluny 460

The Cistercians 463

Regional Styles in Romanesque Architecture 464

Secular Architecture: Dover Castle, England 472

ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE 473

Wiligelmo at the Cathedral of Modena 474

The Priory Church of Saint-Pierre at Moissac 474

The Church of Saint-Lazare at Autun 477

SCULPTURE IN WOOD AND BRONZE 480

Christ on the Cross (Majestat Batlló) 480

Mary as the Throne of Wisdom 480

Tomb of Rudolf of Swabia 481

Reiner of Huy 482

TEXTILES AND BOOKS 482

Chronicling History 483

Sacred Books 486

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

The Pilgrim’s Journey 458

Relics and Reliquaries 462

St. Bernard and Theophilus: The Monastic Controversy over the Visual Arts 464

The Paintings of San Climent in Taull: Mozarabic Meets Byzantine 468

Hildegard of Bingen 487

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

The Bayeux Embroidery 484

A CLOSER LOOK

The Last Judgment Tympanum at Autun 478

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

The Romanesque Church Portal 473

CHAPTER 16 GOTHIC ART OF THE TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH CENTURIES 491

THE EMERGENCE OF THE GOTHIC STYLE 492

The Rise of Urban and Intellectual Life 492

The Age of Cathedrals 493

GOTHIC ART IN FRANCE 493

The Birth of Gothic at the Abbey Church of Saint-Denis 494

Gothic Cathedrals 496

Art in the Age of St. Louis 507

GOTHIC ART IN ENGLAND 512

Manuscript Illumination 512

Architecture 515

GOTHIC ART IN GERMANY AND THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE 517

Architecture 518

Sculpture 520

GOTHIC ART IN ITALY 522

Sculpture: The Pisano Family 522

Painting 525

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

Abbot Suger on the Value of Art in Monasteries 493

Master Builders 502

Villard de Honnecourt 508

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

The Sainte-Chapelle in Paris 510

A CLOSER LOOK

The Opening of Psalm 1 in the Windmill Psalter 514

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Rib Vaulting 497

The Gothic Church 499

TECHNIQUE

Stained-Glass Windows 496

RECOVERING THE PAST

The Church of St. Francis at Assisi 523

CHAPTER 17 FOURTEENTH-CENTURY ART IN EUROPE 529

FOURTEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE 530

ITALY 531

Florentine Architecture and Metalwork 532

Florentine Painting 532

Sienese Painting 539

FRANCE 547

Manuscript Illumination 547

Metalwork and Ivory 549

ENGLAND 552

Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum 552

Architecture 554

THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE 554

Mysticism and Suffering 554

The Supremacy of Prague 555

BOXES

ART AND ITS CONTEXTS

A New Spirit in Fourteenth-Century Literature 531

The Black Death 546

THE OBJECT SPEAKS

An Ivory Chest with Scenes of Romance 550

A CLOSER LOOK

The Hours of Jeanne d’Évreux 548

TECHNIQUE

Buon Fresco 537

Cennino Cennini on Panel Painting 542

CONTEMPORARY WORLD MAP

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

CREDITS

INDEX

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