ArtNotes Plus / Edition 7

ArtNotes Plus / Edition 7

by Penelope J.E. Davies, Walter B. Denny, Frima Fox Hofrichter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132239612

ISBN-13: 9780132239615

Pub. Date: 10/09/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This four-part volume uses an exceptional art program-with sumptuous color pictures-to introduce readers to a succession of art styles from prehistoric times and ancient Egypt, to the vast world of Western painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. Elegantly written, it contains a balanced and interesting narrative that increases ones ability…  See more details below

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This four-part volume uses an exceptional art program-with sumptuous color pictures-to introduce readers to a succession of art styles from prehistoric times and ancient Egypt, to the vast world of Western painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. Elegantly written, it contains a balanced and interesting narrative that increases ones ability to understand art. Parts I and II cover The Ancient World and The Middle Ages, with a look at prehistoric; Egyptian; ancient near eastern; Aegean; Greek; Etruscan; Roman; early Christian, Byzantine, and Medieval; Romanesque; and Gothic art. Part III looks at the Renaissance through the Rococo-with a focus on the early and high renaissance in Italy; mannerism and other trends; "Late Gothic" painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts; and the Baroque in Italy, Spain, Flanders, Holland, France and England. Part IV is a treatment on the modern world, including Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Impressionism; Post-impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau; Twentieth-Century painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography; and Postmodernism. For those who appreciate art as individual works, rather than a mere collection of data.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132239615
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/09/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents


Part One: The Ancient World
1 Prehistoric Art
2 Ancient Near Eastern Art
3 Egyptian Art
4 Aegean Art
5Greek Art
6Etruscan Art
7 Roman Art
Part Two: The Middle Ages
8Early Christian And Byzantine Art
9Islamic Art
10Early Medieval Art
11Romanesque Art
12Gothic Art
Part Three: The Renaissance Through The Rococo
13Art In Thirteenth-And Fourteenth- Century Italy
14Artistic Innovations In Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe
15 The Early Renaissance In Italy
16 The High Renaissance In Italy, 1495-1520
17 The Late Renaissance And Mannerism
18 Renaissance And Reformation In Sixteenth-Century Northern Europe
19 The Baroque In Italy And Spain
20 The Baroque In The Netherlands
21 The Baroque In France And England
22 The Rococo
Part Four: The Modern World
23 Art In The Age Of The Enlightenment, 1750-1789
24 Art In The Age Of Romanticism, 1789-1848
25 The Age Of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, And The Pre-Raphaelites, 1848-1885
26 Progress And Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, And Art Nouveau, 1880-1905
27 Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904-1914
28 Art Between The Wars, 1914-1940
29 Post World War Ii To Postmodern, 1945-1980
30 The Post-Modern Era: Art Since 1980

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