Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Art: A Concise History (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card) / Edition 1

Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Art: A Concise History (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card) / Edition 1

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
     
 

This very concise global art history text provides an accessible writing style and an affordable text for your students. Moreover, student access to the premium website, which features a study guide, flashcards, and more, comes with each new copy of the text at no extra charge.See more details below

Overview

This very concise global art history text provides an accessible writing style and an affordable text for your students. Moreover, student access to the premium website, which features a study guide, flashcards, and more, comes with each new copy of the text at no extra charge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495101680
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/15/2007
Series:
Thomson Advantage Bks.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,066,606
Product dimensions:
9.08(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture. She has authored grants, contributed to books, curated exhibitions, published articles in professional journals, and exhibited her large-format photographic prints. She is also the author of UNDERSTANDING ART, Tenth Edition, and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She resides in New York.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Art of the Ancients. 3. Classical Art: Greece and Rome. 4. Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedral. 5. The Renaissance. 6. The Age of Baroque. 7. Art beyond the West. 8. Modern Art. 9. The Twentieth Century: The Early Years. 10. Contemporary Art. Glossary. Index. Photo Credits.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >