Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I / Edition 14

Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I / Edition 14

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by Fred S. Kleiner
     
 

An earlier, combined edition is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. Gardner remains a standard in art history surveys, with solid coverage of the diverse themes current in the field applied to works of art and architecture from ancient times to the present. This edition focuses on Europe and the west, with a chapter summarizing Islamic art. Inset boxes… See more details below

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An earlier, combined edition is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. Gardner remains a standard in art history surveys, with solid coverage of the diverse themes current in the field applied to works of art and architecture from ancient times to the present. This edition focuses on Europe and the west, with a chapter summarizing Islamic art. Inset boxes contain useful supplemental material on belief systems, artistic practice, notable figures, and cultural currents. The maps are frequent and well executed. The CD-ROM contains digital images of each work discussed in the text as well as study questions, timelines, and map commentaries. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133950004
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
89,760
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction. Before 1300. Introduction. 1. Art in the Stone Age. 2. Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia. 3. Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra. 4. The Prehistoric Aegean. 5. Ancient Greece. 6. The Etruscans. 7. The Roman Empire. 8. Late Antiquity. 9. Byzantium. 10. The Islamic World. 11. Early Medieval Europe. 12. Romanesque Europe. 13. Gothic Europe. 14. Late Medieval Italy.

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