Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume II (with ArtStudy CD-ROM 2.1, Western) / Edition 12

Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume II (with ArtStudy CD-ROM 2.1, Western) / Edition 12

by Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495004804

ISBN-13: 9780495004806

Pub. Date: 02/23/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


As the market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. The story of art unfolds in its full historical, social, religious, economic, and cultural context, deepening students' understanding of art, architecture…  See more details below

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As the market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. The story of art unfolds in its full historical, social, religious, economic, and cultural context, deepening students' understanding of art, architecture, painting, and sculpture. This version explores the history of art in the Western world in a concise 23-chapter format (also available in a two-volume split). GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE features such enhancements as more color photographs, a stunning new design, and the most current research and scholarship. Unique to survey texts with a Western Art focus, the authors include a chapter on Islam, providing students with insightful coverage of the Islamic tradition's impact on Western culture and art history. Additionally, every copy of the text contains a free copy of the ArtStudy 2.1 CD-ROM-an interactive electronic study aid that fully integrates with the text and includes hundreds of high-quality digital images, plus maps, quizzes, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495004806
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/23/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. Introduction: The Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History. 14. From Gothic to Renaissance: The 14th Century in Italy. 15. Of Piety, Passion, and Politics: 15th-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain. 16. Humanism and the Allure of Antiquity: 15th-Century Italian Art. 17. Beauty, Science, and Spirit in Italian Art: The High Renaissance and Mannerism. 18. The Age of Reformation: 16th-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain. 19. Of Popes, Peasants, Monarchs, and Merchants: Baroque Art. 20. The Enlightenment and Its Legacy: The Late 18th- through the Mid-19th Century. 21. The Rise of Modernism: The Later 19th Century. 22. The Development of Modernist Art: The Early 20th Century. 23. From the Modern to the Postmodern and Beyond: The Later 20th Century. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Credits. Index.

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