Art across Time Volume One / Edition 4 available in Paperback
30,000 years of art one engaging guide. Can't tell a Manet from a Monet? Not sure why you should want to? Let scholar and author Laurie Adams introduce you to the story behind the history of art. Based on her art survey textbook of the same name,this edition of Art Across Time serves as an entertaining and readable introduction to the history of art. Providing biographical notes and historical context,Adams has created a vivid narrative. Each illustration has been carefully reviewed for color accuracy,and the large percentage of full-page reproductions presents a rare opportunity for readers to examine details of brushwork and texture that are lost in smaller images. All in all,this colorful book is an ideal gift that will compliment any library and interest any reader.
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About the Author
Laurie Schneider Adams received a Ph.D. in Art History from Columbia University. She is Professor of Art History at John Jay College, City University of New York, where she teaches art survey, and at the Graduate Center, where she teaches courses on the Italian Renaissance and on Art and Psychoanalysis. She has published articles on iconography and on art and psychology. She is the editor of Giotto in Perspectiveand of the journal Source: Notes in the History of Art; the author of A History of Western Art, The Methodologies of Art, Art and Psychoanalysis, and Art on Trial; and co-author (with Maria Grazia Pernis) of Federico da Montefeltro and Sigismondo Malatesta: The Eagle and the Elephant and of 5 children's books (with Allison Coudert).
Table of Contents
Introduction: Why Do We Study the History of Art?
PART IChapter 1: The Art of PrehistoryChapter 2: The Ancient Near EastChapter 3: Ancient EgyptChapter 4: The Aegean
PART IIChapter 5: The Art of Ancient GreeceChapter 6: The Art of the EtruscansChapter 7: Ancient RomeChapter 8: Early Christian and Byzantine Art
PART IIIChapter 9: The Early Middle AgesChapter 10: Romanesque ArtChapter 11: Gothic ArtChapter 12: Precursors of the RenaissanceNotesGlossarySuggestions for Further ReadingLiterary AcknowledgmentsAcknowledgmentsPicture CreditsIndex