Art History: Ancient Art / Edition 3

Art History: Ancient Art / Edition 3

by Marilyn Stokstad
ISBN-10:
0136040977
ISBN-13:
9780136040972
Pub. Date:
12/30/2007
Publisher:
Prentice Hall

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Art History: Ancient Art / Edition 3

Art History Portable Edition by Marilyn Stokstad offers exactly the same content as Art History, Third Edition but in smaller individual booklets for maximum student portability. The combined six segment set consists of four booklets that correspond to major periods in Western art and two that cover global art. Each book is available individually, making them ideal for courses focused on individual periods.

Book 1: Art History: Ancient Art can be used for such courses as:

  • Prehistoric Art in Europe

  • Art of the Ancient Near East

  • Art of Ancient Egypt

  • Aegean Art

  • Art of Ancient Greece

  • Etruscan and Roman Art

Book 1: Art History: Ancient Art

Book 2: Art History: Medieval Art

Book 3: Art History: A View of the World, Part One: Asian, African, and Islamic Art and Art of the Americas

Book 4: Art History: Fourteenth to Seventeenth Century Art

Book 5: Art History: A View of the World, Part Two: Asian, African, and Oceanic Art and Art of the Americas

Book 6: Art History: Eighteenth to Twenty-First Century

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136040972
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 12/30/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 8.68(w) x 11.52(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vi

What’s New vi

Tools for Understanding Art History viii

Faculty and Student Resources for Art History xv

Acknowledgements xvi

Use Notes xix

Starter Kit xx

Introduction xxvi

1. PREHISTORIC ART IN EUROPE 1

THE STONE AGE 2

THE PALEOLITHIC PERIOD 2

Shelter or Architecture? 2

Artifacts or Works of Art? 4

Cave Painting 6

THE NEOLITHIC PERIOD 11

Rock-Shelter Art 12

Architecture 13

Sculpture and Ceramics 19

FROM STONE TO METAL 20

The Bronze Age 20

The Proto-Historic Iron Age 21

IN PERSPECTIVE 22

TIMELINE 23

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS Prehistoric Woman and Man 18

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Post-and-Lintel and Corbel Construction 14

TECHNIQUE

Prehistoric Wall Painting 8

Fiber Arts 17

Pottery and Ceramics 20

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

The Power of Naming 5

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

How Early Art Is Dated 13

2. ART OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST 24

THE FERTILE CRESCENT AND MESOPOTAMIA 26

The First Cities 26

The Arts 28

SOUTHERN MESOPOTAMIA 29

Sumer 29

Akkad 36

Lagash and Gudea 37

Babylon: Hammurabi’s Code 37

THE HITTITES OF ANATOLIA 37

LATER MESOPOTAMIAN ART 40

Assyria 40

Neo-Babylonia 42

PERSIA 42

Empire 42

Persepolis 42

Persian Coinage 45

IN PERSPECTIVE 46

TIMELINE 47

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS The Code of Hammurabi 38

TECHNIQUE

Cuneiform Writing 32

Textiles 44

Coining Money 46

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

Art as Spoils of War–Protection or Theft? 31

3. ART OF ANCIENT EGYPT 48

THE GIFT OF THE NILE 50

EARLY DYNASTIC EGYPT 50

Manetho’s List 51

Religion and the State 51

Artistic Conventions 52

Funerary Architecture 55

THE OLD KINGDOM, c. 2575—2150 BCE 56

Architecture: The Pyramids at Giza 57

Sculpture 59

Tomb Decoration 62

THE MIDDLE KINGDOM, c. 1975— c. 1640 BCE 62

Sculpture: Royal Portraits 63

Tomb Architecture and Funerary Objects 63

Town Planning 66

THE NEW KINGDOM, c. 1539—1075 BCE 67

The Great Temple Complexes 67

The Valley of the Kings and Queens 70

Akhenaten and the Art of the Amarna Period 72

The Return to Tradition: Tutankhamun and Rameses I 75

The Books of the Dead 78

LATE EGYPTIAN ART, c. 715—332 BCE 79

IN PERSPECTIVE 80

TIMELINE 81

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS The Temples of Rameses II

at Abu Simbel 76

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Mastaba to Pyramid 56

TECHNIQUE

Preserving the Dead 55

Egyptian Painting and Sculpture 64

Glassmaking and Egyptian Faience 70

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

Egyptian Symbols 52

Hieroglyphic, Hieratic, and Demotic Writing 78

4. AGEAN ART 82

THE BRONZE AGE IN THE AEGEAN 84

THE CYCLADIC ISLANDS 84

THE MINOAN CIVILIZATION ON CRETE 86

The Old Palace Period, c. 1900—1700 BCE 86

The New Palace Period, c. 1700—1450 BCE 89

THE MYCENAEAN (HELLADIC) CULTURE 95

Helladic Architecture 95

Metalwork 102

Sculpture 103

Ceramic Arts 104

IN PERSPECTIVE 104

TIMELINE 105

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS The Lion Gate 100

TECHNIQUE

Aegean Metalwork 93

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

Pioneers of Aegean Archaeology 88

Homeric Greece 98

5. ART OF ANCIENT GREECE 106

THE EMERGENCE OF GREEK CIVILIZATION 108

Historical Background 108

Religious Beliefs and Sacred Places 109

Historical Divisions of Greek Art 111

GREEK ART FROM c. 900—c. 600 BCE 112

The Geometric Period 112

The Orientalizing Period 114

THE ARCHAIC PERIOD, c. 600—480 BCE 114

Temple Architecture 117

Architectural Sculpture 119

Freestanding Sculpture 121

Vase Painting 125

THE CLASSICAL PERIOD, c. 480—323 BCE 128

The Canon of Polykleitos 128

The Art of the Early Classical Period, 480—450 BCE 129

THE HIGH CLASSICAL PERIOD, c. 450—400 BCE 135

The Acropolis 136

The Parthenon 136

The Propylaia and the Erechtheion 142

The Temple of Athena Nike 144

The Athenian Agora 145

Stele Sculpture 147

Paintings: Murals and Vases 148

THE LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD, c. 400—323 BCE 148

Architecture and Architectural Sculpture 149

Sculpture 151

The Art of the Goldsmith 155

Wall Painting and Mosaics 155

THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD, 323—31/30 BCE 156

The Corinthian Order in Hellenistic Architecture 158

Hellenistic Architecture: The Theater at Epidauros 158

Sculpture 160

The Multicultural Hellenistic World 164

IN PERSPECTIVE 165

TIMELINE 167

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS The Parthenon 138

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Greek Temple Plans 116

The Greek Architectural Orders 118

TECHNIQUE

Greek Painted Vases 114

The Discovery and Conservation of the Riace Warriors 135

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

Greek and Roman Deities 110

Classic and Classical 128

Who Owns the Art? The Elgin Marbles and the Euphronios Vase 145

Women Artists in Ancient Greece 157

6. ETRUSCAN AND ROMAN ART 168

THE ETRUSCANS 170

Etruscan Architecture 170

Etruscan Temples and Their Decoration 171

Tomb Chambers 174

Bronze Work 177

THE ROMANS 178

Origins of Rome 179

Roman Religion 179

THE REPUBLIC, 509—27 BCE 179

Sculpture during the Republic 180

Architecture and Engineering 181

THE EARLY EMPIRE, 27 BCE—96 CE 185

Augustan Art 186

The Julio-Claudians 189

The Roman City and the Roman Home 190

Wall Painting 193

The Flavians 199

THE HIGH IMPERIAL ART OF TRAJAN AND HADRIAN 204

Imperial Architecture 205

Mosaics 213

Sculpture 215

Imperial Portraits 216

THE LATE EMPIRE, THIRD AND FOURTH CENTURIES 218

The Severan Dynasty 218

The Third Century: The Soldier Emperors 220

The Tetrarchy 222

Constantine the Great and His Legacy 224

IN PERSPECTIVE 230

TIMELINE 231

BOXES

THE OBJECT SPEAKS The Unswept Floor 214

ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE

Arch, Vault, and Dome 172

Roman Architectural Orders 174

TECHNIQUE

Roman Mosaics 215

Roman Copies 224

ART AND ITS CONTEXT

Roman Writers on Art 179

Color in Roman Sculpture: A Colorized Augustus 186

The Position of Roman Women 198

World Map WM1

Glossary G1

Bibliography B1

Credits C1

Index I1

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