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Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 14 available in Hardcover
GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, Fourteenth Edition, provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art formsall reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Within each chapter, the "Framing the Era" overviews, a new timeline, and the chapter-ending section entitled "The Big Picture", make it easier to understand the cultural and historical forces that influenced each artwork. Use the Museum index to find the works in the book before your next museum visit.
Table of Contents
Introduction. 1. Art before History. 2. Mesopotamia and Persia. 3. Egypt under the Pharaohs. 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. 15. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Art in Northern Europe. 16. The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy. 17. Renaissance and Mannerism in Cinquecento Italy. 18. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain. 19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain. 20. The Baroque in Northern Europe. 21. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America. 22. Romanticism, Realism, Photography: Europe and America, 1800 to 1870. 23. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism: Europe and America, 1870 to 1900. 24. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945. 25. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980. 26. Contemporary Art Worldwide.