ISBN-10:
0495573647
ISBN-13:
2900495573646
Pub. Date:
01/07/2009
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume II / Edition 13

Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume II / Edition 13

by Fred S. Kleiner
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Overview

Experience the wonders of human creativity in GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, VOLUME II, 16th Edition! A grand tour of the most celebrated works in Western Civilization, from the Stone Age to the modern era, this introductory text has been a classroom favorite for 85 years. Every chapter includes rich and compelling discussions of pivotal art works, periods and geographies in art history, as well as new artists and art forms. The bold illustrations on the pages look almost as good as the real thing, especially when you use the unique Scale feature to imagine a work's stature from the artist's point of view. And to keep your course success in focus, the text offers Quick Review Captions and Big Picture Overviews, as well as an optional ebook that enables you to zoom in on fine details of paintings, sculptures, and priceless art forms of all kinds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900495573646
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/07/2009
Edition description: With ArtStudy Online Printed Access Card & Timeline
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been professor of art history and archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities, and the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London as well as the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to this title, Dr. Kleiner authored several editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY (Cengage), A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART (Cengage), and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture. Dr. Kleiner earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Table of Contents

Before 1300. Introduction: What is Art History? 14. Late Medieval Italy. 15. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance 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, 1900 to 1945. 25. Modernism in the United States and Mexico, 1900 to 1945. 26. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980. 27. Contemporary Art Worldwide.

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