Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book E: Modern Europe and America / Edition 15

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book E: Modern Europe and America / Edition 15

by Fred S. Kleiner
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9781285838021
Pub. Date:
01/01/2015
Publisher:
Cengage Learning

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Gardner's Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book E: Modern Europe and America / Edition 15

GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES, BACKPACK EDITION: BOOK E: MODERN EUROPE AND AMERICA is part of a six-book set that provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the 15th 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 forms — all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. A complete online learning environment, including all images and an eBook, also is available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter summarize the chapter's important concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781285838021
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Gardner's Art through the Ages Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 339,483
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.

Table of Contents

26. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America. 27. Romanticism, Realism, Photography: Europe and America, 1800 to 1870. 28. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism: Europe and America, 1870 to 1900. 29. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945. 30. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980. 31. Contemporary Art Worldwide.

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