A History of Western Art / Edition 5 available in Paperback
Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art, Fifth Edition, combines sound scholarship, lavish visuals, and a lively narrative to provide students with an accessible and engaging introduction to art history. Focusing on the Western canon, the text presents a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. A non-Western supplement, World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art, addresses specific areas of non-Western art and augments the Western chronology by illustrating moments of thematic relationships and cross-cultural contact.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)|
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
Chapter 1: Why Do We Study the History of Art?The Artistic ImpulseThe Values of ArtArt and IllusionArchitectureArcheology and Art HistoryMethodlogies of Art HistoryChapter 2: The Language of Art CompositionPlaneBalanceLineDepthSpaceShapeLight and ColorTextureStylistic Terminology Chapter 3: Prehistoric Western EuropeThe Stone Age PaleolithicBeyond the West: Rock Paintings of AustraliaMesolithicNeolithic Chapter 4: The Ancient Near East Neolithic EraMesopotamiaAnatolia: The Hittites Iran Chapter 5: Ancient Egypt The Gift of the NileThe PharaohsThe Egyptian Concept of KingshipThe Palette of NarmerThe Old KingdomThe Middle KingdomThe New KingdomTutankhamon’s Tomb Chapter 6: The AegeanCycladic CivilizationDiscoveries at TheraMinoan CivilizationMycenaean Civilization Chapter 7: The Art of Ancient Greece Cultural IdentityGovernment and PhilosophyLiterature and Drama “Man is the Measure of Things” Painting and PotterySculptureClassical Architecture: The Athenian AcropolisLate Classical StyleHellenistic Period Chapter 8: The Art of the EtruscansArchitecturePottery and SculptureWomen in Etruscan ArtFunerary Art Chapter 9: Ancient RomeArchitectural TypesSculptural TypesMural Painting Chapter 10: Early Christian and Byzantine ArtA New ReligionConstantine and ChristianityEarly Christian ArtJustinian and the Byzantine StyleThe CodexLater Byzantine Developments Chapter 11: The Early Middle AgesIslamic ArtNorthern European ArtOttonian Period Chapter 12: Romanesque ArtEconomic and Political DevelopmentPilgrimage RoadsArchitectureManuscriptsMural PaintingThe Bayeux TapestryChapter 13: Gothic ArtOrigins of the Gothic Style in FranceEarly Gothic Architecture: Saint-DenisElements of Gothic Architecture Romanesque Precursors of GothicThe Age of CathedralsChartresLater Developments of the French Gothic Style English GothicChapter 14: Precursors of the Renaissance Thirteenth–Century ItalyFourteenth–Century ItalyThe International Gothic StyleChapter 15: The Early Renaissance Italy in the Fifteenth Century Early Fifteenth–Century PaintingEarly Fifteenth–Century Sculpture: Donatello’s DavidSecond–Generation DevelopmentsFifteenth–Century Painting in the NetherlandsChapter 16: The High Renaissance in ItalyArchitecturePainting and SculptureDevelopments in VeniceChapter 17: Mannerism and the Later Sixteenth Century in ItalyMannerismCounter–Reformation PaintingArchitecture: Andrea PalladioChapter 18: Sixteenth–Century Painting in Northern EuropeThe NetherlandsGermanyChapter 19: The Baroque Style in Western EuropeBaroque StyleArchitectureSculpture: Gianlorenzo BerniniItalian Baroque PaintingBaroque Painting in Northern EuropeBeyond the West: Mughal Art Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego VelázquezFrench Baroque Painting: Nicolas PoussinChapter 20: Rococo and the Eighteenth CenturyBeyond the West: The PagodaThe Age of EnlightenmentRococo PaintingRococo ArchitectureArchitectural RevivalsBourgeois Realism: Jean-Baptiste ChardinAmerican PaintingChapter 21: Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth CenturiesThe Neoclassical Style in FranceDevelopment in AmericaChapter 22: Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth CenturiesRomantic Trends in ArchitectureSculpture: François RudePaintingChapter 23: Nineteenth-Century RealismFrench Realist PaintingPhotographyAmerican Realist PaintingFrench Realism of the 1860sArchitectureChapter 24: Nineteenth-Century ImpressionismPainting in FranceBeyond the West: Japanese Woodblock PrintsFrench Sculpture: Auguste RodinAmerican Painting at the Turn of the Century “Art for Art’s Sake”Chapter 25: Post-Impressionism and the Late Nineteenth CenturyPost-Impressionist PaintingBeyond the West: Gaugin and OceaniaSymbolismNaïve Painting: Henri RousseauChapter 26: The Early Twentieth Century: Picasso, Fauvism, Expressionism, and Matisse Fauvism ExpressionismMatisse Chapter 27: Cubism, Futurism, and Related Twentieth–Century Styles CubismOther Early Twentieth-Century DevelopmentsArchitectureThe International StyleChapter 28: Dada, Surrealism, Social Realism, and AbstractionDadaSurrealismSculpture Derived from SurrealismThe United States: Regionalism and Social RealismMexicoToward American AbstractionChapter 29: Abstract ExpressionismThe Teachers: Hans Hoffman and Josef AlbersAbstract ExpressionismAction PaintingColor Field PaintingWest Coast Abstraction: Richard DiebenkornSculptureChapter 30: Pop Art, Op Art , and MinimalismPop Art in England: Richard HamiltonPop Art in the United States: PaintingSculptureOp ArtMinimalismAction Sculpture: Joseph BeuysChapter 31: Innovation, Continuity, and Globalization Return to RealismArchitectureEnvironmental ArtFeminist Art”Plus ça change…”Glossary Suggestions for Further Reading Index
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