History of Western Art W/ Core Concepts CD-ROM V 2.5 / Edition 4

History of Western Art W/ Core Concepts CD-ROM V 2.5 / Edition 4

by Laurie Schneider Adams
ISBN-10:
0072997680
ISBN-13:
9780072997682
Pub. Date:
07/30/2004
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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ISBN-13: 9780072997682
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 07/30/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(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 Perspective and 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 Impulse
The Values of Art
Art and Illusion
Architecture
Archeology and Art History
Methodlogies of Art History
Chapter 2: The Language of Art
Composition
Plane
Balance
Line
Depth
Space
Shape
Light and Color
Texture
Stylistic Terminology
Chapter 3: Prehistoric Western Europe
The Stone Age
Paleolithic
Beyond the West: Rock Paintings of Australia
Mesolithic
Neolithic
Chapter 4: The Ancient Near East
Neolithic Era
Mesopotamia
Anatolia: The Hittites
Iran
The Scythians
Persia (Achaemenid) Empire
Chapter 5: Ancient Egypt
The Gift of the Nile
The Pharaohs
The Egyptian Concept of Kingship
The Palette of Narmer
The Old Kingdom
The Middle Kingdom
The New Kingdom
Tutankhamon’s Tomb
Egypt and Nubia
Chapter 6: The Aegean
Cycladic Civilization
Minoan Civilization
Discoveries at Thera
Mycenaean Civilization
Chapter 7: The Art of Ancient Greece
Cultural Identity
Government and Philosophy
Literature and Drama
“Man is the Measure of Things”
Painting and Pottery
Sculpture
Classical Architecture: The Athenian Acropolis
Late Classical Style
Hellenistic Period
Chapter 8: The Art of the Etruscans
Architecture
Pottery and Sculpture
Women in Etruscan Art
Funerary Art
Chapter 9: Ancient Rome
Architectural Types
Sculptural Types
Mural Painting
Chapter 10: Early Christian and Byzantine Art
A New Religion
Constantine and Christianity
Early Christian Art
Justinianand the Byzantine Style
The Codex
Later Byzantine Developments
Chapter 11: The Early Middle Ages
Islamic Art
Northern European Art
Ottonian Period
Chapter 12: Romanesque Art
Economic and Political Development
Pilgrimage Roads
Architecture
Manuscripts
Mural Painting
The Bayeux Tapestry
Chapter 13: Gothic Art
Origins of the Gothic Style in France
Early Gothic Architecture: Saint-Denis
Elements of Gothic Architecture
Romanesque Precursors of Gothic
The Age of Cathedrals
Chartres
Later Developments of the French Gothic Style
English Gothic
Chapter 14: Precursors of the Renaissance
Thirteenth–Century Italy
Fourteenth–Century Italy
The International Gothic Style
Chapter 15: The Early Renaissance
Italy in the Fifteenth Century
Early Fifteenth–Century Painting
Early Fifteenth–Century Sculpture: Donatello’s David
Second–Generation Developments
Fifteenth–Century Painting in the Netherlands
Chapter 16: The High Renaissance in Italy
Architecture
Painting and Sculpture
Developments in Venice
Chapter 17: Mannerism and the Later Sixteenth-Century in Italy
Mannerism
Counter–Reformation Painting
Architecture: Andrea Palladio
Chapter 18: Sixteenth–Century Painting in Northern Europe
The Netherlands
Germany
Chapter 19: The Baroque Style in Western Europe
Baroque Style
Architecture
Sculpture: Gianlorenzo Bernini
Italian Baroque Painting
Baroque Painting in Northern Europe
Beyond the West: Mughal Art and the Baroque
Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego Velázquez
French Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin
Chapter 20: Rococo and the Eighteenth Century
Beyond the West: The Pagoda
The Age of Enlightenment
Rococo Painting
Rococo Architecture
Architectural Revivals
Bourgeois Realism: Jean-Baptiste Chardin
Neoclassicism: Angelica Kauffmann
American Painting
Chapter 21: Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
The Neoclassical Style in France
Developments in America
Chapter 22: Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Romantic Trends in Architecture
Sculpture: François Rude
Painting
Chapter 23: Nineteenth-Century Realism
French Realist Painting
Photography
American Realist Painting
French Realism of the 1860s
Architecture
Chapter 24: Nineteenth-Century Impressionism
Painting in France
Beyond the West: Japanese Woodblock Prints
French Sculpture: Auguste Rodin
American Painting at the Turn of the Century
“Art for Art’s Sake”
Chapter 25: Post-Impressionism and the Late Nineteenth Century
Post-Impressionist Painting
Beyond the West: Gaugin and Oceania
Symbolism
Naïve Painting: Henri Rousseau
Chapter 26: The Early Twentieth Century: Picasso, Fauvism, Expressionism, and Matisse
Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse
Symbolism: Picasso's Blue Period
Beyond the West: African Art and the European Avant-Garde
Fauvism: Matisse in 1905
Expressionism
Matisse after Fauvism
Chapter 27: Cubism, Futurism, and Related Twentieth–Century Styles
Cubism
Other Early Twentieth-Century Developments
Architecture
The International Style
Chapter 28: Dada, Surrealism, Social Realism, and Abstraction
Dada
Surrealism
Sculpture Derived from Surrealism
The United States: Regionalism and Social Realism
Mexico
Toward American Abstraction
Trancendental Painting
Chapter 29: Abstract Expressionism
The Teachers: Hans Hoffman and Josef Albers
Abstract Expressionism
Action Painting
Color Field Painting
West Coast Abstraction: Richard Diebenkorn
Sculpture
Chapter 30: Pop Art, Op Art , and Minimalism
Pop Art in England: Richard Hamilton
Pop Art in the United States: Painting
Sculpture
Op Art
Minimalism
Action Sculpture: Joseph Beuys
Chapter 31: Innovation, Continuity, and Globalization
Return to Realism
Architecture
Environmental Art
Feminist Art
”Plus ça change…”
Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Glossary
Credits
Index
Maps

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