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Gardner's Art Through the Ages

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9780155070851

ISBN10:
0155070851
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Thomson Learning

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Table of Contents

Preface v
Introduction The Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History xvii
Art, History, and the History of Art xvii
Art History in the Twenty-First Century xviii
Different Ways of Seeing xxxi
The Birth of Art: Africa, Europe, and the Near East in the Stone Age
1(16)
What is Art?
2(1)
Paleolithic Art
2(10)
Neolithic Art
12(5)
Materials and Techniques: Paleolithic Cave Painting
6(2)
Art and Society: Animals and Magic in the Old Stone Age
8(3)
Art in the News: The World's Oldest Paintings
11(6)
The Rise of Civilization: The Art of the Ancient Near East
17(26)
The Land between the Rivers
18(1)
Sumerian Art
18(7)
Akkadian, Neo-Sumerian, Babylonian, and Hittite Art
25(6)
Elamite and Assyrian Art
31(6)
Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Persian Art
37(2)
Near Eastern Art after Alexander
39(4)
Religion and Mythology: The Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia
19(7)
Materials and Techniques: Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals
26(2)
Religion and Mythology: The Piety of Gudea
28(2)
Art and Society: Hammurabi's Law Code
30(7)
Written Sources: Babylon: City of Wonders
37(6)
Pharaohs and the Afterlife: The Art of Ancient Egypt
43(34)
The Land of the Nile
44(1)
The Predynastic and Early Dynastic Periods
44(6)
The Old Kingdom
50(9)
The Middle Kingdom
59(1)
The New Kingdom
60(14)
The Late Period
74(3)
Religion and Mythology: The Gods and Goddesses of Egypt
45(1)
Art and Society: Mummification and the Afterlife
46(6)
Architectural Basics: Building the Great Pyramids
52(9)
Art and Society: Hatshepsut: The Woman who Would be King
61(2)
Art in the News: The Tomb of the Sons of Ramses II
63(14)
Minos and the Heroes of Homer: The Art of the Prehistoric Aegean
77(20)
The Prehistoric Aegean Rediscovered
78(1)
Cycladic Art
79(1)
Minoan Art
79(10)
Mycenaean (Late Helladic) Art
89(8)
Art and Society: Archeology, Art History, and the Art Market
81(3)
Art in the News: Minoan Paintings Discovered in Egypt
84(3)
Art in the News: A Volcano Erupts, and the History of Art is Revised
87(10)
Gods, Heroes, and Athletes: The Art of Ancient Greece
97(64)
Greek Humanism
98(3)
The Geometric and Orientalizing Periods (Ninth--Seventh Centuries B.C.)
101(4)
The Archaic Period (Sixth Century B.C.)
105(15)
The Early and High Classical Periods (Fifth Century B.C.)
120(19)
The Late Classical Period (Fourth Century B.C.)
139(9)
The Hellenistic Period (323--31 B.C.)
148(13)
Religion and Mythology: The Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus
99(4)
Religion and Mythology: Herakles: Greatest of Greek Heroes
103(1)
Materials and Techniques: Greek Vase Painting
104(8)
Architectural Basics: Doric and Ionic Temples
112(12)
Materials and Techniques: Hollow-Casting Life-Size Bronze Statues
124(2)
Written Sources: Polykleitos's Prescription for the Perfect Statue
126(10)
Art and Society: A Greek Woman in her Father's Home: The Hegeso Stele
136(12)
Architectural Basics: The Corinthian Capital
148(13)
Paths to Enlightenment: The Ancient Art of South and Southeast Asia
161(26)
India and Pakistan
162(17)
Southeast Asia
179(8)
Religion and Mythology: Buddhism and Buddhist Iconography
164(9)
Religion and Mythology: Hinduism and Hindu Iconography
173(1)
Art and Society: Myth and History in Indian Sculpture
174(6)
Art and Society: Indianization
180(3)
Written Sources: Khmer Kingship
183(4)
Daoism, Confucianism, and Buddhism: The Art of Early China and Korea
187(28)
China
188(23)
Korea
211(4)
Materials and Techniques: Chinese Earthenwares and StoneWares
189(4)
Religion and Mythology: Daoism and Confucianism
193(1)
Materials and Techniques: Silk and the Silk Road
194(4)
Written Sources: Xie He's Six Laws
198(2)
Architectural Basics: Chinese Construction Methods and Principles
200(15)
Sacred Statues and Secular Scrolls: The Art of Early Japan
215(16)
Japan before Buddhism
216(3)
Buddhist Japan
219(12)
Religion and Mythology: Pre-Buddhist Beliefs and Rituals in Japan
218(7)
Art and Society: Japanese Literature and Court Culture
225(3)
Art and Society: Japanese Artists, Workshops, and Patrons
228(3)
Italy Before the Romans: The Art of the Etruscans
231(14)
Who Were the Etruscans?
232(1)
Early Etruscan Art
232(7)
Later Etruscan Art
239(6)
Religion and Mythology: Etruscan Counterparts of Greco-Roman Gods and Heroes
234(1)
Written Sources: Etruscan Artists in Rome
235(1)
Art and Society: The ``Audacity'' of Etruscan Women
236(9)
From Seven Hills to Three Continents: The Art of Ancient Rome
245(56)
The Mighty Empire of Rome
246(1)
The Republic
246(6)
Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius
252(12)
The Early Empire
264(10)
The High Empire
274(15)
The Late Empire
289(12)
Art and Society: An Outline of Roman History
247(2)
Architectural Basics: The Roman Architectural Revolution: Concrete Construction
249(2)
Art and Society: Art for Former Slaves
251(2)
Written Sources: An Eyewitness Account of the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
253(2)
Architectural Basics: The Roman House
255(5)
Materials and Techniques: The Roman Illustrated Book
260(6)
Art and Society: Role-Playing in Roman Portraiture
266(4)
Written Sources: An Imperial Pleasure Palace: The Golden House of Nero
270(12)
Written Sources: Hadrian: Emperor and Architect
282(7)
Materials and Techniques: Iaia of Cyzicus and the Art of Encaustic Painting
289(12)
Pagans, Christians, and Jews: The Art of Late Antiquity
301(24)
The World of Late Antiquity
302(1)
The Catacombs and Funerary Art
303(7)
Architecture and Mosaics
310(9)
Luxury Arts
319(6)
Religion and Mythology: Jewish Subjects in Christian Art
305(3)
Religion and Mythology: The Life of Jesus in Art
308(3)
Written Sources: Constantine's Gifts to the Churches of Rome
311(3)
Materials and Techniques: Mosaics
314(5)
Materials and Techniques: Medieval Manuscript Illumination
319(3)
Materials and Techniques: Ivory Carving in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
322(3)
Rome in the East: The Art of Byzantium
325(34)
Byzahtium: The New Rome
326(1)
Early Byzantine Art (527--726)
327(16)
Inconoclasm (726--843)
343(1)
Middle Byzantine Art (843--1204)
343(9)
Late Byzantine Art (1204--1453)
352(7)
Written Sources: The Emperors of New Rome
327(5)
Architectural Basics: Pendentives and Squinches
332(6)
Art and Society: Theodora: A Most Unusual Empress
338(4)
Art and Society: Icons and Iconoclasm
342(4)
Written Sources: Eulalios: Painter of Christ
346(13)
Muhammad and the Muslims: Islamic Art
359(26)
The Rise of Islam
360(1)
Early Islamic Art
361(11)
Later Islamic Art
372(13)
Religion and Mythology: Muhammad and Islam
360(4)
Architectural Basics: The Islamic Mosque
364(11)
Written Sources: Sinan the Great, the Mosque of Selim II, and Hagia Sophia
375(2)
Materials and Techniques: Islamic Tilework
377(8)
From Alaska to the Andes: The Arts of Ancient America
385(30)
America before Columbus
386(1)
Mesoamerica
386(13)
South America
399(10)
North America
409(6)
Art and Society: The Mesoamerican Ballgame
392(10)
Materials and Techniques: Andean Weaving
402(9)
Art in the News: Serpent Mound
411(4)
South of the Sahara: Early African Art
415(12)
The Arts of Africa
416(1)
Nigeria
416(5)
Mali
421(1)
Sierra Leone
422(1)
South Africa
423(1)
Zimbabwe
424(3)
Art and Society: The Role of Art in Africa and the Chronology Problem
417(5)
Art and Society: Sapi-Portuguese Ivories: A Hybrid Art Form
422(5)
Europe After the Fall of Rome: Early Medieval Art in the West
427(26)
Medieval Europe
428(1)
The Art of the Warrior Lords
428(3)
Hiberno-Saxon Art
431(5)
Carolingian Art
436(9)
Ottonian Art
445(8)
Materials and Techniques: Cloisonne
429(5)
Art and Society: Medieval Books
434(6)
Art and Society: The Revival of Learning at Charlemagne's Court
440(3)
Religion and Mythology: Medieval Monasteries and Benedictine Rule
443(10)
The Age of Pilgrims and Crusaders: Romanesque Art
453(34)
Romanesque Europe
454(1)
Architecture
454(11)
Sculpture
465(13)
Painting
478(9)
Written Sources: The Burning of Canterbury Cathedral
455(2)
Art and Society: Pilgrimages and the Cult of Relics
457(13)
Written Sources: Saint Bernard of Clairvaux on Cloister Sculpture
470(1)
Architectural Basics: The Romanesque Portal
471(2)
Religion and Mythology: The Crusades
473(9)
Art and Society: Romanesque Countesses, Queens, and Nuns
482(3)
Materials and Techniques: Embroidery and Tapestry
485(2)
The Age of the Great Cathedrals: Gothic Art
487(45)
Gothic Europe
488(1)
French Gothic
489(29)
Gothic outside of France
518(14)
Written Sources: Abbot Suger and the Rebuilding of Saint-Denis
489(5)
Architectural Basics: The Gothic Rib Vault
494(2)
Art and Society: Paris: The Intellectual Capital of Gothic Europe
496(2)
Architectural Basics: The Gothic Cathedral
498(2)
Materials and Techniques: Stained-Glass Windows
500(9)
Art and Society: Louis IX: The Saintly King
509(23)
Notes 532(6)
Pronunciation Guide to Artists' Names 538(4)
Glossary 542(16)
Bibliography 558(14)
Credits 572(3)
Index 575


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