9780495004783

Gardnerís Art through the Ages The Western Perspective (with ArtStudy CD-ROM 2.1, Western)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495004783

  • ISBN10:

    0495004782

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/8/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Preface. Introduction: The Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History. 1. The Birth of Art: Africa, Europe, and the Near East in the Stone Age. 2. The Rise of Civilization: The Art of the Ancient Near East. 3. Pharaohs and the Afterlife: The Art of Ancient Egypt. 4. Minos and the Heroes of Homer: The Art of the Prehistoric Aegean. 5. Gods, Heroes, and Athletes: The Art of Ancient Greece. 6. Italy before the Romans: The Art of the Etruscans. 7. From Seven Hills to Three Continents: The Art of Ancient Rome. 8. Pagans, Christians, and Jews: The Art of Late Antiquity. 9. Rome in the East: The Art of Byzantium. 10. In Praise of Allah: The Art of the Islamic World. 11. Europe after the Fall of Rome: Early Medieval Art in the West. 12. The Age of Pilgrimages: Romanesque Art. 13. The Age of the Great Cathedrals: Gothic Art. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Credits. Index.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the Subjects and Vocabulary of Art History
The Birth of Art: Africa, Europe, and the Near East in the Stone Age
The Rise of Civilization: the Art of the Ancient Near East
Pharaohs and the Afterlife: the Art of Ancient Egypt
Minos and the Heroes of Homer: the Art of the Prehistoric Aegean
Gods, Heroes, and Athletes: the Art of Ancient Greece
Italy before the Romans: the Art of the Etruscans
From Seven Hills to Three Continents: the Art of Ancient Rome
Pagans, Christians, and Jews: the Art of Late Antiquity
Rome in the East: the Art of Byzantium
Muhammad and the Muslims: Islamic Art
Europe after the Fall of Rome: Early Medieval Art in the West
The Age of Pilgrims and Crusaders: Romanesque Art
The Age of the Great Cathedrals: Gothic Art
From Gothic to Renaissance: the Fourteenth Century in Italy
Of Piety, Passion, and Politics: Fifteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain
Humanism and the Allure of Antiquity: Fifteenth-Century Italian Art
Beauty, Science, and Spirit in Italian Art: the High Renaissance and Mannerism
The Age of Reformation: Sixteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe and Spain
Of Popes, Peasants, Monarchs, and Merchants: Baroque and Rococo Art
The Enlightenment and Its Legacy: Neoclassicism through the Mid-Nineteenth Century
The Rise of Modernism: the Later Nineteenth Century
The Triumph of Modernist Art: the Early Twentieth Century
The Emergence of Postmodernism: the Later Twentieth Century
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