9780072510386

History of Western Art : With Core Concepts CD-ROM

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    9780072510386

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    0072510382

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Summary

Appropriate for one-semester art history survey or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art offers online support, additional color plates, and a number of new text features in this third edition.
Now packaged with the free "History of Western Art Core Concepts CD-ROM," the text provides an excellent multimedia introduction to art techniques, elements, and research.

Table of Contents

<H3>Chapter 1: Why Do We Study Art

Chapter 1: Why Do We Study 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 the Visual

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 ofAustralia

Mesolithic

Neolithic

Chapter 4: The Ancient Near East

Neolithic Era

Mesopotamia

Anatolia: The Hittites

Iran

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

Chapter 6: The Aegean

Cycladic Civilization

Discoveries at Thera

Minoan Civilization

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: TheAthenian 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

Justinian and 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 inFrance

Early Gothic Architecture:Saint-Denis

Elements of Gothic Architecture

Romanesque Precursors of Gothic

The Age of Cathedrals

Chartres

Later Developments of the FrenchGothic 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 <i>David</i>

Second–Generation Developments

Fifteenth–Century Painting in theNetherlands

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 in theBaroque

Spanish Baroque Painting: DiegoVelázquez

French Baroque Painting: NicolasPoussin

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-BaptisteChardin

American Painting

Chapter 21: Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early NineteenthCenturies

The Neoclassical Style in France

Development 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 WoodblockPrints

French Sculpture: Auguste Rodin

American Painting at the Turn ofthe Century

 “Art of 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: Turn of the Century: Early Picasso, Fauvism, Expressionism, andMatisse

Fauvism

Expressionsim

Matisse

Chapter 27: Cubism, Futurism, and Related Twentieth–Century DevelopmentsStyles

Cubism

Other Early Twentieth-CenturyDevelopments

Architecture

The International Style

Chapter 28: Dada, Surrealism, Social Realism, and Abstraction

Dada

Surrealism

Sculpture Derived from Surrealism

The United States: Regionalism andSocial Realism

Mexico

Toward American Abstraction

Chapter 29: Abstract Expressionism

The Teachers: Hans Hoffman andJosef Albers

Abstract Expressionism

Action Painting

Color Field Painting

West Coast Abstraction: Richa5rdDiebenkorn

Sculpture

Chapter 30: Pop Art, Op Art , and Minimalism

Pop Art in England: RichardHamilton

Pop Art in the United States:Painting

Sculpture

Op Art

Minimalism

Action Sculpture: Joseph Beuys

Chapter 31: Innovation and Continuity

Return to Realism

Architecture

Environmental Art

Feminist Art

”Plus ça change…”

Glossary

Suggestions for Further Reading

Index

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