A History of Western Art Revised

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 12/15/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes,A History of Western Art, Revised Fourth Edition, features additional color which provides students with a greater understanding of the works of art. Focusing on the Western canon of art history, 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.World Viewsis available at a discount when packaged withA History of Western Art.

Table of Contents

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
The Language of Art Composition Plane Balance Line Depth Space
Shape Light and Color Texture Stylistic Terminology
Prehistoric Western Europe
The Stone Age Paleolithic Beyond the West: Rock
Paintings of Australia Mesolithic Neolithic
The Ancient Near East Neolithic
Era Mesopotamia Anatolia: The Hittites Iran
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
The Aegean Cycladic Civilization
Discoveries at Thera Minoan Civilization
Mycenaean Civilization
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
The Art of the Etruscans Architecture
Pottery and Sculpture Women in Etruscan Art
Funerary Art
Ancient Rome Architectural Types
Sculptural Types
Mural Painting
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
A New Religion Constantine and Christianity Early Christian Art
Justinian and the Byzantine Style
The Codex Later Byzantine Developments
The Early Middle Ages Islamic Art
Northern European Art
Ottonian Period
Romanesque Art Economic and Political Development
Pilgrimage Roads Architecture
Manuscripts Mural Painting
The Bayeux Tapestry
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
Precursors of the Renaissance Thirteenth–Century
Italy Fourteenth–Century Italy
The International Gothic Style
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
The High Renaissance in Italy Architecture
Painting and Sculpture Developments in Venice
Mannerism and the Later Sixteenth-Century in Italy Mannerism
Counter–Reformation Painting Architecture: Andrea Palladio
Sixteenth–Century Painting in Northern Europe
The Netherlands Germany
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 Spanish
Baroque Painting: Diego Velázquez French
Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin
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 American Painting
Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
The Neoclassical Style in France Development in America
Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Romantic Trends in Architecture Sculpture: François Rude Painting
Nineteenth-Century Realism French Realist
Painting Photography American Realist
Painting French
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