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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|
|The Gift of the Nile|
|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|
|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|
|Ancient Rome Architectural Types|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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