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History of Western Art w/ Core Concepts CD-ROM V 2.5,9780072997682
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History of Western Art w/ Core Concepts CD-ROM V 2.5

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9780072997682

ISBN10:
0072997680
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/11/2004
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes,A History of Western Art, Fourth Edition, offers an exciting new CD-ROM, additional color plates, and a number of new features. Focusing on the Western canon of art history, the text presents a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. A new 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 withHistory of Western Art.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: 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

Chapter 2: The Language of Art

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 of Australia

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

Tutankhamons 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: The Athenian 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 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

Chapter 14: Precursors of the Renaissance

ThirteenthCentury Italy

FourteenthCentury Italy

The International Gothic Style

Chapter 15: The Early Renaissance

Italy in the Fifteenth Century

Early FifteenthCentury Painting

Early FifteenthCentury Sculpture: Donatellos David

SecondGeneration Developments

FifteenthCentury Painting in the Netherlands

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

CounterReformation Painting

Architecture: Andrea Palladio

Chapter 18: SixteenthCentury 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

Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego Velzquez

French Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin

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-Baptiste Chardin

American Painting

Chapter 21: Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

The Neoclassical Style in France

Development in America

Chapter 22: Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Romantic Trends in Architecture

Sculpture: Franois 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 Woodblock Prints

French Sculpture: Auguste Rodin

American Painting at the Turn of the Century

Art for Arts Sake

Chapter 25: Post-Impressionism and the Late Nineteenth Century

Post-Impressionist Painting

Beyond the West: Gaugin and Oceania

Symbolism

Nave Painting: Henri Rousseau

Chapter 26: The Early Twentieth Century: Picasso, Fauvism, Expressionism, and Matisse

Fauvism

Expressionism

Matisse

Chapter 27: Cubism, Futurism, and Related TwentiethCentury Styles

Cubism

Other Early Twentieth-Century Developments

Architecture

The International Style

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

Dada

Surrealism

Sculpture Derived from Surrealism

The United States: Regionalism and Social Realism

Mexico

Toward American Abstraction

Chapter 29: Abstract Expressionism

The Teachers: Hans Hoffman and Josef Albers

Abstract Expressionism

Action Painting

Color Field Painting

West Coast Abstraction: Richard Diebenkorn

Sculpture

Chapter 30: Pop Art, Op Art , and Minimalism

Pop Art in England: Richard Hamilton

Pop Art in the United States: Painting

Sculpture

Op Art

Minimalism

Action Sculpture: Joseph Beuys

Chapter 31: Innovation, Continuity, and Globalization

Return to Realism

Architecture

Environmental Art

Feminist Art

Plus a change

Glossary

Suggestions for Further Reading

Index



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