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A concise introduction to the Western tradition in art.  

Janson’s Basic History of Art provides readers with a beautifully illustrated and masterfully concise introduction to the Western tradition of art history. The text centers discussions around the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis.

 

This edition creates a narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony and that Americans have claimed through their connection to Europe. Janson’s Basic History of Western Art continues to maintain separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, and the High Renaissance, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era.

 

The 9th edition brings some exciting changes. For the first time, Janson’s Basic History of Western Art comes with MyArtsLab, which provides students with an interactive learning experience. Also, the text incorporates new learning objectives, graphics, and maps throughout. In response to reviewer’s requests, this new edition expands the coverage of Islamic art into its own chapter.

 

MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Davies et al, program. Key learning applications include, Art 21 and Studio Technique videos, 360-degree architectural panoramas and simulations and Closer Look tours.

 

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Author Biography

Penelope J. E. Davies is Associate Professor at the University of Texas, Austin. She is a scholar of Greek and Roman art and architecture as well as a field archaeologist. She is author of Death and the Emperor: Roman Imperial Funerary Monuments from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius, winner of the Vasari Award.

 

Walter B. Denny is a Professor of Art History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In addition to exhibition catalogues, his publications include books on Ottoman Turkish carpets, textiles, and ceramics, and articles on miniature painting, architecture and architectural decoration.

 

Frima Fox Hofrichter is Professor and former Chair of the History of Art and Design department at Pratt Institute. She is author of Judith Leyster, A Dutch Artist in Holland’s Golden Age, which received CAA’s Millard Meiss Publication Fund Award.

 

Joseph Jacobs is an independent scholar, critic, and art historian of modern art in New York City. He was the curator of modern art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, director of the Oklahoma City Art Museum, and curator of American art at The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey.

 

David L. Simon is Jetté Professor of Art at Colby College, where he received the Basset Teaching Award in 2005. Among his publications is the catalogue of Spanish and southern French Romanesque sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters.

 

Ann M. Roberts, Professor of Art at Lake Forest College has published essays, articles and reviews on both Northern and Italian Renaissance topics. Her research focuses on women in the Renaissance, and her most recent publication is entitled Dominican Women and Renaissance Art:The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa.

 

H. W. Janson was a legendary name in art history. During his long career as a teacher and scholar, he helped define the discipline through his impressive books and other publications.

 

Anthony F. Janson forged a distinguished career as a professor, scholar, museum professional and writer. From the time of his father’s death in 1982 until 2004, he authored History of Art.

Table of Contents

In this Section:
1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

 


 

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

PART 1: THE ANCIENT WORLD

Chapter 1. Prehistoric Art

Chapter 2. Ancient Near Eastern Art

Chapter 3. Egyptian Art

Chapter 4. Aegean Art

Chapter 5. Greek Art

Chapter 6. Etruscan Art

Chapter 7. Roman Art

 

PART 2: THE MIDDLE AGES

Chapter 8. Jewish, Early Christian, and Byzantine Art

Chapter 9. Islamic Art

Chapter 10. Early Medieval Art

Chapter 11. Romanesque Art

Chapter 12. Gothic Art

 

PART 3: THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO: EARLY MODERN EUROPE

Chapter 13. Art in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Italy

Chapter 14. Artistic Innovations in Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe

Chapter 15. The Early Renaissance in Fifteenth-Century Italy

Chapter 16. The High Renaissance in Italy, 1495–1520

Chapter 17. The Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Chapter 18. Renaissance and Reformation throughout Sixteenth-Century Europe

Chapter 19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain

Chapter 20. The Baroque in the Netherlands

Chapter 21. The Baroque in France and England

Chapter 22. The Rococo

 

PART 4: THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 23. Art in the Age of the Enlightenment, 1750–1789

Chapter 24. Art in the Age of Romanticism, 1789–1848

Chapter 25. The Age of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848–1885

Chapter 26. Progress and Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau, 1880–1905

Chapter 27. Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1905–1914

Chapter 28. Art Between the Wars

Chapter 29. Postwar to Postmodern, 1945–1980

Chapter 30. The Postmodern Era: Art Since 1980

 



FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

 

PART 1: THE ANCIENT WORLD

 

Chapter 1. Prehistoric Art

        Paleolithic Art

        Neolithic Art

 

Chapter 2. Ancient Near Eastern Art

        Sumerian Art

        Art of Akkad

        Neo-Sumerian Revival

        Babylonian Art

        Assyrian Art

        Late Babylonian Art

        Persian Art

 

Chapter 3. Egyptian Art

        Predynastic and Early Dynastic Art

        The Old Kingdom: A Golden Age

        The Middle Kingdom: Reasserting Tradition

        The New Kingdom: Restored Glory

        Akhenaten and the Amarna Style

 

Chapter 4. Aegean Art

        Early Cycladic Art

        Minoan Art

        Mycenaean Art

 

Chapter 5. Greek Art

        The emergence of Greek Art: The Geometric Style

        The Orientalizing Style: Horizons Expand

        Archaic Art: Art of the City-State

        The Classical Age

        The Age of Alexander and the Hellenistic Period

 

Chapter 6. Etruscan Art

        Funerary Art

        Architecture

        Sculpture

 

Chapter 7. Roman Art

        Early Rome and the Republic

        The Early Empire

        Art and Architecture in the Provinces

        Domestic Art And Architecture in the Proviences

 

 

PART 2: THE MIDDLE AGES

 

Chapter 8. Jewish, Early Christian, and Byzantine Art

          Jewish Art

          Early Christian Art

          Byzantine Art

         

Chapter 9. Islamic Art

        The formation of Islamic Art

        The Development of Islamic Style

        Islamic Art and the Persian Inheritance

        The Ottoman Empire

 

Chapter 10. Early Medieval Art

        Anglo-Saxon Art

        Hiberno-Saxon Art

        Carolingian Art

        Ottonian Art

 

Chapter 11. Romanesque Art

        First Expressions of Romanesque Style

        Mature Romanesque

        Regional Variants of the Romanesque Style

 

Chapter 12. Gothic Art

        Early Gothic Art in France

        High Gothic Art in France

        Rayonnant or Court Style

        Late Gothic Art in France

        The Spread of Gothic Art

 

 

PART 3: THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO: EARLY MODERN EUROPE

 

Chapter 13. Art in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Italy

        The Cities and the Mendicant

        New Directions in Tuscan Painting

        Late Fourteen-Century Crises

 

Chapter 14. Artistic Innovations in Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe

        Courtly Art: The International Gothic

        Urban Centers and the New Art

        Regional Responses to the Early Netherlandish Style

        Printing and the Graphic Arts

 

Chapter 15. The Early Renaissance in Fifteenth-Century Italy

        The inspiration of Antiquity in Florence

        Italian Art During the Era of the Medici, 1434094

        The Renaissance Palace and its Furnishings, CA. 1440-90

        The Renaissance Style Reverberates, 1450-1500

 

Chapter 16. The High Renaissance in Italy, 1495–1520

        Leonardo and the Florentine High Renaissance

        The High Renaissance in Rome

        Venice and the High Rennaissance

 

Chapter 17. The Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Sixteenth-Century Italy

        Late Renaissance Florence

        Rome Refermed

        Cities and Courts in Northern Italy and Venice

           

Chapter 18. Renaissance and Reformation throughout Sixteenth-Century Europe

        France and Spain: Catholic Courts and Italian Influence

        Central Europe: The Reformation and Art

        Protestant Courts and Cities and New Forms of Art

        The Netherlands: World Marketplace

 

Chapter 19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain

        Painting in Italy

        Architecture in Italy

        Sculpture in Italy

        Painting in Spain

 

Chapter 20. The Baroque in the Netherlands

        Flanders

        The Dutch Republic

        The Market: Landscape, Still Life and Genre Painting

 

Chapter 21. The Baroque in France and England

        France: The Style of Louis XIV

        Baroque Architecture in England

 

Chapter 22. The Rococo

        France: The Rise of the Rococo

        Western European Rococo outside France

        The Rococo in Central Europe

 

 

PART 4: THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 23. Art in the Age of the Enlightenment, 1750–1789

        Rome Toward 1760: The Front of Neoclassicism

        Rome Toward 1960: Romanticism

        Neoclassicism in Britain

        Early Romanticism in Britain

        Neoclassicism in France

        Italian Neoclassicism Towards 1785

 

Chapter 24. Art in the Age of Romanticism, 1789–1848

        Painting

        Sculpture

        Romantic Revivals in Architecture

 

Chapter 25. The Age of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848–1885

        Realism in France

        British Realism

        Realism in America

        Photography: A Mechanical Medium for Mass-produced Art

        Architecture and the Industrial Revolution

        Ferroviteous Structures: Train Sheds and Exhibition Palaces

 

Chapter 26. Progress and Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau, 1880–1905

        Post-Impressionism

        Symbolism

        Art Nouveau and the Search for Modern Design

        American Architecture: The Chicago School

        Photography

 

Chapter 27. Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1905–1914

        Fauvism

        Cubism

        The Impact of Fauvism and Cubism

        Modernist Sculpture: Constantin Brancusi

        American Art 

        Early Modern Architecture in Europe

 

Chapter 28. Art Between the Wars

        Dada

        Surrealism

        Organic Sculpture

        Creating Utopias

        Art in America: Modernity, Spirituality, and Regionalism

        Mexican Art: Seeking National Identity

        The Eve of World War II

 

Chapter 29. Postwar to Postmodern, 1945–1980

        Existentialism in New York: Abstract Expressionism

        Rejecting Abstract Expressionism: American Art of the 1950s and1960s

        Formalist Abstraction of the 1950s and 1960s

        The Pluralist 1970s: Post-Minimalism

        Art with a Social Agenda

        Late Modernist Architecture

 

Chapter 30. The Postmodern Era: Art Since 1980

        Architecture

        Poster-minimalism and Pluralism: Limitless Possibilities

 

 



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