Art History, Volume 2

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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In tune with today's readersrich but never effetethis istheart history book of choice for a new generation. Presenting a broad view of art from the early Renaissance in Europe through the Avant Garde since 1945, it sympathetically and positively introduces the works of all artists. This includes women, artists of color, and the arts of other continents and regions, as well as those of Western Europe and the United States. The new edition contains even more full-color reproductions, larger images, redrawn maps and timelines, and new photographs and higher quality images. Balancing both the traditions of art history and new trends of the present,Art Historyis the most comprehensive, accessible, and magnificently illustrated work of its kind.Broad in scope and depth, this beautifully illustrated work features art from the following time periods and places: Renaissance art; Baroque art; art of the Pacific cultures; the rise of modern art; and the international Avant-Garde since 1945.An excellent reference work and beautiful edition for any visual artist.

Table of Contents

Prehistoric art in Europep. 1
Art of the ancient Near Eastp. 24
Art of ancient Egyptp. 48
Aegean artp. 82
Art of ancient Greecep. 106
Etruscan and Roman artp. 168
Jewish, early Christian, and Byzantine artp. 232
Islamic artp. 282
Art of South and Southeast Asia before 1200p. 310
Chinese and Korean art before 1279p. 342
Japanese art before 1392p. 372
Art of the Americas before 1300p. 394
Art of ancient Africap. 420
Early medieval art of Europep. 440
Romanesque artp. 472
Gothic art of the twelfth and thirteenth centuriesp. 512
Fourteenth-century art in Europep. 552
Fifteenth-century art in Northern Europe and the Iberian peninsulap. 584
Renaissance art in fifteenth-century Italyp. 619
Sixteenth-century art in Italyp. 658
Sixteenth-century art in Northern Europe and the Iberian peninsulap. 706
Baroque artp. 742
Art of South and Southeast Asia after 1200p. 808
Chinese and Korean art after 1279p. 830
Japanese art after 1392p. 850
Art of the Americas after 1300p. 872
Art of Pacific culturesp. 896
Art of Africa in the modern erap. 916
Eighteenth-century art in Europe and the Americasp. 940
Nineteenth-century art in Europe and the United Statesp. 984
Modern art in Europe and the Americas, 1900-1945p. 1064
The international scene since 1945p. 1124
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