History of Western Art, 3/e, w/ Core Concepts CD-ROM, V2.0

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  • Copyright: 2003-08-14
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Appropriate for one-semester art history survey or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art offers online support, additional color plates, and a number of new text features in this third edition.Now packaged with the free History of Western Art's Core Concepts CD-ROM, V2.0, the text provides an excellent multimedia introduction to art techniques, elements, and research.

Table of Contents

Why Do We Study Art?
The Artistic Impulse
The Values of Art Art and Illusion Architecture Archeology and Art History Methodologies of Art History
The Language of the Visual 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
Italian Baroque Painting Baroque Painting in Northern Europe Beyond the West
Mughal Art in the Baroque Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego Velázquez French Baroque Painting
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 Sc
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