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The Visual Arts A History, Revised Edition

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Edition:
7th
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9780205665358

ISBN10:
0205665357
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/5/2009
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Pearson
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Summary

Hailed as the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey published in a single volume, this new revised edition is an authoritative and enlightened account of the history of art. It presents art history as an essential part of the development of humankind, encompassing the arts of Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe, and the Americas-spanning from the primitive art of hunters 30,000 years ago to the most controversial art forms of today. The text is beautifully and generously illustrated with over 1,400 superb photographs, including architectural plans and color maps

Table of Contents

Introduction
Art as Craft Systems of Building Sculptural Techniques and Materials Painting
Techniques and Materials
Print-making Photography
Pictorial Representation Perspective Color
Style and Individual Expression
The Power of Images Women Artists
The History of Art
Foundations of Art
Before History
The Art of the Hunters
Cave Art
Mesolithic Art
The Art of Farmers Neolithic
Architecture Stonehenge
The Early Civilizations
Mesopotamia Sumer Akkadian Art
Ziggurats Babylon
The Indus Valley Ancient Egypt Predynastic
Early Dynastic Old Kingdom Architecture
Old Kingdom Sculpture and Painting Middle Kingdom
The Aegean Minoan Crete Mycenae and the Mainland China Shang Dynasty
Developments Across the Continents
The Hittites
The Discovery of Iron
The New Kingdom in Ancient Egypt
New Kingdom Architecture Akhenaten Ramesside Art Assyria and Babylon Narrative Relief
Babylon Iran Archaemenid Art
Persepolis Zhou China The Americas
The Olmecs Peru Africa: Nok Culture
The Greeks and their Neighbors
Archaic Greece
The Male Nude
The Polis
The Classical Period
The Parthenon Naturalism and Idealization Vase Painting Stelae
The Late Classical Period
Barbarian Alternatives: Scythians and the Animal Style Hallstatt and La Tegrave;ne
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