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Gardner's art through the ages : a global history

Author: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner
Publisher: Australia : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 14th edView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms. A complete online environment, including all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner
ISBN: 9781111771577 111177157X 9781111771522 1111771529 9781111771539 1111771537
OCLC Number: 773006781
Notes: Previous edition: 2009.
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Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, plans ; 30 cm
Contents: V. 1. What is art history? --
Art before history --
Mesopotamia and Persia --
Egypt under the pharaohs --
The prehistoric Aegean --
Ancient Greece --
The Etruscans --
The Roman Empire --
Late antiquity --
Byzantium --
The Islamic world --
Early medieval Europe --
Romanesque Europe --
Gothic Europe --
Late medieval Italy --
South and Southeast Asia before 1200 --
China and Korea to 1279 --
Japan before 1333 --
Native arts of the Americas before 1300 --
Africa before 1800. V. 2. What is art history? --
Late medieval Italy --
Late medieval and early Renaissance Northern Europe --
The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy --
Renaissance and mannerism in Cinquecento Italy --
High Renaissance and mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain --
The baroque in Italy and Spain --
The baroque in Northern Europe --
Rococo to neoclassicism: the 18th century in Europe and America --
Romanticism, realism, photography: Europe and America, 1800 to 1870 --
Impressionism, post-impressionism, symbolism: Europe and America, 1870-1900 --
Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945 --
Modernism and postmoderism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980 --
Contemporary art worldwide --
South and Southeast Asia, 1200 to 1980 --
China and Korea, 1279 to 1980 --
Japan, 1336 to 1980 --
Native arts of the Americas, 1300 to 1980 --
Oceania before 1980 --
Africa, 1800 to 1980.
Other Titles: Art through the ages
Responsibility: Fred S. Kleiner.

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Provides a comprehensive, beautifully-illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the fourteenth edition of the most widely-read art history book in the English language continues to evolve, providing a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporating new artists and art forms. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. The unique Scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. A new timeline within each chapter, along with "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, will help you review for exams.
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