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Art

ISBN-10: 0136059090
ISBN-13: 9780136059097
Edition: 4th 2010
List price: $157.80
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Description: This book, an introduction to the history of art that features excellent scholarship, takes a global approach with an emphasis on the Western tradition in art. It reflects new interests and issues, expanding the topic to include women and  More...

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Book details

List price: $157.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.554
Language: English

This book, an introduction to the history of art that features excellent scholarship, takes a global approach with an emphasis on the Western tradition in art. It reflects new interests and issues, expanding the topic to include women and minorities, and showing media and techniques other than painting, sculpture, and architecture. Written in clear, standard English without art historical or aesthetic jargon,Art: A Brief Historyis visually appealing as well as intellectually stimulating.This comprehensive survey of world art is based on the most recent scholarship, and includes coverage of arts inspired by all the major religions, the contribution of women and minorities, and contains discussions of all the arts, including ceramics, glass, metal, enamel, and the fiber arts.This book serves as an introduction to the history of art and a ready reference for people working in the arts, including museum docents, and art gallery employees, owners, and managers.

Preface
Resources
Acknowledgments
Use Notes
Starter Kit
Introduction
Prehistoric Art in Europe
Art of of the Ancient Near East
Art of Ancient Egypt
Early Asian Art
Art of Ancient Greece and the Aegean World
Etruscan and Roman Art
Jewish, Early Christian, and Byzantine Art
Islamic Art
Later Asian Art
Early Medieval and Romanesque Art
Gothic Art
Early Renaissance Art
Art of the High Renaissance and Reformation
Baroque and Rococo Art
Art of the Americas
African Art
Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism
Later Nineteenth-Century Art in Europe and the United States
Modern Art: Europe and North America in the Early Twentieth Century
Art Since
World Map
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
Credits

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