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O/R History Western Art - Laurie Adams

O/R History Western Art

Format Not Supplied By Publisher Published: 30th October 2000
ISBN: 9780071120692
Number Of Pages: 608

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This volume focuses on the Western canon of art history and presents a chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. The text Art introduces readers to the complexity of images while surveying the major works of Western art. It encourages readers to experience the history of Art as a dynamic narrative, creating a "dialogue" between modern viewers and their past.

Why Do We Study Art?
The Artistic Impulse
The Values of Art
Art and Illusion Architecture
Archeology and Art History
Methodlogies 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
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: Gianlorenzo Bernini Italian Baroque
Painting Baroque
Painting in Northern Europe Beyond the West: Mughal Art in the Baroque
Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego Velázquez
French Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin
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 Scu
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ISBN: 9780071120692
ISBN-10: 0071120696
Audience: Professional
Format: Not Supplied By Publisher
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 30th October 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 21.8  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 2.04
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised