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Author: H W Janson; Anthony F Janson
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th ed. rev.View all editions and formats
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Added to the Fifth Edition Revised are more than forty concise discussions of cultural developments paralleling movements in art, from ancient Greek times through our own Postmodern era. These masterly essays focus mainly on music and theater, and also include such topics as Greek and Roman mythology, Christian iconography, Western monastic orders, and medieval guilds. These new features enrich the updated and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson; Anthony F Janson
ISBN: 0810934426 9780810934429 0138492417 9780138492410
OCLC Number: 36008559
Description: 1000 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: art and the artist --
Looking at art --
The ancient world --
Prehistoric art --
The old Stone Age --
The new Stone Age --
Egyptian art --
The old kingdom --
The middle kingdom --
The new kingdom --
Ancient near eastern art --
Sumerian art --
Assyrian Art --
Persian Art --
Aegean Art --
Cycladic Art --
Minoan Art --
Mycenaean Art --
Greek Art --
Geometric Style --
Orientalizing Style --
The Greek Gods and Goddesses --
Archaic Vase Painting --
The Hero in Greek Legend --
Archaic Sculpture --
Architecture --
Classical Sculpture --
Music in Ancient Greece --
Theater in Ancient Greece --
Classical Painting --
Fourth-Century Sculpture --
Hellenistic Sculpture --
Coins --
Etruscan Art --
Roman Art --
Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Theater and Music in Ancient Rome --
Timeline One --
The Middle Ages --
Early Christian and Byzantine Art --
Early Christian Art --
The Liturgy of the Mass --
Versions of the Bible --
The Life of Jesus --
Biblical, Church, and Celestial Beings --
Byzantine Art --
Early Medieval Art --
Carolingian Art --
Guilds: Masters and Apprentices --
Ottonian Art --
Romanesque Art --
Architecture --
Monasticism and Christian Monastic Orders --
Sculpture --
Painting and Metalwork --
Hildegard of Bingen --
Gothic Art --
Architecture --
Medieval Music and Theater --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Timeline Two --
The Renaissance Through the Rococo --
The Early Renaissance In Italy --
Florence: 1400-1450 --
Central and Northern Italy: 1450-1500 --
Early Italian Renaissance Theater and Music --
The High Renaissance in Italy --
Theater and Music During the High Renaissance --
Mannerism and Other Trends --
Painting --
Music and Theater in the Age of Mannerism --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
"Late Gothic" Painting, Sculpture, and the Graphic Arts --
Renaissance Versus "Late Gothic" Painting --
Music in Fifteenth-Century Flanders --
"Late Gothic" Sculpture --
The Graphic Arts --
Printmaking --
The Renaissance in the North --
Germany --
Music and Theater in the Northern Renaissance --
The Netherlands --
France --
The Baroque in Italy and Spain --
Painting in Italy --
Baroque Music in Italy --
Architecture in Italy --
Baroque Theater in Italy and Spain --
Sculpture in Italy --
Painting in Spain --
The Baroque in Flanders and Holland --
Flanders --
Holland --
Music and Theater in Holland --
The Baroque in France and England --
France: The Age of Versailles --
Baroque Theater and Music in France --
England --
Baroque Theater and Music in England --
The Rococo --
France --
England --
Germany and Austria --
Rococo Music --
Modern Harmony --
Italy --
Rococo Theater --
Timeline Three --
The Modern World --
Neoclassicism and Romanticism --
Neoclassicism --
Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Neoclassical Theater --
Neoclassical Music --
The Romantic Movement --
Painting --
New Printmaking Techniques --
The Romantic Movement in Literature and Theater --
Sculpture --
Romanticism in Music --
Architecture --
Decorative Arts --
Realism and Impressionism --
Painting --
Nationalism in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Music --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Realism in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Theater --
Other Fields --
Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau --
Painting --
Music in the Post-Impressionist Era --
Sculpture --
Theater in the Post-Impressionist Era --
Architecture --
Twentieth-Century Painting --
Painting Before World War I --
Expressionism --
Abstraction --
Music Before World War I --
Theater Before World War I --
Fantasy --
Realism --
Painting Between the Wars --
Theater Between the Wars --
Music Between the Wars --
Painting Since World War II --
Theater Since World War II --
Late Modernism --
Music Since World War II --
Twentieth-Century Sculpture --
Sculpture Before World War I --
Sculpture Between The Wars --
Sculpture Since 1945 --
Twentieth-Century Architecture --
Architecture Before World War I --
Architecture Between the Wars --
Design --
Architecture From 1945 To 1980 --
Twentieth-Century Photography --
The First Half-Century --
Photography Since 1945 --
Postmodernism --
Postmodern Art --
Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Postmodernism in Music and Theater --
Postscript: Postmodern Theory --
Timeline Four.
Responsibility: H.W. Janson, Anthony F. Janson.

Abstract:

Added to the Fifth Edition Revised are more than forty concise discussions of cultural developments paralleling movements in art, from ancient Greek times through our own Postmodern era. These masterly essays focus mainly on music and theater, and also include such topics as Greek and Roman mythology, Christian iconography, Western monastic orders, and medieval guilds. These new features enrich the updated and reworked text and the 115 primary-source readings that are unique to History of Art.

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