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Janson's basic history of Western art.

Author: Penelope J E Davies; H W Janson
Publisher: White Plains, N.Y. : Longman ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed.View all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope J E Davies; H W Janson
ISBN: 9780136039129 013603912X
OCLC Number: 262718700
Notes: Previous edition: published as Jenson's history of art. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007.
Description: pages cm
Contents: PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FACULTY AND STUDENT RESOURCES INTRODUCTIONTHE POWER OF ART AND THE IMPACT OF CONTEXT WHAT IS ART? Art and Aesthetics ILLUSIONISM AND MEANING IN ART CAN A MECHANICAL PROCESS BE ART?: PHOTOGRAPHY CAN ARCHITECTURE COMMUNICATE IDEAS? THE LANGUAGE OF ART EXPERIENCING ART PART ONE - THE ANCIENT WORLD CHAPTER 1 Prehistoric ArtPALEOLITHIC ART Interpreting Prehistoric Painting Paleolithic Carving NEOLITHIC ART Settled Societies and Neolithic Art Architecture: Tombs and Rituals CHAPTER 2 Ancient Near Eastern Art SUMERIAN ART Temple Architecture: Linking Heaven and Earth Sculpture Visual Narratives ART OF AKKAD Sculpture: Power NEO-SUMERIAN REVIVAL BABYLONIAN ART The Code of Hammurabi ASSYRIAN ART Art of Empire: Expressing Royal Power LATE BABYLONIAN ART IRANIAN ART The Persian Empire: Cosmopolitan Heirs to the Mesopotamian Tradition CHAPTER 3 Egyptian Art PREDYNASTIC AND EARLY DYNASTIC ART The Palette of King Narmer THE OLD KINGDOM: A GOLDEN AGE Old Kingdom Funerary Complexes The Pyramids at Giza: Reflecting a New Royal Role Representing the Human Figure THE MIDDLE KINGDOM: REASSERTING TRADITION THROUGH THE ARTS Royal Portraiture: Changing Expressions and Proportions THE NEW KINGDOM: RESTORED GLORY Royal Burials in the Valley of the Kings Temples to the Gods AKHENATEN AND THE AMARNA STYLE The Amarna Style Tutankhamun and the Aftermath of Amarna CHAPTER 4 Aegean Art EARLY CYCLADIC ART MINOAN ART The Palace at Knossos Wall Paintings: Representing Rituals and Nature Minoan Pottery and Faience Late Minoan Art MYCENAEAN ART Architecture: Citadels Mycenaean Tombs and Their Contents CHAPTER 5 Greek Art THE EMERGENCE OF GREEK ART: THE GEOMETRIC STYLE Geometric Style Pottery THE ORIENTALIZING STYLE: HORIZONS EXPAND ARCHAIC ART: ART OF THE CITY-STATE The Rise of Monumental Temple Architecture Temple Plans: Reading Architectural Drawings The Greek Gods and Goddesses Stone Sculpture Architectural Sculpture: The Building Comes Alive Greek Heroes and Civic Values Vase Painting: Art of the Symposium THE CLASSICAL AGE Classical Sculpture The Indirect Lost-Wax Process Architecture and Sculpture on the Athenian Akropolis THE LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD Late Classical Architecture: Civic and Sacred Late Classical Sculpture THE AGE OF ALEXANDER AND THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD Architecture: The Scholarly Tradition and Theatricality Hellenistic Sculpture: Expression and Movement Hellenistic Painting CHAPTER 6 Etruscan Art FUNERARY ART Tombs and Their Contents ARCHITECTURE SCULPTURE Dynamism in Terracotta and Bronze CHAPTER 7 Roman Art EARLY ROME AND THE REPUBLIC Architecture: The Concrete Revolution Arches Sculpture Relief Sculpture Roman Values THE EARLY EMPIRE Portrait Sculpture Relief Sculpture Architecture ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE PROVINCES DOMESTIC ART AND ARCHITECTURE Wall painting, mural, and fresco THE LATE EMPIRE Portrait Sculpture Relief Sculpture Architecture LATE ROMAN ARCHITECTURE IN THE PROVINCES PART TWO - THE MIDDLE AGES CHAPTER 8 Early Christian, Byzantine, and Early Islamic Art The Life of Jesus EARLY CHRISTIAN ART Christian Art before Constantine Christian Art after the Official Recognition of Christianity The Liturgy of the Mass Versions of the Bible BYZANTINE ART Early Byzantine Art The Iconoclastic Controversy Middle Byzantine Art Late Byzantine Art ISLAMIC ART Architecture Islam: Beliefs and Practices CHAPTER 9 Early Medieval Art ANGLO-SAXON ART The Animal Style Metalwork HIBERNO-SAXON ART Manuscripts CAROLINGIAN ART Sculpture Illuminated Books Architecture OTTONIAN ART Architecture Metalwork Ivories and Manuscripts: Conveyors of Imperial Grandeur Sculpture THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC STYLE Religious Architecture Luxury Arts ISLAMIC ART AND THE PERSIAN INHERITANCE Architecture Figural Art Forms in Iran CHAPTER 10 Romanesque Art FIRST EXPRESSIONS OF ROMANESQUE STYLE Architecture Monumental Stone Sculpture MATURE ROMANESQUE Pilgrimage Churches and Their Art Cluniac Architecture and Sculpture Monasticism and Christian Monastic Orders Spanish Islamic Art and Europe in the Middle Ages Cistercian Architecture and Art Wall Painting Book Illustration REGIONAL VARIANTS OF THE ROMANESQUE STYLE Western France: Poitou Southeastern France: Provence Tuscany Normandy and England Women Artists and Patrons: Hildegard of Bingen CHAPTER 11 Gothic Art EARLY GOTHIC ART IN FRANCESaint-Denis: Suger and the Beginnings of Gothic Architecture Dionysian Theology and the Abbey of Saint-Denis Chartres Cathedral Laon Cathedral HIGH GOTHIC ART IN FRANCE The Rebuilding of Chartres Cathedral The Architect, the Master, and the Guild Stained Glass Reims Cathedral RAYONNANT OR COURT STYLE Sainte-Chapelle Manuscript Illumination LATE GOTHIC ART IN FRANCE Mansucript Illumination Sculpture THE SPREAD OF GOTHIC ART England Germany PART THREE - THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO: THE EARLY MODERN WORLD CHAPTER 12 Art in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Italy THE CITIES AND THE MENDICANTS Franciscan Churches and Altarpieces Urban Churches, Baptisteries, and Civic Buildings NEW DIRECTIONS IN TUSCAN PAINTING Giotto and the New Florentine Painting Sienese Painting LATE FOURTEENTH-CENTURY CRISES Upheaval and Plague Northern Italy: Milan CHAPTER 13 Artistic Innovations in Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe COURTLY ART: THE INTERNATIONAL GOTHIC Artists at the French Courts URBAN CENTERS AND THE NEW ART Robert Campin Jan van Eyck Rogier van der Weyden Hugo van der Goes in Ghent Hieronymus Bosch REGIONAL RESPONSES TO THE EARLY NETHERLANDISH STYLE France Central Europe PAINTING AND THE GRAPHIC ARTS Early Printmaking CHAPTER 14 The Early Renaissance in Fifteenth-Century Italy THE INSPIRATION OF ANTIQUITY IN FLORENCE Brunelleschi and the Beginnings of Renaissance Architecture New Directions in Florentine Painting ITALIAN ART DURING THE ERA OF THE MEDICI, 1434-1494 The Baptistery of Florence Florentine Churches and Convents at Mid-Century The Spread of Florentine Style THE RENAISSANCE PALACE AND ITS FURNISHINGS, CA. 1440-1490 Patrician Palaces Images of Heroes for Florentine Collectors Ancient Battles in Prints Paintings for Palaces Portraiture THE RENAISSANCE STYLE REVERBERATES, 1450-1500 Piero della Francesca in Central Italy Alberti and Mantegna in Mantua Venice Rome and the Papal States Perspective CHAPTER 15 The High Renaissance in Italy, 1495-1520 LEONARDO AND THE FLORENTINE HIGH RENAISSANCE Leonardo da Vinci THE HIGH RENAISSANCE IN ROME Bramante in Rome Michelangelo in Rome and Florence Raphael VENICEAND THE HIGH RENAISSANCE Giorgione Titian CHAPTER 16 The Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Sixteenth-Century Italy LATE RENAISSANCE FLORENCE Mannerism Michelangelo in Florence Painters and Sculptors in Ducal Florence ROMEREFORMED Michelangelo in Rome The Catholic Reformation and Il Gesu CITIES AND COURTS IN NORTHERN ITALY AND VENICE Mantua Parma Bologna Venice: The Serene Republic CHAPTER 17 Renaissance and Reformation throughout Sixteenth-Century Europe FRANCEAND SPAIN: CATHOLIC COURTS AND ITALIAN INFLUENCE Spain and Italianate Style The Protestant Reformation CENTRAL EUROPE: THE REFORMATION AND ART Catholic Patrons in Early Sixteenth-Century Germany Albrecht Durer as Renaissance Artist Albrecht Durer as Reformation Artist PROTESTANT COURTS AND NEW FORMS OF ART Mythologies Landscape Reformation England: The Tudor Portrait THE NETHERLANDS: WORLD MARKETPLACE Bruges Antwerp Bruegel and the Everyday CHAPTER 18 The Baroque in Italy and Spain The Counter-Reformation PAINTING IN ITALY Caravaggio and the New Style Artemisia Gentileschi Ceiling Painting and Annibale Carracci ARCHITECTURE IN ITALY The Completion of Saint Peter's and Carlo Maderno Bernini and Saint Peter's A Baroque Alternative: Francesco Borromini SCULPTURE IN ITALY The Evolution of the Baroque: Bernini PAINTING IN SPAIN Naples and the Impact of Caravaggio: Jusepe de Ribera Diego Velazquez: From Seville to Court Painter Monastic Orders and Zurbaran Culmination in Devotion: Bartolome Esteban Murillo CHAPTER 19 The Baroque in The Netherlands FLANDERSPeter Paul Rubens and Defining the Baroque Anthony van Dyck: History and Portraiture at the English Court Still-Life Painting THE DUTCH REPUBLIC The Caravaggisti in Holland: Hendrick Terbrugghen The Haarlem Community and Frans Hals The Next Generation in Haarlem: Judith Leyster Rembrandt and the Art of Amsterdam THE MARKET: LANDSCAPE, STILL-LIFE, AND GENRE PAINTING Landscape Painting: Jacob van RuisdaelStill-Life Painting: Willem Claesz. Heda Flower Painting and Rachel Ruysch Genre Painting: Jan Steen Intimate Genre Painting and Jan Vermeer CHAPTER 20 The Baroque in France and England FRANCE: THE STYLE OF LOUIS XIV Painting in France French Classical Architecture Sculpture: The Impact of Bernini BAROQUE ARCHITECTURE IN ENGLAND Inigo Jones and the Impact of Palladio Sir Christopher Wren CHAPTER 21 The Rococo FRANCE: THE RISE OF THE ROCOCO Painting: Poussinistes versus Rubenistes The French Rococo Interior ENGLAND: PRINTMAKING AND PAINTING William Hogarth and the Narrative Thomas Gainsborough and the English Portrait Joshua Reynolds THE ROCOCO IN GERMANY, AUSTRIA, AND CENTRAL EUROPE 452Balthasar Neumann ITALYGiovanni Battista Tiepolo and Illusionistic CeilingDecoration Canaletto PART FOUR - THE MODERN WORLD CHAPTER 22 Art in the Age of Enlightenment, 1750-1789ROMETOWARD 1760: THE FONT OF NEOCLASSICISM ARTISTIC FOUNDATIONS OF NEOCLASSICISM: MENGS AND HAMILTON ROMETOWARD 1760: THE FONT OF ROMANTICISM NEOCLASSICISM IN BRITAIN Painting: Historicism, Morality, and Antiquity The Birth of Contemporary History Painting Architecture and Interiors: The Palladian Revival EARLY ROMANTICISM IN BRITAIN Architecture: Strawberry Hill and the Gothic Revival Painting: The Coexistence of Reason and Emotion NEOCLASSICISM IN FRANCE Architecture: Rational Classicism The Sublime in Neoclassical Architecture: The Austere and the Visionary Painting and Sculpture: Expressing Enlightenment Values The Climax of Neoclassicism: The Paintings of Jacques-Louis David CHAPTER 23 Art in the Age of Romanticism, 1789-1848 PAINTING Spain: Francisco Goya Britain: The Bond with Nature Germany: Friedrich's Pantheistic Landscape America: Landscape as Metaphor and the Popularity of Genre France: Neoclassical Painting in the Romantic Era France: Painterly Romanticism and Romantic Landscape Romantic Landscape Painting SCULPTURE Neoclassical Sculpture in the Romantic Era: Antonio Canova French Romantic Sculpture: Breaking from the Classical Model ROMANTIC REVIVALS IN ARCHITECTURE The Gothic Revival: The Houses of Parliament 4The Classical Revival 4 CHAPTER 24 The Age of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848-1885 REALISM IN FRANCE Realism in the 1840s and 1850s: Painting Contemporary Social Conditions The Realist Assault on Academic Values and Bourgeois Taste Impressionism: A Different Form of Realism BRITISH REALISM The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood The Aesthetic Movement: Personal Psychology and Repressed Eroticism REALISM IN AMERICA Scientific Realism: Thomas Eakins Iconic Image: Winslow Homer PHOTOGRAPHY: A MECHANICAL MEDIUM FOR MASS-PRODUCED ART First Innovations Recording the World Reporting the News: Photojournalism Photography as Art: Pictorialism and Combination Printing ARCHITECTURE AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION Ferrovitreous Structures: Train Sheds and Exhibition Palaces Announcing the Future: The Eiffel Tower CHAPTER 25 Progress and Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and ArtNouveau, 1880-1905 POST-IMPRESSIONISM Paul Cezanne: Toward Abstraction Georges Seurat: Seeking Social and Pictorial Harmony Vincent van Gogh: Expression through Color and Symbol Paul Gauguin: The Flight from Modernity SYMBOLISM The Nabis Other Symbolist Visions in France Symbolism Beyond France Symbolist Currents in American Art The Sculpture of Rodin ART NOUVEAU AND THE SEARCH FOR MODERN DESIGN The Public and Private Spaces of Art Nouveau AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE: THE CHICAGO SCHOOL Louis Sullivan and Early Skyscrapers Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie House PHOTOGRAPHY Pictorialist Photography and the Photo Secession CHAPTER 26 Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904-1914 FAUVISM CUBISM Reflecting and Shattering Tradition: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon Analytic Cubism: Picasso and Braque Synthetic Cubism: The Power of Collage THE IMPACT OF FAUVISM AND CUBISM German Expressionism Austrian Expressionism Cubism in Paris after Picasso and Braque Italian Futurism: Activism and Art Cubo-Futurism and Suprematism in Russia Cubism and Fantasy: Giorgio de Chirico MODERNIST SCULPTURE: CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI AMERICAN ART America's First Modernists: Arthur Dove and Abstraction EARLY MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN EUROPE German Modernist Architecture German Expressionist Architecture CHAPTER 27 Art Between the Wars DADA Zurich Dada: Jean (Hans) Arp New York Dada: Marcel Duchamp Berlin Dada Cologne Dada Paris Dada: Man Ray SURREALISM Surrealism in Paris Representational Surrealism: Salvador Dali The Surrealist Object ORGANIC SCULPTURE Alexander Calder in Paris Henry Moore in England CREATING UTOPIAS Russian Constructivism: Productivism and Utilitarianism De Stijl and Universal Order The Bauhaus: Creating the "New Man" The Machine Aesthetic ART IN AMERICA: MODERNITY, SPIRITUALITY, AND REGIONALISM The City and Industry Seeking the Spiritual Regionalism and National Identity The Harlem Renaissance MEXICAN ART: SEEKING A NATIONAL IDENTITY Diego Rivera THE EVE OF WORLD WAR II America: The Failure of Modernity Europe and Fascism CHAPTER 28 Postwar to Postmodern, 1945-1980 EXISTENTIALISM IN NEW YORK: ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM Abstract Expressionism: Action Painting Abstract Expressionism: Color-Field Painting REJECTING ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM: AMERICAN ART OF THE 1950S AND 1960S Re-Presenting Life and Dissecting Painting Environments and Performance Art Pop Art: Consumer Culture as Subject FORMALIST ABSTRACTION OF THE 1950S AND 1960S Formalist Painting and Sculpture Formalist Sculpture: Minimal Art THE PLURALIST 1970S: POST-MINIMALISM Post-Minimal Sculpture: Geometry and Emotion Earthworks and Site-Specific Art Conceptual Art: Art as Idea Television Art: Nam June Paik ART WITH A SOCIAL AGENDA African-American Art: Ethnic Identity Feminist Art: Judy Chicago and Gender Identity LATE MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE Continuing the International Style: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Sculptural Architecture: Referential Mass CHAPTER 29 The Postmodern Era: Art Since 1980 ARCHITECTURE Postmodern Architecture New Modernism: Hi-Tech Architecture Deconstructivism: Countering Modernist Authority POST-MINIMALISM AND PLURALISM: LIMITLESS POSSIBILITIES The Return of Painting Sculpture Deconstructing Art: Context as Meaning The Power of Installation and Video Art Many Styles, One Artist: Felix Gonzalez-Torres Preoccupation with the Body A World Art: Cai Guo-Qiang Glossary Books for Further Reading Index List of Credits
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