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Gardner's Art through the ages : a global history

Author: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner; Cengage Learning (Firm)
Publisher: Boston [Massachussets] : Cengage Learning, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifteenth edition, Student editionView all editions and formats
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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions! Easy to read and understand, the 15th 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Gardner; Fred S Kleiner; Cengage Learning (Firm)
ISBN: 9781285754994 1285754999
OCLC Number: 911517785
Description: xxix, 1224 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction : What Is Art History? --
1. Art in the Stone Age --
2. Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia --
3. Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra --
4. The Prehistoric Aegean --
5. Ancient Greece --
6. The Etruscans --
7. The Roman Empire --
8. Late Antiquity --
9. Byzantium --
10. The Islamic World --
11. Early Medieval Europe --
12. Romanesque Europe --
13. Gothic Europe --
14. Late Medieval Italy --
15. South and Southeast Asia before 1200 --
16. China and Korea to 1279 --
17. Japan before 1333 --
18. Native American Cultures before 1300 --
19. Africa before 1800 --
20. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Northern Europe --
21. The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy --
22. Renaissance and Mannerism in Cinquecento Italy --
23. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain --
24. The Baroque in Italy and Spain --
25. The Baroque in Northern Europe --
26. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America --
27. Romanticism, Realism, Photography : Europe and America, 1800 to 1870 --
28. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism : Europe and America, 1870 to 1900 --
29. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945 --
30. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980 --
31. Contemporary Art Worldwide --
32. South and Southeast Asia, 1200 to 1980 --
33. China and Korea, 1279 to 1980 --
34. Japan, 1333 to 1980 --
35. Native American Cultures, 1300 to 1980 --
36. Oceania before 1980 --
37. Africa, 1800 to 1980 --
Notes --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Credits --
Index.
Other Titles: Art through the ages
Responsibility: Fred S. Kleiner.
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