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History of art for young people

History of art for young people

Author: H W Janson; Anthony F Janson; Samuel Cauman
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
Surveys the history of art, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography, from cave paintings to modern art.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H W Janson; Anthony F Janson; Samuel Cauman
ISBN: 0810941503 9780810941502 0810905116 9780810905115
OCLC Number: 50856038
Notes: "This book is also published by Prentice Hall/Abrams under the title A basic history of art"--Title page verso.
"The original edition of History of art for young people was written by H.W. Janson with Samuel Cauman"--Title page verso.
Description: 695 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: A primer of art history --
Introduction: Art and the artist --
Looking at art --
Part one The Ancient World: Prehistoric art in Europe and North America: The old stone age --
The new stone age --
Major events in prehistory --
Egyptian art: The Old Kingdom --
The Middle Kingdom --
The New Kingdom --
Major periods in ancient Egypt --
Ancient Near Eastern art: Sumerian art --
Persian art --
Major civilizations in the ancient Near East --
Aegean art: Cycladic art --
Minoan art --
Mycenaean art --
Major civilizations in the Aegean --
Greek art: Painting --
Temples --
Sculpture --
The Greek gods and goddesses --
The hero in Greek legend --
Music, poetry, and theater in ancient Greece --
Major periods of Greek art --
Etruscan art: Tombs and their decoration --
Roman art: Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Rome's republic and empires --
Major Roman emperors --
Time line (4000 B.C.-300 A.D.) --
Part Two The Middle Ages: Early Christian and Byzantine art: Early Christian art --
Byzantine art --
Biblical, church, and celestial beings --
Versions of the Bible --
Covenants old and new --
The life of Jesus --
The liturgy of the mass --
Major dates in the Early Christian and Byzantine periods --
Early medieval art: Celtic-Germanic style --
Hiberno-Saxon style --
Carolingian art --
Ottonian art --
What is an architect and who is a master? --
Romanesque art: Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting and metalwork --
Monasticism and Christian monastic orders --
Hildegard of Bingen --
Gothic art: Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Dionysian theology and the Abbey of St-Denis --
Time line (400-1400) --
Part Three The Renaissance Through the Rococo: The Early Renaissance in Italy: Sculpture --
Architecture --
Painting --
Scientific perspective --
The High Renaissance in Italy: Leonardo da Vinci --
Bramante --
Michelangelo --
Raphael --
Giorgione --
Titian --
The Late Renaissance in Italy: Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
"Late Gothic" painting, sculpture, and graphic arts: Netherlandish painting --
Swiss and French painting --
"Late gothic" sculpture --
The graphic arts --
The Renaissance in the north: Germany --
The Netherlands --
France --
The Baroque in Italy and Spain: Painting in Italy --
Architecture in Italy --
Sculpture in Italy --
Painting in Spain --
The Baroque in Flanders and Holland --
The Baroque in France and England: Painting in France --
Architecture in France --
Sculpture in France --
England --
The Rococo: France --
England --
Germany and Austria --
Italy --
Time line (1400-1750) --
Part Four The Modern World: Neoclassicism: The Enlightenment --
Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Neoclassical music --
Romanticism: Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Photography --
Realism and Impressionism: Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
The materials of modern architecture --
Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau: Painting --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Photography --
Twentieth-Century painting: Painting before World War I --
Painting between the wars --
Painting since World War II --
Late Modernism --
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 --
Architecture since 1945 --
Twentieth-Century photography: The first half-century --
Photography since 1945 --
Postmodernism: Postmodern art --
Architecture --
Sculpture --
Painting --
Photography --
Time line (1750-2002).
Responsibility: H.W. Janson & Anthony F. Janson.


Surveys the history of art, including painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography, from cave paintings to modern art.


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