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A history of western art

Author: Laurie Adams
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Why do we study the history of art? -- The language of art -- Prehistoric Western Europe -- The ancient near East -- Ancient Egypt -- The Aegean -- The art of ancient Greece -- The art of the Etruscans -- Ancient Rome -- Early Christian and Byzantine art -- Romanesque art -- Gothic art -- Precursors of the Renaissance -- The early Renaissance -- The high Renaissance in Italy -- Mannerism and the later sixteenth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie Adams
ISBN: 9780073379227 0073379220 9780071221405 0071221409
OCLC Number: 649800018
Description: xx, 620 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Why do we study the history of art? --
The language of art --
Prehistoric Western Europe --
The ancient near East --
Ancient Egypt --
The Aegean --
The art of ancient Greece --
The art of the Etruscans --
Ancient Rome --
Early Christian and Byzantine art --
Romanesque art --
Gothic art --
Precursors of the Renaissance --
The early Renaissance --
The high Renaissance in Italy --
Mannerism and the later sixteenth century in Italy --
Sixteenth-century painting and printmaking in northern Europe --
The Baroque style in western Europe --
Rococo, the eighteenth century, and revival styles --
Neoclassicism: the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries --
Romanticism: the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries --
Nineteenth-century realism --
Nineteenth-century impressionism --
Post-impressionism and the late nineteenth century --
The early twentieth century: Picasso, Fauvism, expressionism, and Matisse --
Cubism, futurism, and related twentieth-century styles --
Dada, Surrealism, social realism, regionalism, and abstraction --
Mid-century American abstraction --
Pop art, op art, minimalism, and conceptualism --
Continuity, innovation, and globalization.
Responsibility: Laurie Schneider Adams.

Abstract:

Why do we study the history of art? -- The language of art -- Prehistoric Western Europe -- The ancient near East -- Ancient Egypt -- The Aegean -- The art of ancient Greece -- The art of the Etruscans -- Ancient Rome -- Early Christian and Byzantine art -- Romanesque art -- Gothic art -- Precursors of the Renaissance -- The early Renaissance -- The high Renaissance in Italy -- Mannerism and the later sixteenth century in Italy -- Sixteenth-century painting and printmaking in northern Europe -- The Baroque style in western Europe -- Rococo, the eighteenth century, and revival styles -- Neoclassicism: the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries -- Romanticism: the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries -- Nineteenth-century realism -- Nineteenth-century impressionism -- Post-impressionism and the late nineteenth century -- The early twentieth century: Picasso, Fauvism, expressionism, and Matisse -- Cubism, futurism, and related twentieth-century styles -- Dada, Surrealism, social realism, regionalism, and abstraction -- Mid-century American abstraction -- Pop art, op art, minimalism, and conceptualism -- Continuity, innovation, and globalization.

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