A History of Western Art

A History of Western Art
Author: Laurie Adams
Release: 2004
Editor: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Pages: 574
ISBN: 007282719X
Language: en
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CD-ROM contains: Elements in art, art techniques, chapter resources, sawyer, internet resources and a study skills primer.

A History of Western Art

A History of Western Art
Author: Laurie Adams
Release: 1997-01-01
Editor: WCB/McGraw-Hill
Pages: 560
ISBN: 0697287823
Language: en
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Presents the story of Western art within its historical and cultural context. By focusing on fewer works, the text aims to offer a greater depth of understanding of important historical developments in art.

Masterpieces of Western Art

Masterpieces of Western Art
Author: Robert Suckale
Release: 2002
Editor: Taschen
Pages: 776
ISBN: 3822818259
Language: en
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This volume traces the history of painting from medieval times to modern times with a focus on each era and its major artists. This volume traces the history of painting from medieval times to modern times with a focus on each era and its major artists.

The History of Western Art in Comics Part One From Prehistory to the Renaissance

The History of Western Art in Comics Part One  From Prehistory to the Renaissance
Author: Marion Augustin
Release: 2021-07-20
Editor: Holiday House
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780823451609
Language: en
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Learning about art through the ages has never been as interesting or fun as in this humorous and very informative graphic novel. As two kids give their grandpa a tour of Paris, he starts an interesting conversation with them--about where all the art they see in their lives--from the movie house to the stadiums to museums and even the subway-- started. Dad's impromptu history lesson goes back to the first Cavemen drawings to the pyramids of Giza, and by the end of the book includes Greco-Roman feats of ingenuity and the frescoes of the Renaissance. Recounted as a narrative about why different civilizations created different kinds of art, centuries of art history are explored entertainingly for young readers. Iconic works, such as Donatello's David and The Book of Kells, are included as well as architectural feats like the Colosseum. Written by a tour guide for museums and historic landmarks, the text is designed to entertain (with many funny asides and jokes) as it informs. The illustrations accurately portray the art and the artists described, with flavor and humor added to keep readers turning the page. Reproductions of the featured artworks and information about each piece are included in the back, along with a glossary of terms.

The History of Western Art

The History of Western Art
Author: Peter Whitfield
Release: 2014-05-10
Editor: Naxos Audiobooks
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1843795078
Language: en
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This history of art shows how painters, sculptors and architects have expressed the belief-systems of their age; religious, political and aesthetic. From the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece, to the revolutionary years of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the artist has acted as a mirror to the ideals and conflicts of the human mind.

Janson s Basic History of Western Art

Janson s Basic History of Western Art
Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Horst Woldemar Janson,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph Jacobs
Release: 2009
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 670
ISBN: 013603912X
Language: en
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Looks at important movements and artists and discusses paintings, sculpture, photographs, and architecture.

A History of the Western Art Market

A History of the Western Art Market
Author: Titia Hulst
Release: 2017-09-19
Editor: Univ of California Press
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780520290631
Language: en
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This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western economy, framing them within the larger narrative of the ascendancy of capitalist markets. Selected writings from across academic disciplines present compelling evidence of art’s inherent commercial dimension and show how artists, dealers, and collectors have interacted over time, from the city-states of Quattrocento Italy to the high-stakes markets of postmillennial New York and Beijing. This approach casts a startling new light on the traditional concerns of art history and aesthetics, revealing much that is provocative, profound, and occasionally even comic. This volume’s unique historical perspective makes it appropriate for use in college courses and postgraduate and professional programs, as well as for professionals working in art-related environments such as museums, galleries, and auction houses.

The Guerrilla Girls Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art

The Guerrilla Girls  Bedside Companion to the History of Western Art
Author: Guerrilla Girls
Release: 1998
Editor: Penguin Books
Pages: 96
ISBN: 014025997X
Language: en
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"[A] tart, funny, lurid little bomb of a book. It's all p.c., of course, but not at all predictable, and a lot of righteous information gets dispersed in record time." -- BUST Magazine We were Guerillas before we were Gorillas. From the beginning, the press wanted publicity photos. We needed a disguise. No one remembers, for sure, how we got our fur, but one story is that at an early meeting, an original Girl, a bad speller, wrote 'Gorilla' instead of 'Guerilla.' It was an enlightening mistake. It gave us our mask-ulinity. Ever wonder about the abundance of naked male statues in the Classical section of your favorite museum? Did you know medieval convents were hotbeds of female artistic expression? And how did those "bad boy" artists of the twentieth century make it even harder for a girl to get a break? Thanks to the Guerrilla Girls, those masked feminists whose mission it is to break the white male stronghold over the art world, art history--as we know it--is history. Taking you back through the ages, the Guerrilla Girls demonstrate how males (particularly white males) have dominated the art scene, and discouraged, belittled, or obscured women's involvement. Their skeptical and hilarious interpretations of "popular" theory are augmented by the newest research and the expertise of prominent feminist art historians. "Believe-it-or-not" quotations from some of the "experts" are sprinkled throughout, as are the Guerrilla Girls' signature masterpieces: reproductions of famous art works, slightly "altered" for historic accuracy and vindication. This colorful reinterpretation of classic and modern art, as outrageous as it is visually arresting, is a much-needed corrective to traditional art history, and an unabashed celebration of female artists.

Landscape and Western Art

Landscape and Western Art
Author: Malcolm (Professor of Victorian and Visual Studies Andrews, Professor of Victorian and Visual Studies University of Kent Canterbury),Malcolm Andrews,Professor of Victorian and Visual Studies Malcolm Andrews
Release: 1999
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 260
ISBN: 0192842331
Language: en
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This book explores many issues raised by the range of ideas and images of the natural world in Western art since the Renaissance. The whole concept of landscape is examined as a representation of the relationship between the human and natural worlds. Featured artists include Claude, Freidrich, Turner, Cole and Ruisdael, and many different forms of landscape art are addressed, such as land art, painting, photography, garden design, panorama and cartography.

History of Western Art

History of Western Art
Author: Antony Mason
Release: 2007
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 128
ISBN: 8860980631
Language: en
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The Birth of Western Painting Routledge Revivals

The Birth of Western Painting  Routledge Revivals
Author: Robert Byron,David Talbot Rice
Release: 2013-12-17
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 424
ISBN: 9781136752407
Language: en
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First published in 1930, this book deals with Byzantine art, not as an isolated province, but as one intimately connected with the subsequent history of European painting. After a summary of the whole question in its relation to modern art, the second chapter opens with a novel analysis of the iconoclast controversy, and shows how it was only by this movement that Hellenistic naturalism was finally vanquished and the seed of interpretational art planted in Europe in its stead. The third chapter reveals how this seed was nourished by the Constantinopolitan Renascence, and how that event, combined with the increasing humanisation of religious emotion, culminated, not only in Duccio and Giotto, but in the equally important work of their contemporaries at Mistra and Mount Athos. A detailed account of these works is given and in the last part of the book, the mystery of El Greco is finally resolved. The book is based, not only on extensive research but on personal observation of nearly all the works mentioned, in Constantinople, Greece, Crete, Italy, and Spain. It is an important and exciting addition to the history of European Art and establishes, scientifically, theories which only existed in conjecture before its publication. The book includes 94 black and white plates.

Modern Perspectives in Western Art History

Modern Perspectives in Western Art History
Author: W. Eugene Kleinbauer,Medieval Academy of America
Release: 1989-01-01
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Pages: 548
ISBN: 0802067085
Language: en
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A collection of essays that reflect the breadth of twentieth-century scholarship in art history. Kleinbauer has sought to illustrate the variety of methods scholars have developed for conveying the unfolding of the arts in the Western world. Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971.

Janson s Basic History of Western Art

Janson s Basic History of Western Art
Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph F. Jacobs,Ann M. Roberts,David L. Simon
Release: 2013-01-08
Editor: Pearson College Division
Pages: 688
ISBN: 0205242634
Language: en
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- A concise introduction to the Western tradition in art. Janson's Basic History of Art provides readers with a beautifully illustrated and masterfully concise introduction to the Western tradition of art history. The text centers discussions around the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis. This edition creates a narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony and that Americans have claimed through their connection to Europe. Janson's Basic History of Western Art continues to maintain separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, and the High Renaissance, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era. The 9th edition brings some exciting changes. For the first time, Janson's Basic History of Western Art comes with MyArtsLab, which provides students with an interactive learning experience. Also, the text incorporates new learning objectives, graphics, and maps throughout. In response to reviewer's requests, this new edition expands the coverage of Islamic art into its own chapter. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Davies et al, program. Key learning applications include, Art 21 and Studio Technique videos, 360-degree architectural panoramas and simulations and Closer Look tours. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MyArtsLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking -- "Points of Inquiry" and "Points of Reflection" coordinated with learning objectives help students think critically about what they have read. Engage Students -- Updated images, MyArtsLab, and the clarity of the text provide a wonderful engaging student experience. Support Instructors -- Instructor resources are available in one convenient location. Figures, videos, and teacher support materials create a dynamic, engaging course. 0205925928 / 9780205925926 Janson's Basic History of Western Art Plus NEW MyArtsLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205242634 / 9780205242634 Janson's Basic History of Western Art

The Healing Presence of Art

The Healing Presence of Art
Author: Richard Cork
Release: 2012
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 460
ISBN: 030017036X
Language: en
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Fascinated by the astonishingly rich history of art in hospitals, the well-known critic and art historian Richard Cork has written a brilliant account of the subject. These works, which include masterpieces of Western art, have been produced from Renaissance Florence and Siena to the 20th century. Piero della Francesca made a painting for a hospital in Sansepolcro, as did Hans Memling in Bruges, Matthias Grünewald in Isenheim, El Greco in Toledo, Rembrandt in Amsterdam, William Hogarth in London, Vincent van Gogh in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, and Marc Chagall in Jerusalem. The book's sumptuous images offer a rich range of subjects, from Francisco Goya's dramatic confrontations with suffering to Giovanni Battista Tiepolo's sublime, airborne celebrations of resurrection and heavenly ecstasy. Some, like Leonardo da Vinci's incisive drawings, are based on uncompromising firsthand study of hospital patients. Others explore a redemptive world where Christ is born, orphans are rescued, and plague victims are given shelter. In this wide-ranging survey, Cork investigates how such artworks have been used to humanize hospitals, to alleviate their clinical bleakness, and to offer genuine, lasting pleasure to patients, staff, and visitors.

The Oxford History of Western Art

The Oxford History of Western Art
Author: Martin Kemp,Emeritus Professor of the History of Art Martin Kemp
Release: 2000
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 578
ISBN: 9780198600121
Language: en
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Positions works of art in illustration groups to create a visual environment and historical context to enhance understanding and appreciation.

The Story of Painting

The Story of Painting
Author: Wendy Beckett,Patricia Wright
Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0751301337
Language: en
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Through more than 450 masterpieces, the author unfolds the story of 800 years of Western painting from Giotto, the Renaissance and Impressionism, to Pop Art and the present day.

The Art of Reading

The Art of Reading
Author: Jamie Camplin,Maria Ranauro
Release: 2018-10-02
Editor: Getty Publications
Pages: 14
ISBN: 9781606065860
Language: en
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“Why do artists love books?” This volume takes this tantalizingly simple question as a starting point to reveal centuries of symbiosis between the visual and literary arts. First looking at the development of printed books and the simultaneous emergence of the modern figure of the artist, The Art of Reading appraises works by the many great masters who took inspiration from the printed word. Authors Jamie Camplin and Maria Ranauro weave together an engaging cultural history that probes the ways in which books and paintings represent a key to understanding ourselves and the past. Paintings contain a world of information about religion, class, gender, and power, but they also reveal details of everyday life often lost in history texts. Such artworks show us not only how books have been valued over time but also how the practice of reading has evolved in Western society. Featuring over one hundred works by artists from across Europe and the United States and all painting genres, The Art of Reading explores the two-thousand-year story of the great painters and the preeminent information-providing, knowledge-endowing, solace-giving, belief-supporting, leisure-enriching, pleasure-delivering medium of all time: the book.

The Books that Shaped Art History From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss

The Books that Shaped Art History  From Gombrich and Greenberg to Alpers and Krauss
Author: Richard Shone,John-Paul Stonard
Release: 2013-04-05
Editor: Thames & Hudson
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780500771495
Language: en
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An exemplary survey that reassesses the impact of the most important books to have shaped art history through the twentieth century Written by some of today’s leading art historians and curators, this new collection provides an invaluable road map of the field by comparing and reexamining canonical works of art history. From Émile Mâle’s magisterial study of thirteenth-century French art, first published in 1898, to Hans Belting’s provocative Likeness and Presence: A History of the Image before the Era of Art, the book provides a concise and insightful overview of the history of art, told through its most enduring literature. Each of the essays looks at the impact of a single major book of art history, mapping the intellectual development of the writer under review, setting out the premises and argument of the book, considering its position within the broader field of art history, and analyzing its significance in the context of both its initial reception and its afterlife. An introduction by John-Paul Stonard explores how art history has been forged by outstanding contributions to scholarship, and by the dialogues and ruptures between them.

The Cats History of Western Art

The Cats History of Western Art
Author: Susan Herbert
Release: 1994
Editor: Bulfinch Press
Pages: 62
ISBN: 0821220853
Language: en
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Thirty-two cat paintings--based on masterpieces by Michelangelo, Whistler, Sargent, Van Gogh, and many others--take a humorous look at the history of art. By the author of A Victorian Cat's Journal.

Art of the Western World

Art of the Western World
Author: Bruce Cole,Adelheid M. Gealt
Release: 1991-12-15
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 374
ISBN: 9780671747282
Language: en
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Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them