Art : Brief History & ArtNotes Brief Package

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For one/two-semester survey courses in Art History and World Art; courses in Art Appreciation and Studio or Design courses.This text serves as a brief introduction to the history of art, reflecting new interests and issues, expanding the topic to include women and minorities, and showing media and techniques other than painting, sculpture, and architecture. Written without art historical or aesthetic jargon, Art: A Brief History is visually appealing as well as intellectually stimulating, and is aimed at the new generation of students and more

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  • Mixed media product | 558 pages
  • 212.9 x 283.5 x 38.6mm | 2,154.59g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131056816
  • 9780131056817

Table of contents

Introduction. 1. Art Before the Written Word. 2. The Art of Mesopotamia and Egypt. 3. Early Asian Art. 4. Art of the Aegean World. 5. The Spread of Greek Art and Culture. 6. Art of the Roman Republic and Empire. 7. Jewish, Early Christian, and Byzantine Art. 8. Islamic Art. 9. Later Asian Art. 10. Early Medieval and Romanesque Art. 11. Gothic Art. 12. Early Renaissance Art. 13. Art of the High Renaissance and Reformation. 14. Baroque and Rococo Art. 15. Art of the Americas. 16. African Art. 17. Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism. 18. Later Nineteenth-Century Art in Europe and the United States. 19. Modern Art: Europe and North America in the Early Twentieth Century. 20. Art Since 1945. Glossary. Selected Bibliography. more

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