Art: A Brief History (5th Edition)Author:
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Pub Date: 2011
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it didnt really assist me in class until i had to study for the final exam. a lot of information in every chapter to memorizeread more
art history shaped the way we present and look at art today in the modern world
The images of art work. Our teacher tested us on specifics about each image in the chapters and the book gave a thorough background for each piece.read more
Key concepts aren't bold or highlighted. There is a lot of reading that you have to get through to get to any main points.
Art Appreciation - the class covered only the information contained in the bookread more
I would not change anything about the book. The information in the class covered only the book. No other sources were needed.
I learned the history and origins of art and the works of art.read more
It was well written and I read the chapters cover to cover, this is the first book that I have actually read so thoroughly and it was actually interesting. Everything that was on the test was from this book and not from the lecture portion of the class.
The most useful thing was all the history which involved all the art eras. Where many paintings came from.read more
This book was more interesting and had better illustrations compared to other books I read.
This book covered all required lesson that we had to take part in during our semester.read more
Learned a lot about modern and Renaissance art. It was very interesting to learn abouit the different tiles of art and canvas and paint.
My class was a Survey class of History of Art in a Foundation course.read more
the amount of pictures was very helpful because it provided lots of visuals, and the text was pretty easy to read
This text is much more vast in the material it covers then other Art History texts I have used. It ends up being slightly vague in some areas, leaving you wanting more on a subject in some particularly interesting areas, however the amount of information and history that it covers is impressive.read more
Some of the sections it covers were not helpful or needed in the class I was taking, however would probably be interesting to read on my own time.
Pub Date: 2011