History of Western Art

History of Western Art

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  • ISBN-13: 9780072827194
  • ISBN: 007282719X
  • Edition: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College


Adams, Laurie


Chapter 1: Why Do We Study the History of Art? The Artistic Impulse The Values of Art Art and Illusion Architecture Archeology and Art History Methodlogies of Art History Chapter 2: The Language of Art Composition Plane Balance Line Depth Space Shape Light and Color Texture Stylistic Terminology Chapter 3: Prehistoric Western Europe The Stone Age Paleolithic Beyond the West: Rock Paintings of Australia Mesolithic Neolithic Chapter 4: The Ancient Near East Neolithic Era Mesopotamia Anatolia: The Hittites Iran Chapter 5: Ancient Egypt The Gift of the Nile The Pharaohs The Egyptian Concept of Kingship The Palette of Narmer The Old Kingdom The Middle Kingdom The New Kingdom Tutankhamon's Tomb Chapter 6: The Aegean Cycladic Civilization Minoan Civilization Discoveries at Thera Mycenaean Civilization Chapter 7: The Art of Ancient Greece Cultural Identity Government and Philosophy Literature and Drama "Man is the Measure of Things" Painting and Pottery Sculpture Classical Architecture: The Athenian Acropolis Late Classical Style Hellenistic Period Chapter 8: The Art of the Etruscans Architecture Pottery and Sculpture Women in Etruscan Art Funerary Art Chapter 9: Ancient Rome Architectural Types Sculptural Types Mural Painting Chapter 10: Early Christian and Byzantine Art A New Religion Constantine and Christianity Early Christian Art Justinian and the Byzantine Style The Codex Later Byzantine Developments Chapter 11: The Early Middle Ages Islamic Art Northern European Art Ottonian Period Chapter 12: Romanesque Art Economic and Political Development Pilgrimage Roads Architecture Manuscripts Mural Painting The Bayeux Tapestry Chapter 13: Gothic Art Origins of the Gothic Style in France Early Gothic Architecture: Saint-Denis Elements of Gothic Architecture Romanesque Precursors of Gothic The Age of Cathedrals Chartres Later Developments of the French Gothic Style English Gothic Chapter 14: Precursors of the Renaissance ThirteenthCentury Italy FourteenthCentury Italy The International Gothic Style Chapter 15: The Early Renaissance Italy in the Fifteenth Century Early FifteenthCentury Painting Early FifteenthCentury Sculpture: Donatello's David SecondGeneration Developments FifteenthCentury Painting in the Netherlands Chapter 16: The High Renaissance in Italy Architecture Painting and Sculpture Developments in Venice Chapter 17: Mannerism and the Later SixteenthCentury in Italy Mannerism CounterReformation Painting Architecture: Andrea Palladio Chapter 18: SixteenthCentury Painting in Northern Europe The Netherlands Germany Chapter 19: The Baroque Style in Western Europe Baroque Style Architecture Sculpture: Gianlorenzo Bernini Italian Baroque Painting Baroque Painting in Northern Europe Beyond the West: Mughal Art in the Baroque Spanish Baroque Painting: Diego Velazquez French Baroque Painting: Nicolas Poussin Chapter 20: Rococo and the Eighteenth Century Beyond the West: The Pagoda The Age of Enlightenment Rococo Painting Rococo Architecture Architectural Revivals Bourgeois Realism: Jean-Baptiste Chardin American Painting Chapter 21: Neoclassicism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries The Neoclassical Style in France Development in America Chapter 22: Romanticism: The Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries Romantic Trends in Architecture Sculpture: Francois Rude Painting Chapter 23: Nineteenth-Century Realism French Realist Painting Photography American ReaAdams, Laurie is the author of 'History of Western Art', published 2005 under ISBN 9780072827194 and ISBN 007282719X.

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