Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2008 - Art - 1088 pages
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As fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great artistic traditions—plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, you'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly and help you study for your exams—for example, "The Big Picture" overviews at the end of every chapter, and ArtStudy Online (a free interactive study guide that includes flash cards of images and quizzes).
  

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Contents

Art History in the 21st Century
2
different Ways of Seeing
12
Neolithic Art
20
THE BIG PICTURE
29
Enheduanna Priestess and Poet
41
EGYPT UNDER
53
Hatshepsut the Woman Who Would
68
THE BIG PICTURE
79
Embroidery
456
French Gothic
462
Louis IX the Saintly King
482
THE BIG PICTURE
495
CHAPTER 20
519
The Artists Profession in Flanders
528
Woodcuts Engravings
537
Renaissance Perspectival
547

The Theran Eruption and the Chronology
87
THE BIG PICTURE
97
Geometric and Orientalizing Periods
100
Greek Temple Plans
109
Herakles Greatest of Greek
120
The Hegeso Stele
134
THE BIG PICTURE
155
Buddhism and Buddhist
161
Hinduism and Hindu
168
THE BIG PICTURE
179
JAPAN BEFORE 1333
207
Heian Court Culture
217
Early Etruscan Art
224
THE BIG PICTURE
235
An Outline of Roman History
239
Pompeii and the Cities of Vesuvius
244
The Roman House
247
Early Empire
254
Spectacles in the Colosseum
260
High Empire
263
Late Empire
276
THE BIG PICTURE
287
Architecture and Mosaics
293
THE BIG PICTURE
309
Middle Byzantine Art
315
Icons and Iconoclasm
326
THE BIG PICTURE
339
CHAPTER 14
365
Intermediate Area
379
Serpent Mound
389
Dating African Art and Identifying African
395
THE BIG PICTURE
405
Ottoman Art
411
Carolingian Art
415
Medieval Monasteries
420
Theophanu a Byzantine Princess
428
The Crusades
442
Romanesque Countesses Queens
448
Renaissance Family Chapel
564
THE BIG PICTURE
577
Renaissance Drawings
581
Women in the Renaissance Art World
611
THE BIG PICTURE
623
Catholic and Protestant Views
631
THE BIG PICTURE
647
Velazquez and Philip IV
668
THE BIG PICTURE 67 1
703
CHAPTER 27
719
Calligraphy and Inscriptions
726
THE BIG PICTURE
733
Modern Japan
736
Japanese Woodblock
744
EUROPE AND AMERICA
751
The Grand Tour and Veduta Painting
765
THE BIG PICTURE
775
Romanticism
784
Architecture 810
790
Lithography
801
Daguerreotype Calotype
814
CHAPTER 32
853
North America
860
THE BIG PICTURE
869
Micronesia
878
20th Century
895
Mende Women as Maskers
901
THE BIG PICTURE
907
Science and Art in the Early
915
Art Matronage in America
933
Degenerate Art
945
Brancusi Hepworth and Moore
951
THE BIG PICTURE
967
NOTES
1026
BIBLIOGRAPHY
1046
CREDITS
1060
INDEX
1066
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