Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Concise Global History

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2016 - Art - 656 pages
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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE GLOBAL HISTORY, 4th Edition has been written from the ground up to create a one-semester, student-friendly introduction to art history while retaining the impeccable reliability and scholarship of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES. This beautifully illustrated fourth edition has been updated to make it easier than ever for students to master the material.
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Contents

Preface
About the Author
Resources
What Is Art History?
Prehistory and the First Civilizations
Ancient Greece
The Roman Empire
Early Christianity and Byzantium
Impressionism PostImpressionism and Symbolism 1870 to 1900
Modernism in Europe and America 1900 to 1945
Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America 1945 to 1980
Contemporary Art Worldwide
South and Southeast Asia
China and Korea
Japan
Native Americas and Oceania

The Islamic World
Early Medieval and Romanesque Europe
Gothic and Late Medieval Europe
The Early Renaissance in Europe
High Renaissance and Mannerism in Europe
Baroque Europe
Rococo to Neoclassicism in Europe and America
Romanticism Realism and Photography 1800 to 1870
Africa
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Credits
Index
Copyright

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Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.

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