9780131057425

History of Art, Combined Edition, Revised & ArtNotes Vol. I & Vol. II, Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131057425

  • ISBN 10:

    0131057421

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: PRENTICE-HALL
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This classic book uses an exceptional art program, featuring impeccable accurate five-color illustrations, to introduce readers to the vast world of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. With its effectively written, balanced, and interesting narrative, this book presents art as a succession of styles--from the Renaissance through the 20th century--and enlarges the readers' capacity to appreciate works of art individually. Written more than 40 years ago, this book has been constantly reworked to respond to the needs of this ever-changing field. This Volume contains Chs. 12-28 of the Combined volume, focusing on the art of the Renaissance Through the Rococo and the Modern World: The Early Renaissance in Italy; The High Renaissance in Italy; The Late Renaissance in Italy; Late Gothic” Painting, Sculpture, and the Graphic Arts; The Renaissance in the North; The Baroque in Italy and Spain; The Baroque in Flanders and Holland; The Baroque in France and England; The Rococo; Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Impressionism; Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau; Twentieth-Century Painting; Twentieth-Century Sculpture; Twentieth-Century Architecture; Twentieth-Century Photography; and Postmodernism. A reference work suitable for those employed in all art media, including painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects.

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