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Art history : a view of the West

Engaging, accessible, and even fun, this Revised Edition of Art History tells the many-sided story of art -- among the oldest and most revealing of human activities.

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  • "Offers a global overview of art from prehistoric times to the present while explaining the historical, social, and political context of each artistic period."
  • "Presents an overview of art objects and movements from pre-history to the modern day."
  • ""In tune with today's readers-rich but never effete-this is the art history book of choice for a new generation. Presenting a broad view of art from prehistory through the Gothic Age, it sympathetically and positively introduces the works of all artists. This includes women, artists of color, and the arts of other continents and regions, as well as those of Western Europe and the United States. The new edition contains even more full-color reproductions, larger images, redrawn maps and timelines, and new photographs and higher quality images. Balancing both the traditions of art history and new trends of the present, Art History is the most comprehensive, accessible, and magnificently illustrated work of its kind. Broad in scope and depth, this beautifully illustrated work features art from the following time periods and places: prehistory; art of the ancients (Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, Greece, Etruscan, and Roman); early Christian, Jewish, and Byzantine art; Islamic art; India before 1100; Chinese art before 1280; Japanese art before 1392; art of the Americas before 1300; the art of ancient Africa; early Medieval European art; Romanesque art, and Gothic art."--Publisher's description."
  • ""Art history interactive: 1000 images for study and presentation CD-ROM is an outstanding study tool for students and a new slide resource for instructors. Images are viewable by Prentice Hall book title, by period, or by artist. Students can quiz themselves in flash card mode or by answering any number of excellent short answer and compare/contrast questions. Instructors can use the slide show function of the CD-ROM for lectures, incorporating any of their own electronic resources as well"--P. xvi."
  • "This renowned textbook offers thorough coverage of all the visual arts from all parts of the world in a narrative that provides a rich contextual backgroundsocial, cultural, historical, religious, geographical, and political. This book has more than 1400 photographs and hundreds of line drawings, diagrams, and full-color maps. The text features art from the following time periods and places: prehistoric art in Europe; ancient art of the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and Greece; Roman and Etruscan art; Jewish, early Christian, Japan, and the Americas; medieval art in Europe; Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance art; Baroque art; art of the Pacific cultures; the rise of modern art; and the international Avant-Garde since 1945. Beginning student will appreciate the text's visual appeal, readable writing style, and helpful instructional features, such as the Starter Kit at the beginning of the book. Instructors will appreciate the inclusion of artists in all media, with women artists and artists of color fully represented. - Publisher."
  • "Presents a global view of art through the centuries, from prehistory to the post-World War II era, with maps, timelines, and over 750 color plates."
  • "Engaging, accessible, and even fun, this Revised Edition of Art History tells the many-sided story of art -- among the oldest and most revealing of human activities."@en

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