6 edition of The history of western painting found in the catalog.
Presents an overview of Western painting from ancient caves to the modern world and includes information on artists.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 63) and index.
|LC Classifications||ND50 .H52 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||95011428|
It's a succinct review of the History of Western Art. It is fairly extensive in covering the traditional western canon, while being on the shorter side for this type of book. Good if your looking to refresh. Gardner's Art Through the Ages is an American textbook on the history of art, with the edition by Fred S. Kleiner and Christin J. edition was awarded both a McGuffey award for longevity and the "Texty" Award for current editions by the Text and Academic Authors Association. No other book has received both awards in the same year. The first edition published in was.
The history of the American West, like the art of the American West, isn’t what it used to be. No doubt, many lament the changes and pine for the myths that western histories (and western art. Western art history – or at least mainstream Western art history – really does very little to address the artistic traditions of non-Western countries. Many people find this perfectly acceptable, arguing that Western art history is about Western countries and shouldn’t have to .
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First published inthis book deals with Byzantine art, not as an isolated province, but as one intimately connected with the subsequent history of European painting. The history of Western painting represents a continuous, though disrupted, tradition from antiquity until the present time.
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Presents an overview of Western painting from ancient caves to the modern world and includes information on artists. Beginning with cave paintings, this large-format book gives a cursory overview of Western painting, with several pages devoted to contemporary artists & movements.
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