Art Through the Ages

Art Through the Ages

ISBN: 0155050907

ISBN 13: 9780155050907

Authors: Helen Gardner, Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya

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This classic art history survey text has sold over 2 million copies since 1st published in 1926. An ideal text for the full-year art history course, it surveys the entire span of Western art from prehistory to the present & offers overviews of significant areas of non-Western art. Heightened visual appeal & superior accuracy of color results from printing at 175-line resolution. Adds new maps, timelines & improved photographic views. Reorganized, expanded & revised chapters in Part I reflect significant changes in the field of ancient art over the last decade. Increases attention to sociopolitical context of works of art in the ancient world. Presents more classical works of art created for non-elite patrons. Reorganized Early Christian, Islamic & Byzantine material. Expands coverage of Chinese art & introduction of Korean art. Expands coverage of Mayan ceramics & stelae, new coverage of Peruvian textiles & Colombian goldwork. Revision of African art, updated in a separate chapter with twice as many images. Reorganized chapters covering Northern & Italian Renaissance. Increases coverage of women & minority artists. Reorganized 18th, 19th & 20th-century material. New images from 19-20th-century artists.

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