Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art, Fourth Edition, offers an exciting new CD-ROM, additional color plates, and a number of new features. Focusing on the Western canon of art history, the text presents a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. A new non-Western supplement, World Views: Topics in Non-Western Art, addresses specific areas of non-Western art and augments the Western chronology by illustrating moments of thematic relationships and cross-cultural contact. World Views is available at a discount when packaged with History of Western Art.
Positions works of art in illustration groups to create a visual environment and historical context to enhance understanding and appreciation.
Art in a commercial world -- Artists and collectors in the market for art -- The Italian City-States -- Antwerp -- Amsterdam -- Germany and Spain -- London -- Paris -- Art consumption in industrial America -- New York -- The global art market
This volume traces the history of painting from medieval times to modern times with a focus on each era and its major artists.
A delightful and witty cat-alog of feline masterpieces that spoofs 4,000 years of art history. Instantly recognizable to casual museum-goers and anyone who has ever perused Janson's History of Art, the works are captioned with deadpan annotations by a real-life art historian. 32 color illustrations.
A collection of essays that reflect the breadth of twentieth-century scholarship in art history. Kleinbauer has sought to illustrate the variety of methods scholars have developed for conveying the unfolding of the arts in the Western world. Originally published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1971.
From prehistoric Europe to the 1990s, a readable, down-to-earth survey of Western art offers a history that is placed firmly in context and a vivid appreciation of the West's greatest visual arts.
Presents the story of Western art within its historical and cultural context. By focusing on fewer works, the text aims to offer a greater depth of understanding of important historical developments in art.