ETRUSCAN AND EARLY ROMAN ARCHITECTURE THE YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS PELICAN HISTORY OF ART

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Etruscan And Early Roman Architecture

Author : Axel Boëthius
ISBN : 0300052901
Genre : Architecture
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Axel Boethius's account begins about 1400 B.C. with the primitive villages of the Italic tribes. The scene was transformed by the arrival of the Greeks and by the Etruscans who by about 600 had Rome and Central Italy under their cultural spell.
Category: Architecture

Roman Imperial Architecture

Author : John Bryan Ward-Perkins
ISBN : 0300052928
Genre : Architecture
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The history of Roman Imperial architecture is one of the interaction of two dominant themes-in Rome itself the emergence of a new architecture based on the use of a revolutionary new material, Roman concrete, and in the provinces the development of interrelated but distinctive Romano-provincial schools.
Category: Architecture

History Of Art

Author : Horst Woldemar Janson
ISBN : 0131828959
Genre : Art
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For forty years, this widely acclaimed classic has remained unsurpassed as an introduction to art in the Western world, boasting the matchless credibility of the Janson name. This newest update features a more contemporary, more colorful design and vast array of extraordinarily produced illustrations that have become the Janson hallmark. A narrative voice makes this book a truly enjoyable read, and carefully reviewed and revised updates to this edition offer the utmost clarity in contributions based on recent scholarship. Extensive captions for the book’s incredible art program offer profound insight through the eyes of twentieth-century art historians speaking about specific pieces of art featured throughout. Significantly changed in this edition is the chapter on “The Late Renaissance,” in which Janson offers a new perspective on the subject, tracing in detail the religious art tied to the Catholic Reform movement, whose early history is little known to many readers of art history. Janson has also rearranged early Renaissance art according to genres instead of time sequence, and he has followed the reinterpretation of Etruscan art begun in recent years by German and English art historians. With a truly humanist approach, this book gives written and visual meaning to the captivating story of what artists have tried to express—and why—for more than 30,000 years.
Category: Art

Greek Architecture

Author : Arnold Walter Lawrence
ISBN : 9780300064919
Genre : Architecture
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Evolution of the Hellenic age and the remaining legacy of ruins and artefacts, emphasising the continuity of thier art. This edition has been revised and new illus. have been added.
Category: Architecture

Experiencing Rome

Author : Janet Huskinson
ISBN : 9781134693146
Genre : History
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: History

The Arts In Prehistoric Greece

Author : Sinclair Hood
ISBN : 0300052871
Genre : Art
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This well-presented paperback guide to the prehistoric Greek art focuses on friezes, ceramics, jewellery, figurines, metalwork, weapons and funerary offerings from across mainland Greece and its islands, including Crete, from the Neolithic through to the Late Bronze Age and the Minoan and Mycenaean periods. The informative text is supported by numerous illustrations.
Category: Art

Janson S Short History Of Art

Author : Horst Woldemar Janson
ISBN : UCSD:31822037237849
Genre : Art
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Looks at important movements and artists and discusses paintings, sculpture, photographs, and architecture.
Category: Art

The Genesis Of Roman Architecture

Author : John North Hopkins
ISBN : 9780300214369
Genre : Architecture
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This groundbreaking study traces the development of Roman architecture and its sculpture from the earliest days to the middle of the 5th century BCE. Existing narratives cast the Greeks as the progenitors of classical art and architecture or rely on historical sources dating centuries after the fact to establish the Roman context. Author John North Hopkins, however, allows the material and visual record to play the primary role in telling the story of Rome’s origins, synthesizing important new evidence from recent excavations. Hopkins’s detailed account of urban growth and artistic, political, and social exchange establishes strong parallels with communities across the Mediterranean. From the late 7th century, Romans looked to increasingly distant lands for shifts in artistic production. By the end of the archaic period they were building temples that would outstrip the monumentality of even those on the Greek mainland. The book’s extensive illustrations feature new reconstructions, allowing readers a rare visual exploration of this fragmentary evidence.
Category: Architecture