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The Origins Of Western Art

Author : Walther Wolf
ISBN : 0876637578
Genre : Art
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Looks at the development of art in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and the Aegean, and shows examples of architecture, sculpture, and painting
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A History Of Western Art

Author : Laurie Adams
ISBN : 0073379220
Genre : Art
File Size : 76.93 MB
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Appropriate for one-semester art history surveys or historically-focused art appreciation classes, A History of Western Art, Fifth Edition, combines sound scholarship, lavish visuals, and a lively narrative to provide students with an accessible and engaging introduction to art history. Focusing on the Western canon, the text presents a compelling chronological narrative from prehistory to the present. A 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.
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The History Of Western Painting

Author : Juliet Heslewood
ISBN : 0817240004
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents an overview of Western painting from ancient caves to the modern world and includes information on artists.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A History Of The Western Art Market

Author : Titia Hulst
ISBN : 9780520290631
Genre : Art
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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
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Greek Myth And Western Art

Author : Karl Kilinski
ISBN : 9781107013322
Genre : Art
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This richly illustrated book examines the legacy of Greek mythology in Western art from the classical era to the present. Tracing the emergence, survival, and transformation of key mythological figures and motifs from ancient Greece through the modern era, it explores the enduring importance of such myths for artists and viewers in their own time and over the millennia that followed.
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Chinese Landscape Painting As Western Art History

Author : James Elkins
ISBN : 9789622090002
Genre : Art
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This is a provocative essay of reflections on traditional mainstream scholarship on Chinese art as done by towering figures in the field such as James Cahill and Wen Fong. James Elkins offers an engaging and accessible survey of his personal journey encountering and interpreting Chinese art through Western scholars' writings. He argues that the search for optimal comparisons is itself a modern, Western interest, and that art history as a discipline is inherently Western in several identifiable senses. Although he concentrates on art history in this book, and on Chinese painting in particular, these issues bear implications for Sinology in general, and for wider questions about humanistic inquiry and historical writing. Jennifer Purtle's Foreword provides a useful counterpoint from the perspective of a Chinese art specialist, anticipating and responding to other specialists’ likely reactions to Elkins's hypotheses.
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Art Of The Western World

Author : Bruce Cole
ISBN : 9780671747282
Genre : Art
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Traces the history of Western art from its classical roots up to the present day, and integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to them
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A History Of Western Art

Author : Antony Mason
ISBN : 0810994216
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides an overview of Western art history, from cave paintings to Leonardo da Vinci to Andy Warhol. Includes more than 250 full-color reproductions of artworks, details, photographs, and documents.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction