A History of Art

This essential work of reference is an exciting introduction to classic masterpieces created over a score of centuries by the world s most innovative painters, sculptors, and artists Not merely a catalogue of works and artists, this is a true history presented in chronological order Written by the most authoritative art historians in the field, the comprehensive text revThis essential work of reference is an exciting introduction to classic masterpieces created over a score of centuries by the world s most innovative painters, sculptors, and artists Not merely a catalogue of works and artists, this is a true history presented in chronological order Written by the most authoritative art historians in the field, the comprehensive text reveals much about the culture that produced the works appearing throughout the book Gallery Studies is a special feature that compares and contrasts specific works produced within one genre or changes in the genre itself e.g The Sphinx in Ancient Egypt, Chinese Landscape Painting, Renaissance Armor, or The Houses of Frank Lloyd Wright Close Studies examines individual works as illustrative of a particular period or style Fully indexed and packed with than 1,300 illustrations, 854 in color.
A History of Art This essential work of reference is an exciting introduction to classic masterpieces created over a score of centuries by the world s most innovative painters sculptors and artists Not merely a cata

  • Title: A History of Art
  • Author: Lawrence Gowing
  • ISBN: 9781566198721
  • Page: 334
  • Format: None
  • History The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation s The official Colonial Williamsburg history and citizenship site featuring colonial history, research, podcasts, teacher resources, kid s games, and support the Foundation s mission. BBC History From Henry VIII to Winston Churchill, find out about Britain s history with BBC programmes, timelines and games. UH Digital History PRIMARY SOURCES Landmark Documents Court Cases Supreme Court Cases Newspaper Articles Obituaries VOICES Overview Resources Asian American Children Civil Rights Immigrant Native Americans Texas Women MULTIMEDIA Digital Stories Best of History Web Sites Visit the post for Search Best of History Websites Search History Matters The U.S Survey Course on the Web Designed for high school and college teachers and students, History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S history on this site World History HyperHistory World History Online navigates through years of world history, world timelines of civilizations plus maps , people and world events. EyeWitness to History history through the eyes of those Your ringside seat to history from the Ancient World to the present History through the eyes of those who lived it, presented by Ibis Communications, Inc a digital publisher of educational programming. Home Natural History Museum A Museum expert explains how this invasive species could cause big problems for beekeepers in Britain Though visitors can spot his namesake on the iconic gilded ceiling of the Museum s Hintze Hall, few will have heard of Graman Kwasimukambe Chicago History Museum See Chicago s History Unfold The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S history. History Facts for Kids History for Kids Kidipede History and Science for Kids is an award winning website for middle school written and published since by Dr K.E Carr, Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. RELATED PAGES History for Kids is entirely supported by

    1 thought on “A History of Art”

    1. If intended primarily as a coffee table decoration, this book will suffice (although it is so ponderous and hefty that it might be better employed filling up space on a bookshelf). As a history to be read, however, one could do much better. The essays are uneven, and worst of all, the text often doesn't pair well with the illustrations. There is no cross-reference from the text to the illustrations, leaving the reader to search (often in vain) for an illustration of the work being described in t [...]

    2. For this massive tome, I have the chance to flip it through, mostly for paintings as well as for the organizational schema of the whole book. It is scholar and orderly, with exceptionally re-produced paintings and photographs. A worthy project to read it through.

    3. This is a comprehensive look at European, the art of the Americas, Asian, and other art from its beginnings to about 1990. It is an impressive collection.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *