A Basic History of Western Art / Edition 7 available in Paperback
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About the Author
About the Contributors
Frima Fox Hofrichter is Professor and Chair of the History of Art and Design Department at Pratt Institute. She is the author of Judith Leyster, A Woman Painter in Holland's Golden Age, Haarlem, The Seventeenth Century, and Leonaert Bramer,1596-1674, A Painter of the Night.
Joseph Jacobs is an independent art historian, writer, and critic living in New York City. He was the curator of modern art at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, director of the Oklahoma City Art Museum, and curator of American art at The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey. His publications include Since the Harlem Renaissance: 50 Years of African-American Art, This Is Not a Photograph: Twenty-Five Years of Large-Scale Photography, and A World of Their Own: Twentieth-Century American Folk Art.
Andrew Stewart is Professor of Ancient Mediterranean Art and Archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Greek Sculpture: An Exploration, Faces of Power: Alexander's Image and Hellenistic Politics, Art, Desire, and the Body in Ancient Greece, and Attalos, Athens, and the Akropolis: The Pergamene "Little Barbarians" and their Roman and Renaissance Legacy. He excavates the Phoenician, Israelite, Greek, Roman, and Crusader site of Dor in Israel.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments.
PART ONE: THE ANCIENT WORLD.
1. Prehistoric Art in Europe and North America.
2. Egyptian Art.
3. Ancient Near Eastern Art.
4. Aegean Art.
5. Greek Art.
6. Etruscan Art.
7. Roman Art.
PART TWO: THE MIDDLE AGES.
8. Early Christian and Byzantine Art.
9. Early Medieval Art.
10. Romanesque Art.
11. Gothic Art.
PART THREE: THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO.
12. The Early Renaissance in Italy.
13. The High Renaissance in Italy.
14. The Late Renaissance in Italy.
15. The Renaissance in the North: Fifteenth Century.
16. The Renaissance in the North: Sixteenth Century.
17. The Baroque in Italy and Spain.
18. The Baroque in Flanders and Holland.
19. The Baroque in France and England.
20. The Rococo.
PART FOUR: THE MODERN WORLD.
23. Realism and Impressionism.
24. Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau.
25. Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904-1914.
26. Art between the Wars, 1914-1940.
27. Post-War to Postmodern.
28. Twentieth-Century Architecture.
29. The Postmodern Era: Art since 1980.
Books for Further Reading.
List of Credits.