Janson s History of Art Volume 2 Reissued Edition

Janson s History of Art  Volume 2 Reissued Edition
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Author: Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph F. Jacobs,Ann S. Roberts,Penelope J. E. Davies,David Simon
Pages: 736
ISBN: 0133936627
Release: 2015-01-14
Editor: Pearson College Division

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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab, search 0134127161 / 9780134127163 Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Eighth Edition, Volume 2 plus MyArtsLab for Art History - Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: * 0133936627 / 9780133936629 Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Eighth Edition, Volume 2 * 0133847896 / 9780133847895 MyArtsLab for Art History Valuepack Access Card MyArtsLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For Art History Survey courses Explore the reissued Janson and experience the history of art Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Eighth Edition presents the same content as the text's Eighth Edition, published in 2010, now reimagined for digital learning via REVEL, and also available through the Pearson Custom Library. While remaining current with new discoveries and scholarship, the Reissued Eighth Edition maintains its focus on the object, its manufacture, and its visual character, and continues to consider the contribution of the artist as a key element of analysis. Throughout, the authors engage students by weaving a compelling narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its heritage. Also available with MyArtsLab® MyArtsLab for the Art History Survey course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyArtsLab does not include an eText. Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. For enrollments of at least 25, the Pearson Custom Library allows you to create your own textbook by combining chapters from best-selling Pearson textbooks and by adding your own content, such as a guide to a local art museum, a map of monuments in your area, your syllabus, or a study guide you've created. Priced according to the number of chapters, a custom text may even save your students money.

Janson s History of Art Volume 1 Reissued Edition

Janson s History of Art  Volume 1 Reissued Edition
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph F. Jacobs,Ann S. Roberts
Pages: 520
ISBN: 0133910113
Release: 2015-01-12
Editor: Pearson College Division

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History of Art

History of Art
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Author: Horst Woldemar Janson,Anthony F. Janson
Pages: 824
ISBN: MINN:31951P00170861E
Release: 1986
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This classic book uses an exceptional art program, featuring impeccable accurate five-color illustrations, to introduce readers to the vast world of painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and the minor arts. With its effectively written, balanced, and interesting narrative, this book presents art as a succession of styles--from Prehistory through the 20th century--and enlarges the readers' capacity to appreciate works of art individually. Written more than 40 years ago, this text has been constantly reworked to respond to the needs of this ever-changing field. A reference work suitable for those employed in all art media, including painters, sculptors, photographers, and architects.

History of Art

History of Art
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Author: Horst Woldemar Janson,Anthony F. Janson
Pages: 1031
ISBN: 0131828959
Release: 2004
Editor: Prentice Hall Professional

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Janson s History of Art

Janson s History of Art
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0536992428
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janson s History of Art The Renaissance through the Rococo

Janson s History of Art  The Renaissance through the Rococo
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph Jacobs
Pages: 1144
ISBN: 0205161146
Release: 2012
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For courses in the History of Art. Rewritten and reorganized, this new edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative online supplements, including MyArtsLab and the Prentice Hall Digital Art Library. Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. The Portable Edition of Janson's History of Art, Eighth Edition features four lightweight, paperback books packaged together along with optional access to a powerful student website, www.myartslab.com , making the text more student friendly than ever. Janson's History of Art is still available in the original hardcover edition and in Volume I and Volume II splits. The Portable Edition is comprised of four books, each representing a major period of art history: Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Eighth Edition of Janson's History of Art is groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published the History of Art in 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist. Janson offered his readers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view. The History of Art, said Janson, was not just a stringing together of historically significant objects, but the writing of a story about their interconnections, a history of styles and of stylistic change. Janson's text focused on the visual and technical characteristics of the objects he discussed, often in extraordinarily eloquent language. Janson's History of Art helped to establish the canon of art history for many generations of scholars. The new Eighth Edition, although revised to remain current with new discoveries and scholarship, continues to follow Janson's lead in important ways: It is limited to the Western tradition, with a chapter on Islamic art and its relationship to Western art. It keeps the focus of the discussion on the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis. This edition maintains an organization along the lines established by Janson, with separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, the High Renaissance, and Baroque art, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era. Also embedded in this edition is the narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony.

History of Art

History of Art
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Author: H. W. Janson,Anthony F. Janson
Pages: 1000
ISBN: 0810934450
Release: 1999
Editor: Multy

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The definitive survey of Western art is now available in a deluxe, one-volume slipcased edition, bound in rich cloth and stamped in gold foil. 1,243 illustrations, 736 in color. 111 line drawings. 12 maps.

Janson s History of Art Portable Edition

Janson s History of Art Portable Edition
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Ann M. Roberts,David L. Simon,Joseph F. Jacobs
Pages: 272
ISBN: 0205697410
Release: 2008-12
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Completely rewritten and reorganized, this groundbreaking edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative digital art library. Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. The Portable Edition of Janson's History of Art, Seventh Edition features four lightweight, paperback books packaged together along with optional access to a powerful student website, www.myartkit.com, making the text more student friendly than ever. Janson's History of Art is still available in the original hardcover edition and in Volume I and Volume II splits. The Portable Edition is comprised of four books each representing a major period of art history: Book 1: Ancient Art includes chapters 1-7 Book 2: Medieval Art includes chapters 8-13 Book 3: The Renaissance Art Through the Rococo includes chapters 13-22 Book 4: The Modern World includes chapters 23-30. Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Seventh Edition of Janson's History of Art is groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published the History of Art in 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist. Janson offered his readers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view. The History of Art, said Janson, was not just a stringing together of historically significant objects, but the writing of a story about their interconnections, a history of styles and of stylistic change. Janson's text focused on the visual and technical characteristics of the objects he discussed, often in extraordinarily eloquent language. Janson's History of Art helped to establish the canon of art history for many generations of scholars. The new Seventh Edition introduces the authorship of six distinguished specialists narrating the history of art for today's students. The contribution of multiple authors allows an expert's understanding to permeate each and every part of the text with a currency in art historical thinking and an enhanced discussion of context. The result is a complete rewriting and a weaving together of expert knowledge into a meaningful and powerful presentation of Western art.

Janson s History of Art The ancient world

Janson s History of Art  The ancient world
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter
Pages: 262
ISBN: 0205161103
Release: 2012
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For courses in the History of Art. Rewritten and reorganized, this new edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative online supplements, including MyArtsLab and the Prentice Hall Digital Art Library. Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. The Portable Edition of Janson's History of Art, Eighth Edition features four lightweight, paperback books packaged together along with optional access to a powerful student website, www.myartslab.com , making the text more student friendly than ever. Janson's History of Art is still available in the original hardcover edition and in Volume I and Volume II splits. The Portable Edition is comprised of four books, each representing a major period of art history: Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Eighth Edition of Janson's History of Art is groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published the History of Art in 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist. Janson offered his readers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view. The History of Art, said Janson, was not just a stringing together of historically significant objects, but the writing of a story about their interconnections, a history of styles and of stylistic change. Janson's text focused on the visual and technical characteristics of the objects he discussed, often in extraordinarily eloquent language. Janson's History of Art helped to establish the canon of art history for many generations of scholars. The new Eighth Edition, although revised to remain current with new discoveries and scholarship, continues to follow Janson's lead in important ways: It is limited to the Western tradition, with a chapter on Islamic art and its relationship to Western art. It keeps the focus of the discussion on the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis. This edition maintains an organization along the lines established by Janson, with separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, the High Renaissance, and Baroque art, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era. Also embedded in this edition is the narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony.

Janson s History of Art MyArtsLab Access Code

Janson s History of Art MyArtsLab Access Code
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Author: Penelope Davies,Walter Denny,Frima F. Hofrichter,Jacobs,Roberts,Professor David Simon
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0205800726
Release: 2010-03-22
Editor: Pearson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. --

Janson s Basic History of Western Art

Janson s Basic History of Western Art
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph F. Jacobs,Ann M. Roberts,David L. Simon
Pages: 688
ISBN: 0205242634
Release: 2013-01-08
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- A concise introduction to the Western tradition in art. Janson's Basic History of Art provides readers with a beautifully illustrated and masterfully concise introduction to the Western tradition of art history. The text centers discussions around the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis. This edition creates a narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony and that Americans have claimed through their connection to Europe. Janson's Basic History of Western Art continues to maintain separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, and the High Renaissance, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era. The 9th edition brings some exciting changes. For the first time, Janson's Basic History of Western Art comes with MyArtsLab, which provides students with an interactive learning experience. Also, the text incorporates new learning objectives, graphics, and maps throughout. In response to reviewer's requests, this new edition expands the coverage of Islamic art into its own chapter. MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Davies et al, program. Key learning applications include, Art 21 and Studio Technique videos, 360-degree architectural panoramas and simulations and Closer Look tours. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - MyArtsLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. Improve Critical Thinking -- "Points of Inquiry" and "Points of Reflection" coordinated with learning objectives help students think critically about what they have read. Engage Students -- Updated images, MyArtsLab, and the clarity of the text provide a wonderful engaging student experience. Support Instructors -- Instructor resources are available in one convenient location. Figures, videos, and teacher support materials create a dynamic, engaging course. 0205925928 / 9780205925926 Janson's Basic History of Western Art Plus NEW MyArtsLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205206565 / 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205242634 / 9780205242634 Janson's Basic History of Western Art

History of Art Second Edition H W Janson

History of Art  Second Edition  H W  Janson
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Author: Anthony F. Janson
Pages: 150
ISBN: 0133893049
Release: 1977
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janson s History of Art The Middle Ages

Janson s History of Art  The Middle Ages
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph Jacobs
Pages: 1144
ISBN: 0205161138
Release: 2012
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For courses in the History of Art. Rewritten and reorganized, this new edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative online supplements, including MyArtsLab and the Prentice Hall Digital Art Library. Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. The Portable Edition of Janson's History of Art, Eighth Edition features four lightweight, paperback books packaged together along with optional access to a powerful student website, www.myartslab.com , making the text more student friendly than ever. Janson's History of Art is still available in the original hardcover edition and in Volume I and Volume II splits. The Portable Edition is comprised of four books, each representing a major period of art history: Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Eighth Edition of Janson's History of Art is groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published the History of Art in 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist. Janson offered his readers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view. The History of Art, said Janson, was not just a stringing together of historically significant objects, but the writing of a story about their interconnections, a history of styles and of stylistic change. Janson's text focused on the visual and technical characteristics of the objects he discussed, often in extraordinarily eloquent language. Janson's History of Art helped to establish the canon of art history for many generations of scholars. The new Eighth Edition, although revised to remain current with new discoveries and scholarship, continues to follow Janson's lead in important ways: It is limited to the Western tradition, with a chapter on Islamic art and its relationship to Western art. It keeps the focus of the discussion on the object, its manufacture, and its visual character. It considers the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis. This edition maintains an organization along the lines established by Janson, with separate chapters on the Northern European Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance, the High Renaissance, and Baroque art, with stylistic divisions for key periods of the modern era. Also embedded in this edition is the narrative of how art has changed over time in the cultures that Europe has claimed as its patrimony.

Janson s Basic History of Western Art

Janson s Basic History of Western Art
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Horst Woldemar Janson,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph Jacobs
Pages: 670
ISBN: 013603912X
Release: 2009
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Looks at important movements and artists and discusses paintings, sculpture, photographs, and architecture.

Broad Strokes

Broad Strokes
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Author: Bridget Quinn
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781452152837
Release: 2017-03-07
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn delves into the lives and careers of 15 female artists from around the globe in text that's smart, feisty, educational, and an enjoyable read. Replete with beautiful reproductions of the artists' works and contemporary portraits of each artist by renowned illustrator Lisa Congdon, this is art history from the Renaissance to Abstract Expressionism for the modern art lover, reader, and feminist.

Exam Prep for Jansons History of Art Volume 2 Reissued Edition

Exam Prep for  Jansons History of Art  Volume 2 Reissued Edition
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janson s History of Art Western Tradition Volume 2 Books a la Carte Edition

Janson s History of Art  Western Tradition  Volume 2  Books a la Carte Edition
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Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Joseph F. Jacobs,Ann M. Roberts,David Simon
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0205748430
Release: 2009-07
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

History of Art

History of Art
Available:
Author: Horst Woldemar Janson,Samuel Cauman,Anthony F. Janson
Pages: 410
ISBN: 0500233535
Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Janson s History of Art Portable Edition

Janson s History of Art Portable Edition
Available:
Author: Penelope J. E. Davies,Walter B. Denny,Frima Fox Hofrichter,Ann M. Roberts,David L. Simon
Pages: 288
ISBN: 0205697399
Release: 2008-12
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Completely rewritten and reorganized, this groundbreaking edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative digital art library.Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. The Portable Edition of Janson’s History of Art, Seventh Editionfeatures four lightweight, paperback books packaged together along with optional access to a powerful student website,www.myartkit.com, making the text more student friendly than ever. Janson’s History of Art is still available in theoriginal hardcover editionand in Volume I and Volume II splits. The Portable Edition is comprised of four books each representing a major period of art history: Book 1: Ancient Art includes chapters 1-7 Book 2: Medieval Art includes chapters 8-13 Book 3: The Renaissance Art Through the Rococo includes chapters 13-22 Book 4: The Modern World includes chapters 23-30. Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Seventh Edition ofJanson's History of Artis groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published theHistory of Artin 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist. Janson offered his readers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view.The History of Art, said Janson, was not just a stringing together of historically significant objects, but the writing of a story about their interconnections, a history of styles and of stylistic change. Janson’s text focused on the visual and technical characteristics of the objects he discussed, often in extraordinarily eloquent language. Janson’sHistory of Arthelped to establish the canon of art history for many generations of scholars. The new Seventh Edition introduces the authorship of six distinguished specialists narrating the history of art for today’s students. The contribution of multiple authors allows an expert's understanding to permeate each and every part of the text with a currency in art historical thinking and an enhanced discussion of context. The result is a complete rewriting and a weaving together of expert knowledge into a meaningful and powerful presentation of Western art.

Stories of Art

Stories of Art
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Author: James Elkins
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781135206598
Release: 2013-10-18
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Stories of Art is James Elkins's intimate history of art. Concise and original, this engaging book is an antidote to the behemoth art history textbooks from which we were all taught. As he demonstrates so persuasively, there can never be one story of art. Cultures have their own stories - about themselves, about other cultures - and to hear them all is one way to hear the multiple stories that art tells. But each of us also has our own story of art, a kind of private art history made up of the pieces we have seen, and loved or hated, the effects they had on us, and the connections that might be drawn among them. Elkins opens up the questions that traditional art history usually avoids. What about all the art not produced in Western Europe or in the Europeanized Americas? Is it possible to include Asian art and Indian art in ‘the story?’ What happens when one does? To help us find answers, he uses both Western and non-Western artworks, tables of contents from art histories written in cultures outside the centre of Western European tradition, and strangely wonderful diagrams of how artworks might connect through a single individual. True multiculturalism may be an impossibility, but art lovers can each create a ‘story of art’ that is right for themselves.