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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I and Volume II,
15th Edition

Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D.

ISBN-13: 9781305970113 | ISBN-10: 130597011x

Copyright 2017

| Published 2016

| 496 pages

List Price USD $217.95

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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, gives you the tools to master your course material. A unique scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Within each chapter, the "Framing the Era" overviews, timeline, extended captions, and the chapter summary section titled "The Big Picture" will help you review for exams. In addition, MindTap for this 15th edition of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES provides an interactive digital experience for exploration, study, and development of critical-thinking skills. It includes an interactive eBook with note taking capability, zoomable versions of images included within the text, over 100 videos, audio resources, image flashcards, a Guide to Studying, quizzes and critical-thinking questions, and much more.

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Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been professor of art history and archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities, and the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London as well as the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to this title, Dr. Kleiner authored several editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY (Cengage), A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART (Cengage), and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture. Dr. Kleiner earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

  • The most widely read and respected art history text is now available on MindTap®, the first image-led educational software for art that keeps the core content – the artwork - at the forefront of study. This highly customizable and interactive, image-first digital experience encourages students to discover the history and meaning of art with a visually rich eBook that places the art, surrounding discussion and curated content all on the same two-page spread.
  • New text boxes, "Problems and Solutions" and "The Patron's Voice," add to students' understanding of particular works and movements.
  • The 15th edition includes Google Maps coordinates for all sites and works discussed in the text to take students on a virtual tour of art through the ages.
  • All maps have been updated for clarity and accuracy, helping students make geographical connections between places and sites.
  • Architecture videos, available in MindTap®, give students a virtual tour of significant monuments and sites.
  • The 15th edition thoroughly represents the art history canon and presents a breadth and depth of images unparalleled in other art texts, with more than 100 new or improved images.
  • The Digital Image Library flash drive for instructors includes over 1,000 high-resolution images, as well as updated PowerPoint® Lectures, an Instructor Manual and a test bank to complement the new material.
  • The MindTap® online learning platform guides students along a path to greater comprehension and engagement with the course content.

Table of Contents

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Introduction.
Before 1300.
Introduction.
1. Art in the Stone Age.
2. Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia.
3. Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra.
4. The Prehistoric Aegean.
5. Ancient Greece.
6. The Etruscans.
7. The Roman Empire.
8. Late Antiquity.
9. Byzantium.
10. The Islamic World.
11. Early Medieval Europe.
12. Romanesque Europe.
13. Gothic Europe.
14. Late Medieval Italy.
15. Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Northern Europe.
16. The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy.
17. Renaissance and Mannerism in Cinquecento Italy.
18. High Renaissance and Mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain.
19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain.
20. The Baroque in Northern Europe.
21. Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th Century in Europe and America.
22. Romanticism, Realism, Photography: Europe and America, 1800 to 1870.
23. Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism: Europe and America, 1870 to 1900.
24. Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945.
25. Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980.
26. Contemporary Art Worldwide.

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