History of Art for Young People

History of Art for Young People

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
A history of Western art features definitions of terms, sections on the history of music and theater, a chapter on postmodernism, and information on major artistic movements and artists

Blackwell North Amer
With History of Art for Young People, a new generation of readers will discover for themselves the great benchmarks of painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography. Hundreds of cultural icons are illustrated and discussed, including the newly restored Sistine Chapel ceiling, Vermeer's Girl with an Earring, Warhol's Gold Marilyn Monroe, and many more.
Attractive special features of this updated classic include: Comprehensive coverage from prehistory through the 1990s, including up-to-date suggestions for further reading; more than six hundred high-quality illustrations; handy capsule definitions of people, events, concepts, and art terminology, arranged for easy access in the margins of the text; concise, boxed essays on theater and music through the ages and on influential cultural and religious institutions - all designed to enrich the reader's understanding of Western culture; double-page maps and easy-to-read chronological charts that connect significant events in science, religion, art, and literature; elegant line drawings of important stylistic details and signal characteristics, and a selective glossary of art and architectural terms.
History of Art for Young People is the ideal single-volume introduction for the beginning student in art history or the humanities.

& Taylor

The latest edition of the well-respected survey of Western Art returns with a new cover featuring Botticelli's Primavera, a gazetteer of art museums and architectural sites, and new sections on cultural developments from the Greek era to the present.

Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
Edition: 5th ed.
ISBN: 9780810941502
Branch Call Number: R 709
Characteristics: 632 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Janson, Anthony F.


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Apr 06, 2013

Excellent insight and an extremely informative read on the history of art.


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