Nd does a good job of explaining the importance of artistic movements and concepts for the laymanWith a scope this large Art History is forced to march pretty uickly through some major artists and time periods that I would Loveland have liked to see covered in greater depth But as an introductory volume this was very effective and informative and if it left me wanting to know about specific artists and their careers then perhaps it did its job 40 stars recommended One of the best textbooks Iave read so far I like this kind of books I Little Tree hope many people read this book instead of playing computer games for exemple If you want to read an Art History book read this one Actually Iave not only this book but she also broke it down into smaller sections which I used for my Asian Art class and really are convenient This book is Aliran Politik Dan Aidah Dalam Islam huge and not one that you would carry around with you everywhere That said though it is very well written and the vast amount of information given on auge breadth of subjects is very impressive The images are great uality and again amazing in their "number Not a dry read at all and one that makes cultures and their art come " Not a dry read at all and one that makes cultures and their art come This was my textbook for AP Art History in Guide de l'employeur culturel high school and it remains my go to reference for anything art related other than the most modern pieces Iave the 1996 version so it obviously doesn t cover present day At 16 years old the binding is broken
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Follow The EarlierThe earlier chapters were great Loved see where art came from but the later chapters were all about religious artworks then anything else Not a religious person at all so reading about that type of artwork really bothered me but if that s what type of art you like then you will love the book While I ave always been interested in the istory of art I really didn t know much about the subject In order to rectify that fact a few years ago I went in search of a good introductory book After some research I ended up picking up a copy of Marilyn Stokstad s two volume set and I Des Souris et des hommes eBook: John Steinbeck, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EUS.à r.l. have been picking my way through it ever since finally polishing volume two off earlier this week Art History is designed as textbook for artistory courses and it can read like a textbook at times albeit an engaging one However it Black Women in White America A Documentary History has plenty to offer the general reader The book is extremely comprehensive covering artwork from prehistoric cave paintings through the modern and post modern era While plenty of space is devoted to Western artwork Stokstad also spends time discussing artwork from all over the world While the emphasis is on painting and sculpture a significant amount of time is spent on architectural development as well The book is chock full ofigh uality color photographs of the artwork under discussion which was an important factor for me While the writing is simple and direct again think textbook Stokstad writes clearly For a new generation Balancing both the traditions of art istory and the new trends of the prese.*chapters were great *Were Great
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delves deep into the istory of art and covers to varying degrees all continents and mostdeep into the Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part history of art and covers to varying degrees all continents and most periods Withundreds of pictures including paintings architecture and landscapes As much as I enjoyed it the newer edition goes for 130 on com which I find ridiculous I got mine second and My son s textbook turns out to be a
Pleasure To Me Thisto me This Volume Two of a two volume set on art istory It covers the period from early Renaissance art in Europe to the post 1945 international avant garde In between is art from Europe and other parts of the world including India China Japan the Americas the Pacific cultures and Africa The Introduction places the time frame in this book in contextThe book begins with such architectural gems as the Church of Saint Maclou in Rouen van Eyck s art tapestry frescoes the Dome of the Florence Cathedral Donatello s sculpture and so on Fast forward to the avant garde Anselm Kiefer s painting Heath of the Brandenberg March is very telling to meAll in all a nice tour of art in all its forms and in different regions of the world from the Renaissance to the present This book this five lb book was what I lugged around for four years My lovely survey book I would be lost without it Filled with post it notes and Des femmes qui tombent highlighter marks Stokstad s Art History survey is amazing If you are looking for a great coffee table book with lots of amazing info inside this is the book for you This edition is no. Exceptional in its scholarship and stunning in its beauty this is the artistory book of choice. .