History of Art

History of Art

by Laura Perdew

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Art is in the eye of the beholder. What is art? And, how do we decide what makes great art? Cultures are constantly changing. So are the ways we express ourselves. Essential Library of Cultural History takes a closer look at key forms of Western culture. From art's origins to its contemporary expressions, discover major developments and artists. Explore art's impact on society. And, learn about new techniques and technology's influence on art. Take a closer look with Essential Library of Cultural History.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624035517
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Essential Library of Cultural History Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Art? 6

Chapter 2 Caves, Carvings, and Classics 14

Chapter 3 The Middle Ages 24

Chapter 4 The Rebirth Of Classical Ideas 34

Chapter 5 Moving Away From Classical Ideals 46

Chapter 6 Impressionism and Beyond 58

Chapter 7 Into The 1900S 68

Chapter 8 Post-World War II Art 80

Chapter 9 Contemporary Art 88

Timeline 98

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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