History of Art

History of Art

by Laura Perdew

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This title examines Western art’s original European roots, the ways and styles in which it has expanded and changed, and how it has grown into such an integral part of Western culture. Special features include a timeline, Art Spotlights, infographics, and fact bubbles. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629691213
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2014
Series: Essential Library of Cultural History Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1150L (what's this?)
File size: 6 MB
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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