Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art (with CourseMate Printed Access Card)
by Fred S. Kleiner
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Edition: 3 - 2013
GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE WESTERN HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the great artistic traditions of Western civilization! Easy to read and understand, the latest edition of this best-selling art history book provides a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations, and incorporates new artists and art forms--all reproduced according to the highest standards of clarity and color fidelity. The 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, a new timeline, and the chapter-ending section entitled "The Big Picture", make it easier to understand the cultural and historical forces that influenced each artwork. A complete online environment, including all images and an eBook, is also available. Go to the Museum index before your next visit to a museum to locate the works in the book.