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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I
by:Fred S. Kleiner
Fred S. Kleiner's most recent edition of Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I, ISBN 9780495573616 is boasted as one of the most read history of art books available in the English language. It provides the reader with a fascinating journey through the most remarkable artistic traditions across the globe. Readability combined...
Fred S. Kleiner's most recent edition of Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I, ISBN 9780495573616 is boasted as one of the most read history of art books available in the English language. It provides the reader with a fascinating journey through the most remarkable artistic traditions across the globe. Readability combined with an ample supply of effective study resources, this text integrates the beauty of world renowned paintings and artwork with a one-of-a-kind 'scale' feature which allows the student to more effectively visualize the actual size of the works. Text features devote much time to reviewing material covered in this text through the incorporation of 'The Big Picture' overviews included at the end of each chapter, as well as extended image captions and a global timeline, all of which enable students to better prepare for assessments. An author in both the fields of art and writing, Fred S. Kleiner holds his doctorate degree from Columbia University, has taught art history survey for over three decades and currently serves as Professor of Art History and Archeology and Chair of the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Boston University. He has authored or co-authored the 1st and 2nd editions of Art through the Ages: A Concise History, as well as the 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th editions of Art through the Ages: A Global History, as well as more than a hundred publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A History of Roman Art. Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I is artfully organized across 14 chapters and includes works from and subjects such as art before history, Egypt under the Pharaohs, ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, the Islamic world, as well as Romanesque Europe.
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