Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, Reissued Edition, 8th edition

Published by Pearson (July 9, 2021) © 2016

  • Penelope J.E. Davies University of Texas at Austin
  • Walter B. Denny University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Frima Fox Hofrichter Pratt Institute
  • Joseph Jacobs Independent Scholar and Art Critic
  • Ann S. Roberts Lake Forest College
  • David L. Simon Colby College
  • Family Trust Janson

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Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition enables you to experience the history of art through analysis of the objects themselves. This engaging text offers a strong focus on Western art, an important consideration of technique and style, and a clear point of view. Throughout, the authors focus on the discussion of the object, its manufacture and its visual character. They consider the contribution of the artist as an important part of the analysis.

The Reissued 8th Edition offers fresh interpretations of the great many distinct chronological and cultural periods that comprise Western art. A high-quality visual program ensures inclusion of only the best possible images, many obtained directly from the holding institutions. And Art Historian's Lens boxes help you understand the methods art historians use to develop arguments.

1. Prehistoric Art
2. Ancient Near Eastern Art
3. Egyptian Art
4. Aegean Art
5. Greek Art
6. Etruscan Art
7. Roman Art
8. Early Christian And Byzantine Art
9. Islamic Art
10. Early Medieval Art
11. Romanesque Art
12. Gothic Art
13. Art in Thirteenth and Fourteenth-Century Italy
14. Artistic Innovations in Fifteenth-Century Northern Europe
15. The Early Renaissance in Fifteenth-Century Italy
16. The High Renaissance in Italy, 1495--1520
17. The Late Renaissance and Mannerism in Sixteenth-Century Italy
18. Renaissance and Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Northern Europe
19. The Baroque in Italy and Spain
20. The Baroque in The Netherlands
21. The Baroque in France and England
22. The Rococo
23. Art in the Age of the Enlightenment, 1750--1789
24. Art in the Age of Romanticism, 1789--1848
25. The Age of Positivism: Realism, Impressionism, and the Pre-Raphaelites, 1848--1885
26. Progress and Its Discontents: Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveau, 1880--1905
27. Toward Abstraction: The Modernist Revolution, 1904--1914
28. Art Between the Wars
29. Postwar to Postmodern, 1945--1980
30. The Postmodern Era: Art Since 1980

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