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Gardner's Art Through the Ages: A Global History

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Author: Kleiner, Fred S.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 16

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 1264

Release Date: 01-01-2019

Details: Product Description Experience the wonders of human creativity in GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, 16th Edition! A grand tour of the world�s most celebrated works from the Stone Age to the modern era, this introductory text has been a classroom favorite for 85 years. Every chapter includes rich and compelling discussions of pivotal art works, periods and geographies in art history, as well as new artists and art forms. Of course, the bold illustrations on the pages look almost as good as the real thing, especially when you use the unique Scale feature to imagine a work�s stature from the artist�s point of view. And to keep your course success in focus, the text offers Quick Review Captions and Big Picture Overviews, as well as an optional ebook that enables you to zoom in on fine details of paintings, sculptures, and priceless art forms of all kinds. Review "I have found that Gardner�s Art Through the Ages has always provided the best contextual information... In particular I thought the section on Locke and Newton and the Philosophies was very useful." "I have taught with Janson and Stokstad as well. Gardner is hands down better." �MindTap assignments are tied to different works of art, and take students to a virtual museum where they can zoom in. The flashcards are so much more dynamic than an image on a flat text. Students are so inundated with media that having a textbook with flat images doesn�t do anything for them. When you can turn something 360 degrees and zoom in, you often get a better view than you would in real life.� About the Author Fred S. Kleiner, Ph.D. has been professor of art history and archeology at Boston University for four decades. He taught previously at University of Virginia and served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Acclaimed for inspiring lectures, Dr. Kleiner won Boston University's Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities, and the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London as well as the Text and Academic Authors Association. In addition to this title, Dr. Kleiner authored several editions of ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY (Cengage), A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART (Cengage), and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture. Dr. Kleiner earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Package Dimensions: 11.8 x 9.4 x 2.2 inches

Languages: English