Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I
Author: Kleiner, Fred S.
Brand: Cengage Learning
- Wadsworth Pub Co
Number Of Pages: 496
Release Date: 01-01-2016
Details: Product Description GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: THE WESTERN PERSPECTIVE, VOLUME I, gives you the tools to master your course material. A 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, timeline, extended captions, and the chapter summary section titled "The Big Picture" will help you review for exams. In addition, MindTap for this 15th edition of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES provides an interactive digital experience for exploration, study, and development of critical-thinking skills. It includes an interactive eBook with note taking capability, zoomable versions of images included within the text, over 100 videos, audio resources, image flashcards, a Guide to Studying, quizzes and critical-thinking questions, and much more. Review "I have taught Survey of Art using Gardner since 1974. The Kleiner versions are masterpieces." "I find Art through the Ages to be head and shoulders above other survey texts in terms of its contextual treatment of the objects. Fred Kleiner's interest in explaining how and why objects functioned within their social, religious, political and funerary contexts effectively opens the door for further learning in the classroom." 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: 11.4 x 9.0 x 0.9 inches