Handy Answer: The Handy Art History Answer Book

Editor/Author Dickerson, Madelynn
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859417-7
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 157
Book Status: Available
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The Handy Art History Answer Book covers everything from Paleolithic images dating back to 35000 B.C.E. to the post-modern techniques of today. It leads you on a tour from the basics and beginnings of art to the various directions that art is heading today.

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Table of Contents

  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • TIMELINE
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ART PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY
  • Art Fundamentals
  • Basics of Architecture
  • Form and Style
  • Finding Meaning in Art
  • Prehistoric Art
  • ART OF THE ANCIENT WORLD, 5000 B.C.E.–400 C.E.
  • Art of the Ancient Near East
  • Art of India and Southeast Asia
  • Art of Ancient Africa
  • Ancient Egyptian Art
  • Art of Ancient China
  • Early Japan and Korea
  • Art of the Ancient Americas
  • Aegean Art
  • Ancient Greek Art
  • Etruscan Art
  • Roman Art
  • THE MEDIEVAL WORLD, C. 400–1300
  • Early Jewish and Christian Art
  • Byzantine Art
  • Islamic Art
  • Early Medieval Art from Northern Europe
  • Carolingian and Ottonian Art
  • India and Southeast Asia
  • Chinese Art from the Sui to the Yuan Dynasties, c. 589–1368
  • Korean Art until c. 1400
  • Japanese Art until c. 1400
  • Art of Medieval Africa
  • Pre-Columbian America
  • North America
  • Romanesque Europe
  • Gothic Europe
  • THE EARLY MODERN WORLD, C. 1300–1600
  • Proto-Renaissance
  • Early Renaissance in Italy
  • Northern European Renaissance
  • High Renaissance in Italy
  • Renaissance Venice
  • Sixteenth-Century European Art and Architecture
  • Islamic Art and the Ottoman Empire
  • African Art
  • Art and Zen Buddhism
  • Art in the New World
  • BAROQUE AND BEYOND, C. 1600–1850
  • Baroque Italy and France
  • Dutch and Flemish Painting
  • The Golden Age of Spain
  • Asian Art
  • Rococo and the Eighteenth Century
  • Mughal Art in India
  • Neoclassical Art
  • Romanticism
  • Art of the Americas
  • FROM THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TO WORLD WAR I, C. 1850–1914
  • Late Nineteenth-Century Painting
  • Early Photography
  • Japanese Art
  • Impressionism
  • Post-Impressionism
  • Architecture
  • African Art
  • Early Twentieth-Century Art
  • THE MODERN WORLD DURING AND AFTER THE WORLD WARS, C. 1914–1960
  • Early Twentieth-Century Avant-Garde
  • Architecture and Design
  • Dada and Surrealism
  • Photography
  • Modern Art until c. 1960
  • American Art and the Influence of Europe
  • Modern Art in Latin America
  • European Art after World War II
  • Native American Art
  • Pacific Art
  • CONTEMPORARY ART, 1960s–PRESENT
  • Pop Art
  • Conceptual Art and Other Modern Art Movements
  • Art, Culture, and Politics
  • Figurative Art
  • Postmodernism and Art
  • Contemporary Art and Technology
  • Emerging Forms of Art
  • Contemporary Art and Globalization
  • Exploring Art on Your Own
  • GLOSSARY
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY