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Caves to Canvas

By | Copyright Year:2008 | ISBN-13: 9780170218429

Published:27/08/2007
Caves to Canvas is highly valued for its analysis of artists and artwork, from prehistoric times to the present day. Diary extracts, letters, reviews and media reports are used to introduce your students to the world of the artist, and help them to examine historical, social, political and religious influences on artwork. Extensively revised and updated, the third edition includes significant material on contemporary artists and is supported by a student CD-ROM.
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CONTENTS

Preface
1 ART ON THE ROCKS
Prehistoric `Rock Graffiti'
2 MAGIC AND POWER
Art in Ancient Mesopotamia
3 PHARAOHS, TOMBS AND TEMPLES
Art in Ancient Egypt
4 THE SEARCH FOR PERFECTION
Art in Greece
5 VICTORY AND CELEBRATION
Art in Imperial Rome
6 FAITH UNDER ATTACK
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
7 SAINTS, SINNERS AND SYMBOLS
Medieval Christian Art
8 WINDS OF CHANGE
Late Medieval Art in Italy
9 EYES ON THE CLASSICAL PAST
Renaissance Ideas in art
10 A NEW REALISM
Renaissance Sculptors
11 ILLUSION OF REALITY
Renaissance Painters
12 ORDER AND DISORDER
The High Renaissance and Mannerism
13 VISIONS OF SPLENDOUR
Baroque, Rococo and Classicism
14 UNDER A GREEK SKY
Neo-Classicism and Romanticism
15 THE RISE OF THE WORKER
Barbizon and Realism
16 ARTISTS OF MODERN PARISIAN LIFE
Impressionism
17 INDUSTRIAL CHANGE AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
Architecture in Britain 1750-1900
18 EXPLOSIONS OF COLOUR
Post-Impressionism and Fauvism
19 VINES AND CREEPERS, SWIRLS AND CURLS
Art Nouveau
20 COLOUR AS EXPRESSION
Expressionism in Northern European Art
21 DECONSTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION
Cubism and Its Followers
22 MAN, MACHINES AND MOVEMENT
Futurism and Rayonnism
23 ARTISTS IN REVOLT
Russian Abstract Art and Surrealism
24 BOXES OF THE SKY
Modernism and Architecture
25 FROM THE INSIDE
Abstract Expressionism and Abstract Sculpture
26 THE COCA-COLA CULTURE
Pop, Op and Other Styles
27 THE END OF THE CENTURY
Neo-Expressionism and Electronic Art
28 INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM
Diversity in Art Practice
29 THE AGE OF UNCERTAINTY
The Artist as Social Critic
Picture credits
Index

FEATURES

Feature boxes on various artistic styles and movements, plus examples of relevant artists

Highlighted quotes throughout, to assist with historical and critical analysis

Glossary definitions in context, in the margin on the page where the term appears

Supported by a student CD-ROM

The student CD-ROM provides a valuables resource for research, assignments and case studies

Questions relating to each chapter of the text, including research and extension material

Wide range of case studies

Emphasis on the conceptual framework—artist, artwork, world and audience

Hyperlinks to a wide range of artworks, artists, galleries, websites and museums

$80.86