Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: A Global History

August 14, 2019 - Comment

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

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.

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Anonymous says:

The 16th Edition is Worthy, and worth the money. Beautiful book. The scope is breathtaking, and the text and visuals pleasing. Helpful framework of world history. Concise summaries at the beginning and end of each chapter. My only quibble would be the omission of some artists who should be acknowledged, but aren’t: Piero di Cosimo, Hockney, Yves Klein, Wayne Thiebaud, Joan Brown and a few others. Also, the chariot of Bacchus in Titian’s Bacchus and Ariadne is driven by cheetahs, not leopards. Notwithstanding the nits, this is a Worthy book…

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