Art Theory: An Historical Introduction, 2nd Edition
March 2009, ©2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Indispensable reading for both art lovers and students, Art Theory, 2nd Edition explores Western thought about art from ancient times to the post-modern period. Wide-ranging and exceptionally balanced in its analysis, Art History relates theory to the practice as well as to the intellectual and cultural-historical currents of each period.
- This new edition expands the original to include more indepth coverage of contemporary art.
- Newly updated bibliography and suggestions for further reading
- Six chapters covering the major periods of Western art history: Antiquity and the Middle Ages, the early modern period (Renaissance and Baroque), the Enlightenment, the nineteenth century, early twentieth-century modernism, and postmodernism.
- Geared to the needs of the general reader and beginning students