Art History: The Basics

1st Edition

Diana Newall, Grant Pooke, Diana Newall

Routledge
Published November 21, 2007
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780415373081 - CAT# RT20059
Series: The Basics

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Summary

Art History: The Basics is a concise and accessible introduction for the general reader and the undergraduate approaching the history of art for the first time at college or university.

It will give you answers to questions like:

  • What is art and art history?
  • What are the main methodologies used to understand art?
  • How have ideas about form, sex and gender shaped representation?
  • What connects art with psychoanalysis, semiotics and Marxism?
  • How are globalization and postmodernism changing art and art history?

Each chapter introduces key ideas, issues and debates in art history, including information on relevant websites and image archives. Fully illustrated with an international range of artistic examples, Art History: The Basics also includes helpful subject summaries, further ideas for reading in each chapter, and a useful glossary for easy reference.

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