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Title:History of Art: The Western Tradition, Vol 1
Format Type:Ebook
Author:H.W. Janson, Anthony F. Janson
Publisher:eBooks
ISBN:0130197297
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Number of Pages:997
Category:Art, Non fiction

History of Art: The Western Tradition, Vol 1 by H.W. Janson, Anthony F. Janson

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC History of Art: The Western Tradition, Vol 1 s t Prehistoric Through Gothic Art Back in the early s Janson as i History of Art i is universally known was a hefty but manageable pages illustrated mostly with black and white photographs It also famously contained not a single work by a female artist and devoted a scant eight pages to non Western art Five editions and three decades later the art history student s Stone Age to th century Bible has swelled into a massive slipcased page tome studded with color reproductions and subheadings that corral individual artists whose achievements used to flow together like some mighty art historical river p Women artists from th century painter Artemisia Gentileschi to contemporary photographer Cindy Sherman now make the cut and the focus is purely Western extended to include th century photography and postmodernism with a scant two pages on postmodern theory The timeline charting landmarks in art alongside key events in history science and the arts has been handsomely redesigned Each historical period now has its own world map and selection of excerpts from primary sources including unusual ones like a fellow monk s account of painter Hugo van der Goes s mental troubles p p With each edition portions of the text have been altered to reflect shifting scholarly interpretations As the late H W Janson wryly noted in the original preface There are no plain facts in the history of art H W s son Anthony writes in his preface to the sixth edition that changes have been made to sections on ancient art French romantic realist and impressionist painting and the history of Western architecture Happily unchanged no dumbing down here is the clarity and intelligence of the writing All in all i History of Art i remains an invaluable reference for anyone who studies or writes about the subject But even if no further bloat is contemplated the time has come to rename the worthy Janson i History of Western Art i and to divide it into two volumes if only to protect the health and backpacks of art historians to be i Cathy Curtis i p

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