Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art

Author: Fred Kleiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133954790

Category: Art

Page: 544

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GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE WESTERN HISTORY provides you with a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the Western world’s great artistic traditions, plus all of the online study tools you need to excel in your art history course! Easy to read and understand, the latest edition includes new artists and art works and provides a rich cultural backdrop for each of the covered periods and geographical locations. A unique scale feature will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. Within each chapter, the Framing the Era overviews, a new timeline, and the chapter-ending section entitled The Big Picture will help you review for exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Gardner’s Art through the Ages: Backpack Edition, Book E

Author: Fred Kleiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840030584

Category: Art

Page: 304

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GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES, BACKPACK EDITION, BOOK E: WESTERN ART SINCE 1800 is part of an easy-to-carry six-volume set. The most widely-read history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, this beautifully-illustrated set includes new features that make it easier than ever for your students to master the material. Author and award-winning scholar-teacher Fred Kleiner has set a new standard for art history textbooks, continuing GARDNER’S tradition of impeccable reliability and scholarship. The 14th Edition includes a new chapter dedicated to contemporary art worldwide, coverage of over 300 new images, new pedagogical features, images that have been upgraded for clarity and color-fidelity, and more. A comprehensive, integrated set of digital resources brings course content to life, providing students with the tools they need to excel in your class, regardless of their learning styles. GARDNER’s has built its stellar reputation on the inclusion of the most significant images, discussions of the images in their full historical and cultural contexts, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, scholarship that is up-to-date, the consistent voice of a single storyteller, and more online help for students and instructors than any other art survey text. Over 100 reviewers, all experts in their fields, contributed to the accuracy of this edition. CourseMate, the online learning environment that can be used on its own or as an LMS-specific course cartridge, provides an interactive experience for exploration, study, and development of critical thinking skills. It includes an interactive eBook, all images included within the text, nearly 300 videos, audio resources, image flashcards, a printable Slide Guide for note-taking, and much more. Dynamic lecture tools will save instructors time in preparing for class -- a Digital Image Library with full zoom capabilities, side-by-side comparisons, and Google Earth integration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Local Architecture

Building Place, Craft, and Community

Author: Brian Mackay-Lyons

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1616894040

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

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In architecture, as in food, local is an idea whose time has come. Of course, the idea of an architecture that responds to site; draws on local building traditions, materials, and crafts; and strives to create a sense of community is not recent. Yet, the way it has evolved in the past few years in the hands of some of the world's most accomplished architects is indeed defining a new movement. From the rammed-earth houses of Rick Joy and Pacific Northwest timber houses of Tom Kundig, to the community-built structures of Rural Studio and Francis Kéré, designers everywhere are championing an architecture that exists from, in, and for a specific place. The stunning projects, presented here in the first book to examine this global shift, were featured at the thirteenth and final Ghost conference held in 2011, organized by Nova Scotia architect, educator, and local practitioner Brian MacKay-Lyons. The result is the most complete collection of contemporary regionalist architecture available, with essays by early proponents of the movement, including Kenneth Frampton, Juhani Pallasmaa, and Pritzker Prize–winning architect Glenn Murcutt.
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Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History

Author: Fred S. Kleiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711162

Category: Education

Page: 1216

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The 14TH EDITION of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: The most widely-read history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, this beautifully-illustrated book includes new features that make it easier than ever for your students to master the material. Author and award-winning scholar-teacher Fred Kleiner has set a new standard for art history textbooks, continuing GARDNER'S tradition of impeccable reliability and scholarship. The 14th Edition includes a new chapter dedicated to contemporary art worldwide, coverage of over 300 new images, new pedagogical features, images that have been upgraded for clarity and color-fidelity, and more. A comprehensive, integrated set of digital resources brings course content to life, providing students with the tools they need to excel in your class, regardless of their individual learning styles. GARDNER's has built its stellar reputation on the inclusion of the most significant images and monuments, discussions of these images in their full historical and cultural contexts, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, scholarship that is up-to-date and deep, the consistent voice of a single storyteller, and more online help for students and instructors than any other art survey text. Over 100 reviewers -- generalists and specialists -- contributed to the accuracy and readability of this edition. CourseMate, the online learning environment that can be used on its own or as an LMS-specific course cartridge, provides an interactive experience for exploration, study, and development of critical thinking skills. It includes an interactive eBook, all images included within the text, nearly 300 videos, audio resources, image flashcards, a printable Slide Guide suitable for note-taking, and much more. Dynamic lecture tools will save instructors time in preparing for class -- a Digital Image Library with full zoom capabilities, side-by-side comparison tools, and Google Earth integration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Homes Through World History: The Industrial Revolution to today, 1751 to the present

Author: James Steele

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780313337918

Category: Architecture, Domestic

Page: 764

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Time, technology, and culture influence the homes of people throughout the world, from the simplest prehistoric dwellings to the architecturally complex single dwellings and skyscrapers of today. These volumes cover ancient times to the late Middle Ages, the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution, and the Post-Industrial Revolution to the Present.
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A new and native beauty

the art and craft of Greene & Greene

Author: Edward R. Bosley,Anne E. Mallek

Publisher: Merrell Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 265

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"This book is the first in-depth survey of the decorative arts of Greene and Greene. Essays offer new perspectives on the brothers and their architectural and artistic legacy; on their collaborators, clients, and influences; and on the specific areas of craft into which the Greenes ventured, including their furniture designs, intricate metalwork, and stained glass. Greene scholars provide insight into why the brothers' work was so successful, and why, after their creative skills were overlooked for decades, their designs still resonate today."--BOOK JACKET.
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American Glamour and the Evolution of Modern Architecture

Author: Alice T. Friedman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 262

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Alice Friedman argues that the aesthetics of mid-20th century modern architecture reflect an increasing fascination with 'glamour', a term used in those years to characterise objects, people, & experiences as luxurious, expressive & even magical.
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New Architecture in Japan

Author: Naomi R. Pollock

Publisher: Merrell Pub Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Architecture

Page: 272

View: 883

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This informative and beautifully illustrated book showcases projects of all types, sizes and budgets from the last decade in Japan, and includes museums, private houses, schools, shops, hospitals, airports and chapels. Both cutting-edge, emerging young practices – such as Sou Fujimoto and Junya Ishigami – and established, internationally known architects – among them Toyo Ito, Tadao Ando, Kengo Kuma and SANAA – are featured, as are international practices working in Japan (such as Rogers Stirk Harbour, Foster + Partners and Herzog & de Meuron). Stunning images by leading architectural photographer Edmund Sumner are accompanied by accessible critical texts and drawings. This illuminating survey is essential not just for architects and designers but also for anyone fascinated by Japan's unique – and increasing – influence on architecture worldwide.
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