Greek Art and Archaeology: A New History, c. 2500-c. 150 BCE
|Rating||:||4.19 (906 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||400 Pages|
. Meredith This is a great textbook which reads wonderfully and has a variety of informative maps and other graphics. It tapers out and only spends a single chapter on Hellenistic art, about which you can sense the author is not the biggest fan. Other than that, a great art history reference.. Not a "snoozer" A. Woodward Used as a textbook for Ancient Greek Art. There's a heavy emphasis on pottery, as that's the author's specialty. The chapters are broken into style periods and there are case study chapters pertaining to that particular period following the general chapter. It's a well written book and not a "snoozer" the some art history books have a tendency to be.. Greek Art and Archaeology by Richard Neer Amber Evans Book came on time. I had to get it for a class but I realize that it has a lot of good information and will do nicely as a introduction to Greek art and archaeology for beginners.
About the Author Richard T. Stern Professor of Humanities and Art History, at the College at the University of Chicago, where he is also a coeditor of Critical Inquiry and an affiliate of the Departments of Classics and Cinema & Media Studies. Neer is David B. He is also Executive Editor of Critical Inquiry. He works on the intersection of aesthetics, archaeology, and art history, with particular emphasis on Classical Greek and neo-Classical French art. . and Clara E. Interests include the development of naturalism; Archaic and Classical Athens; the circle of Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain; phenomenology; and theories of style
He is also Executive Editor of Critical Inquiry. and Clara E. Interests include the development of naturalism; Archaic and Classical Athens; the circle of Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain; phenomenology; and theories of style. Stern Professor of Humanities and Art History, at the College at the University of Chicago, where he is also a coeditor of Critical Inquiry and an affiliate of the
A richly illustrated, authoritative, and accessible new survey that combines a clear chronological narrative with a fresh and up-to-date account of Greek art and archaeology.Greek Art and Archeology, by Richard T. The book presents a historical interpretation of Greek art and archaeology within a chronological framework, and balances different methodologies to present a well-rounded picture. The book addresses three basic questions, all of which are skillfully woven into a highly readable narrative that also presents the essential facts that the student needs: • “What do we see?” Students will learn to identify the principles of design in an object and analyze its constituent parts, as well as looking at questions of style, iconography, and medium. Neer, is the only comprehensive survey that reflects current scholarly approaches and new ways of looking at both art history and archaeology. • “Why should we care?” Art is a social and historical phenomenon, and thus can be a prism through which we learn about politics, economics, class, sexuality, religion, and ethnicity. 432 full-color and 116 black-and-white illustrations. • “How do we know?” The book emphasizes the ways archaeologists and art historians gather their evidence and organize their arguments