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Art Past, Art Present (6th Edition)

Art Past, Art Present (6th Edition)
Author: David Wilkins - Bernie Schultz - Katheryn M. Lindu
ISBN 13: 9780132357166
ISBN 10: 13235716
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-02-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 672
List Price: $201.20

In this innovative survey of art around the world, we learn that art communicates across time and history, highlighting the diversity and communality of human experience.  Beautifully designed in two or four page spreads, each chapter of this book is devoted to one major period of art history and covers both western and non-western art, dynamically connecting art from disparate parts of the globe



Aims to provide a concise, integrated treatment of a limited number of works of art from around the world. Works are discussed within a historical framework, in chronological order, accompanied on virtually every page by quality color reproductions. The first section discusses the process of experiencing art. Chapters that follow begin with prehistoric art and ancient art followed by the period between 200 to 1400; then the 15th century, followed by every century through the 20th. Suitable for the introductory university level course. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)