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From the dawn of mankind's artistic achievement in the cave paintings of Altamira, to Picasso's groundbreaking Les Demoiselles d'Avignon and beyond, the arts in Spain tangibly illustrate the unique course of Spanish history. In this wide-ranging critical overview, John F. Moffitt concentrates on paradigms of painting, sculpture, the decorative arts, and architecture, situating them within their historical context.<P>Professor Moffitt first traces Iberian and Roman beginnings and examines the Islamic and Christian foundations of Cordoba and the Escorial. He discusses the masterworks of El Greco, Zurbaran, Velazquez, and Goya, the innovations of Picasso, Dali, and Miro, and the advent of postmodernism in Spain. Authoritative and ambitious, the book encompasses the enormous breadth of the Spanish artistic panorama, revealing how many of its most characteristic modern traits were present in earliest times.

Synopsis:

This text provides an overview of the arts in Spain from prehistory to the present day. Providing examples from different artistic fields, the author traces the development of the arts in Spain from its Christian foundations through to the innovative works of Picasso, Dali and Miro.

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Includes bibliographical reference (p. 232) and index.

Table of Contents

  1. Beginnings in diversity
  2. Christianity and Islam in the formation of Spanish art
  3. Europeanization of Spanish art
  4. Renaissance adaptations in sixteenth-century Spanish art
  5. National style and the golden age of Spanish art
  6. Revolution and tradition in Bourbon Spain
  7. Revolutionary twentieth century mirrored in Spanish art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203156
Author:
Moffitt, John F.
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Spain
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Arts
Subject:
History - European
Subject:
Art, spanish
Subject:
Arts, Spanish.
Subject:
Arts, Spanish -- History.
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Series:
World of Art
Publication Date:
19990231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.28x6.54x.64 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This text provides an overview of the arts in Spain from prehistory to the present day. Providing examples from different artistic fields, the author traces the development of the arts in Spain from its Christian foundations through to the innovative works of Picasso, Dali and Miro.
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