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Art History: The Key Concepts

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Publisher Comments:

"Art History: The Key Concepts" is a systematic, reliable and accessible reference guide to the disciplines of art history and visual culture. Containing entries on over 200 terms integral to the historical and theoretical study of art, design and culture in general, it is an indispensable source of knowledge for all students, scholars and teachers. Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span a wide variety of terms and concepts such as abstract expressionism, epoch, hybridity, semiology and zeitgeist. Key features include: user-friendly A-Z format; fully cross-referenced entries; and suggestions for further reading. Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, "Art History: The Key Concepts" builds a radical intellectual synthesis for understanding and teaching art, art history and visual culture.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive critical guide, Art History: The Key Concepts considers the full range of issues facing the field today, drawing on related areas such as cultural theory and media studies.

Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span wide a variety of terms and concepts such as Abstract Expressionism, design, feminism, genre, iconography and language.

A clearly presented and accessible work, key features include:

- user-friendly A-Z format

- fully cross-referenced entries

- suggestions for further reading.

Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, this is an essential reference guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as anyone with an interest in this fascinating field.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415319768
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
History - General
Author:
Harris, Jonatha
Subject:
History
Subject:
Art
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Series:
Routledge Key Guides
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
346
Dimensions:
8.72x5.78x1.22 in. 1.07 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
Humanities » Philosophy » General

Art History: The Key Concepts
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Product details 346 pages Routledge - English 9780415319768 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive critical guide, Art History: The Key Concepts considers the full range of issues facing the field today, drawing on related areas such as cultural theory and media studies.

Covering the development, present status and future direction of art history, entries span wide a variety of terms and concepts such as Abstract Expressionism, design, feminism, genre, iconography and language.

A clearly presented and accessible work, key features include:

- user-friendly A-Z format

- fully cross-referenced entries

- suggestions for further reading.

Engaging and insightful, as well as easy to follow and use, this is an essential reference guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as anyone with an interest in this fascinating field.

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