Stansbury-O'Donnell, Mark D.

A History of Greek Art

Stansbury-O'Donnell, Mark D. - A History of Greek Art, ebook


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Offering a unique blend of thematic and chronological investigation, this highly illustrated, engaging text explores the rich historical, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek art, from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period.

  • Uniquely intersperses chapters devoted to major periods of Greek art from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period, with chapters containing discussions of important contextual themes across all of the periods
  • Contextual chapters illustrate how a range of factors, such as the urban environment, gender, markets, and cross-cultural contact, influenced the development of art
  • Chronological chapters survey the appearance and development of key artistic genres and explore how artifacts and architecture of the time reflect these styles
  • Offers a variety of engaging and informative pedagogical features to help students navigate the subject, such as timelines, theme-based textboxes, key terms defined in margins, and further readings.
  • Information is presented clearly and contextualized so that it is accessible to students regardless of their prior level of knowledge
  • A book companion website is available at www.wiley.gom/go/greekart with the following resources: PowerPoint slides, glossary, and timeline

Keywords: Greek art, painting, mosaic, sculpture, decorative arts, architecture, Bronze Age Greece, Proto-Geometric and Geometric Periods, Greek architecture, Orientalizing Period, Archaic Period, Fifth-Century Classical, Athenian pottery, Greek vase, Praxiteles, Skopas, Lysippos, Fourth-Century Classical, Hellenistic Period, mosaics, theatricism, antiquarianism, Athens, Epidauros, sculptural workshop, architectural sculpture, terracotta figurines, Mahdia shipwreck, Antikythera shipwreck

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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440 pages
Art, Art History

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