Gardner’s Art Through the Ages is a great work by Fred S. Kleiner. It comes in two versions. The version under review is the one on global history. It is an extensive study on art in history. Spanning over 37 chapters, this book brings many details. Moreover, it separately discusses the art in various civilizations. We know that art flourished with the passage of time. Many cultures also had their own art patterns. Cengage learning is the publisher Gardner’s Art Through the Ages A global history 16th edition. An overview of this famous book is as follows.
Gardner’s Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective
Gardner’s Art Through the Ages A global history 16th edition
Study of art through history is a cumbersome effort. Cengage learning also takes the services of hundreds of reviewers for this work. What we have is a refined piece of work. This book studies art from various perspectives. Art is studied with the reference to society and culture. Moreover, religion also has linkages with the art.
Special emphasis is there on the artists that were famous in particular ages. Similarly, book contains data on art from around the globe. Gardner’s Art Through the Ages A global history 16th edition starts with art history. It explains the concept of art history in initial chapter. Then from stone age to present world a great amount of detail is made available.
Study material for students and instructors is also available for this book. Special historical pictures make the learning very exciting. Readers get historical data of each region along with the art history. Chapters are followed by notes, glossary and bibliography. So, Gardner’s Art Through the ages is a great work of its kind. It a book on art and a book on history at the same time.
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