Gardner's Art through the Ages A Global History - Volume I by Fred S. Kleiner

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As attention-grabbing as a true stopover at to the worlds recognized museums and architectural websites, Gardners paintings during the a while: an international historical past supplies a complete, superbly illustrated journey of the worlds nice creative traditions--plus all of the examine instruments you want to excel on your paintings heritage path! effortless to learn and comprehend, this thirteenth variation of the main broadly learn background of paintings e-book within the English language is the one textbook that features a specific «scale» function (accompanying the books photos of work and different works of art) that can assist you greater visualize the particular measurement of the artistic endeavors proven within the e-book.

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The works produced by the peoples of the Old Stone Age or Paleolithic period (from the Greek paleo, “old,” and lithos, “stone”) are of an astonishing variety. They range from simple shell necklaces to human and animal forms in ivory, clay, and stone to monumental paintings, engravings, and relief sculptures covering the huge wall surfaces of caves. During the Paleolithic period, humankind went beyond the recognition of human and animal 1 in. 1-3 Animal facing left, from the Apollo 11 Cave, Namibia, ca.

2-2 White Temple and ziggurat, Uruk (modern Warka), Iraq, ca. 3200–3000 bce. Caspian Sea T U RK E Y s ate The discovery of the treasures of ancient Ur put the Sumerians once again in a prominent position on the world stage. They had been absent for more than 4,000 years. The Sumerians were the people who in the fourth millennium BCE transformed the vast and previously sparsely inhabited valley between the Tigris and Euphrates into the Fertile Crescent of the ancient world. Ancient Sumer, which roughly corresponds to southern Iraq today, was not a unified nation.

As noted earlier, humans were unusual in Paleolithic cave paintings, and pictorial narratives have almost never been found. Even the “hunting scene” (FIG. 1-13) in the well at Lascaux is doubtful as a narrative. In Neolithic paintings, human themes and concerns and action scenes with humans dominating animals are central. In the Çatal Höyük hunt, the group of hunters—and no one doubts it is, indeed, an organized hunting party, not a series of individual figures—shows a tense exaggeration of movement and a rhythmic repetition of basic shapes customary for the period.

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