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An Introduction to the History of Architecture, Art & Design

Author/EditorGray, George T., III (Author)
ISBN: 9789675492242
Pub Date30/07/2022
BindingPaperback
Pages321
Dimensions (mm)253(h) * 200(w)
Chronicling the times in which major works of architecture, art and design were created, this compact book includes images of major artworks from each period. The best examples from each period are illustrated together with their famous creators, alongside timelines that track the evolution of the artistic disciplines throughout history.
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Chronicling the times in which major works of architecture, art and design were created, this compact book includes features and images of major artworks from each art and design period.

Architecture, art and design have shaped the world in which we live and are representative of the eras in which they were made. With vivid photographs of art, readers of this book will get a good understanding of the evolution of architecture, art and design, starting from the earliest periods of ancient civilisations to that of early 21st century.

From ancient monuments to whistling kettles, from Renaissance masters to graffiti artists, and from the Colosseum to the Beijing Bird's Nest, the best examples from each period are illustrated together with their famous creators, alongside timelines that track the evolution of the artistic disciplines throughout history. All this information is presented in a clear and accessible way.This book is suitable for students and the interested general public.

Chronicling the times in which major works of architecture, art and design were created, this compact book includes features and images of major artworks from each art and design period.

Architecture, art and design have shaped the world in which we live and are representative of the eras in which they were made. With vivid photographs of art, readers of this book will get a good understanding of the evolution of architecture, art and design, starting from the earliest periods of ancient civilisations to that of early 21st century.

From ancient monuments to whistling kettles, from Renaissance masters to graffiti artists, and from the Colosseum to the Beijing Bird's Nest, the best examples from each period are illustrated together with their famous creators, alongside timelines that track the evolution of the artistic disciplines throughout history. All this information is presented in a clear and accessible way.This book is suitable for students and the interested general public.

About This Book Part I Prehistoric to Gothic Prehistoric Early Civilisations Ancient Egypt Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Early Asia Byzantine Empire Medieval & Romanesque Islamic Era Gothic Part II Renaissance to 19th Century Renaissance & Mannerism Baroque & Rococo Neoclassicism & Romanticism Georgian & Regency Victorian Era The Arts & Crafts Movement Art Nouveau Part III 20th Century and Beyond Early 20th Century Art Suprematism & Constructivism De Stijl Bauhaus Art Deco The International Style (Pre-War): The Modern Movement The War Years Abstract Expressionism The International Style (Post-War): Mid-Century Modern & Brutalism Pop Art, Minimalism & Op Art Postmodernism Late Modern Architecture Contemporary Art Afterword Further Reading Acknowledgements Picture Credits

George T. Gray has a wealth of professional experience in art and design consultancy and teaching at higher education institutions. He currently teaches History of Southeast Asian Architecture at School of Arts, Sunway University.

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