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

By Mark D. Stansbury-O'Donnell

Offering a distinct mix of thematic and chronological research, this hugely illustrated, attractive textual content explores the wealthy historic, cultural, and social contexts of 3,000 years of Greek paintings, from the Bronze Age during the Hellenistic period.

  • Uniquely intersperses chapters dedicated to significant classes of Greek artwork from the Bronze Age throughout the Hellenistic interval, with chapters containing discussions of significant contextual topics throughout all the periods
  • Contextual chapters illustrate how a number of components, akin to the city surroundings, gender, markets, and cross-cultural touch, encouraged the improvement of art
  • Chronological chapters survey the looks and improvement of key inventive genres and discover how artifacts and structure of the time mirror those styles
  • Offers quite a few enticing and informative pedagogical good points to assist scholars navigate the topic, reminiscent of timelines, theme-based textboxes, keyword phrases outlined in margins, and extra readings.
  • Information is gifted basically and contextualized in order that it's obtainable to scholars despite their past point of knowledge
  • A publication better half web site is on the market at www.wiley.gom/go/greekart with the next assets: PowerPoint slides, word list, and timeline

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