The perfect guide to the most important ideas and concepts that underpin Western art: Romanesque; Byzantine; International Gothic; Early Renaissance; High Renaissance; Northern Renaissance; Mannerism; Baroque; Caravaggism; Dutch Golden Age; Rococo; Neoclassicism; Romanticism; Academic Art; Orientalism; Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood; Realism; Impressionism; Symbolism; Post-Impressionism; Neo-Impressionism; Synthetism/Primitivism/Les Nabis; Fauvism; Expressionism; Art Nouveau and Secessionism; Cubism; Orphism; Futurism; Dadaism; Surrealism; Magic(al) Realism; Suprematism; Constructivism; Bauhaus; South American Muralism; Neo-plasticism; New Objectivity; American Scene Painting; Socialist Realism; Abstract Expressionism; Colour Field; Minimalism; Pop Art; Op Art; Conceptual Art; Performance Art including Fluxus; Installation Art; Land and Environmental Art; Hyperrealism; Pluralism.
The perfect compact reference guide for all would-be art buffs. Art historian Susie Hodge takes you on a whistle-stop international tour of all the major artistic cultures, movements, phases, developments, artists and themes, from Prehistoric art to Hyperrealism. Contents also include Greek classicism, Gothic art, the Renaissance, Baroque, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Cubism, surrealism, Pop art and Minimalism.
@2@In this hyper-compact, fully illustrated guide to architecture, Susie Hodge outlines the history and theory of architecture from the earliest structures to the cutting-edge concepts of the present day. Along the way she profiles 200 key buildings, historic styles, architectural movements and celebrated architects from all around the world. @3@@2@Contents include @20@the@21@ @20@Greek orders, Roman engineering, Gothic architecture, the Renaissance, the Baroque, Revivalism, Art Nouveau, Modernism @21@and@20@ Postmodernism, Futurism @21@and@20@ Dynamic architecture @21@along with architects like @20@Inigo Jones, Christopher Wren, Gaudi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier @21@and@20@ Frank Gehry.@21@@3@