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Thinking About Art By Penny Huntsman

Thinking About Art
by Penny Huntsman

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Thinking about Art explores some of the greatest works of art and architecture in the world through the prism of themes, instead of chronology, to offer intriguing juxtapositions of art and history.
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Thinking About Art: A Thematic Guide to Art History by Penny Huntsman

Thinking about Art explores some of the greatest works of art and architecture in the world through the prism of themes, instead of chronology, to offer intriguing juxtapositions of art and history. The book ranges across time and topics, from the Parthenon to the present day and from patronage to ethnicity, to reveal art history in new and varied lights. With over 200 colour illustrations and a wealth of formal and contextual analysis, Thinking about Art is a companion guide for art lovers, students and the general reader, and is also the first A-level Art History textbook, written by a skilled and experienced teacher of art history, Penny Huntsman. The book is accompanied by a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/thinkingaboutart.

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About Penny Huntsman


Penny Huntsman has taught A level History of Art for 15 years and is currently Head of Art History at Farlington School, Horsham, UK. She has an undergraduate degree in History of Art, an MA in Cultural and Critical Thinking, and is embarking on a PhD in Educational Pedagogy. Thinking about Art is co-published by the Association of Art Historians: the AAH is dedicated to promoting the professional practice and public understanding of art history.

Table of Contents


VI Companion Website VII Acknowledgements I Introduction 6 Formal Analysis Toolbox 20 Chapter 1 Genres and Subjects 74 Chapter 2 Materials, Techniques and Processes 114 Chapter 3 Form, Style and Function 156 Chapter 4 Social and Historical Contexts 190 Chapter 5 Patronage and the Social and Cultural Status of the Artist 230 Chapter 6 Gender, Nationality and Ethnicity 274 Glossary 289 Index

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GOR007886656
Thinking About Art: A Thematic Guide to Art History by Penny Huntsman
Penny Huntsman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2015-11-30
304
1118904974
9781118904978
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