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The Oxford History of Western Art

by Kemp, Martin E

  • ISBN: 9780198600121
  • ISBN10: 0198600127

The Oxford History of Western Art

by Kemp, Martin E

  • List Price: $65.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publish date: 10/01/2000
  • ISBN: 9780198600121
  • ISBN10: 0198600127
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Description: The Oxford History of Western Art is an innovative and challenging reappraisal of how the history of art can be presented and understood. Through a carefully devised modular structure, readers are given insights not only into how and why works of art were created, but also how works in different media relate to each other across time. Here -- uniquely -- is not the simple, linear "story" of art, but a rich series of stories, told from varying viewpoints.

Carefully selected groupings of pictures give readers a sense of the visual "texture" of the various periods and episodes covered. The 167 illustration groups, supported by explanatory text and picture captions, create a sequence of "visual tours" -- not merely a procession of individually "great" works viewed in isolation, but juxtapositions of significant images that powerfully convey a sense of the visual environments in which works of art need to be viewed in order to be understood and appreciated.

Another key feature of the narrative is the re-definition of traditional period boundaries. Rather than relying on conventional labeLs such as Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque, the book establishes five major phases of significant historical change that unlock longer and more meaningful continuities.

Written by a team of 50 specialist authors working under the direction of renowned art historian Martin Kemp, The Oxford History of Western Art is a vibrant, vigorous, and revolutionary account of our creative heritage, both an inspirational introduction for the general reader and an authoritative reference for students and scholars.

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