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Art Through the Ages: A Concise History of Western Art (w/CD-ROM)

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GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY OF WESTERN ART will guide you through the artistic traditions OF Western art. Gardner is beautiful to look at, easy to understand, and includes everything you need to know to excel in your art history survey course. In addition, with each new copy of the book, you receive the ArtStudy 2.2 CD-ROM-an interactive electronic st ...more
Paperback, 496 pages
Published January 3rd 2007 by Wadsworth Publishing (first published May 22nd 1980)
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Christin
Dec 13, 2010 Christin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A textbook I actually read! And was actually readable. It helped that Kleiner was my professor and his humor was evident in the writing, even though he had to leave some of the naughtier bits out.

"Double-barreled super-stud of a centaur."
Foxtower
Dec 12, 2012 Foxtower rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A later version of my Art History textbook. Thank goodness I don't have to read this one! (I refer to the pictures) While comprehensive in Gardners view of Art history there were no women... what?

Like any interpretation of ART, I think that only the photos tell a kind of truth.
Sarah
Jul 14, 2009 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Only college textbook I've ever kept.
Foxtower
Dec 12, 2012 Foxtower rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is an updated version of the college art history textbook I used back in the seventies... thank goodness I didn't have to read this one! While this and volume two provide ample photos of art work thoughout history, what lacking is that its a history that lacks women artists!
Allison Thaemlitz
This was one of the best textbooks I've used. It's easy to read and full of useful information. Perfect for an introduction to Art History.
Allison
This is my textbook for Art History 101.
Peggy
Sep 05, 2015 Peggy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very good instruction book. Very good projects to enable you to draw.
Merry
Aug 12, 2012 Merry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent book for class with Dr. Diane Goode - great professor!
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