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Paperback, 576 pages
Published January 3rd 2008 by Cengage Learning (first published May 22nd 1980)
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Foxtower
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.
Christin
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."
Mara
Amazing introduction to Art History. It had the right amount of content, and the style of writing was very approachable and all-around interesting.
Foxtower
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
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.
Merry
Excellent book for class with Dr. Diane Goode - great professor!
Allison
This is my textbook for Art History 101.
Sarah
Only college textbook I've ever kept.
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