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Caves to Canvas is highly valued for its analysis of artists and artwork, from prehistoric times to the present day. Diary extracts, letters, reviews and media reports are used to introduce your students to the world of the artist, and help them to examine historical, social, political and religious influences on artwork. Extensively revised and updated, the third edition includes significant material on contemporary artists and is supported by a student CD-ROM.
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Preface 1 ART ON THE ROCKS Prehistoric 'Rock Graffiti' 2 MAGIC AND POWER Art in Ancient Mesopotamia 3 PHARAOHS, TOMBS AND TEMPLES Art in Ancient Egypt 4 THE SEARCH FOR PERFECTION Art in Greece 5 VICTORY AND CELEBRATION Art in Imperial Rome 6 FAITH UNDER ATTACK Early Christian and Byzantine Art 7 SAINTS, SINNERS AND SYMBOLS Medieval Christian Art 8 WINDS OF CHANGE Late Medieval Art in Italy 9 EYES ON THE CLASSICAL PAST Renaissance Ideas in art 10 A NEW REALISM Renaissance Sculptors 11 ILLUSION OF REALITY Renaissance Painters 12 ORDER AND DISORDER The High Renaissance and Mannerism 13 VISIONS OF SPLENDOUR Baroque, Rococo and Classicism 14 UNDER A GREEK SKY Neo-Classicism and Romanticism 15 THE RISE OF THE WORKER Barbizon and Realism 16 ARTISTS OF MODERN PARISIAN LIFE Impressionism 17 INDUSTRIAL CHANGE AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Architecture in Britain 1750-1900 18 EXPLOSIONS OF COLOUR Post-Impressionism and Fauvism 19 VINES AND CREEPERS, SWIRLS AND CURLS Art Nouveau 20 COLOUR AS EXPRESSION Expressionism in Northern European Art 21 DECONSTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION Cubism and Its Followers 22 MAN, MACHINES AND MOVEMENT Futurism and Rayonnism 23 ARTISTS IN REVOLT Russian Abstract Art and Surrealism 24 BOXES OF THE SKY Modernism and Architecture 25 FROM THE INSIDE Abstract Expressionism and Abstract Sculpture 26 THE COCA-COLA CULTURE Pop, Op and Other Styles 27 THE END OF THE CENTURY Neo-Expressionism and Electronic Art 28 INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM Diversity in Art Practice 29 THE AGE OF UNCERTAINTY The Artist as Social Critic Picture credits Index

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