The Story of Painting

The Story of Painting

From the Renaissance to the Present
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Language: English
Layout: more than 250 illustrations, four-color throughout, hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 25 x 29,5 cm/11,75 x 8,25 inches

Price: 7,95 €
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ISBN: 978-3-8480-0414-0
This volume retraces the story and development of painting from the Renaissance to our days, with numerous illustrations and excursuses about major painters, theoricians and movements. An ideal textbook for students and for anyone interested to know more about painting.
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Table of Contents

Renaissance and Mannerism
Predecessors of the Renaissance
Renaissance in Florence
High Renaissance
Venetian Painting
Mannerism
Dutch Painting
Renaissance in Germany

Baroque
Baroque in Catholic Europe
Baroque in Holland

Rococo and Neoclassicism
Régence and Rococo
Neoclassicism

Romanticism to Idealism
Romanticism in Germany
Romanticism in France
Romanticism in England
Naturalism and Realism
Pre-Raphaelites and ‘Deutschrömer’

Impressionism to Fauvism
Impressionism
Post-Impressionist Painting
Symbolism
Jugendstil
Fauvism

Expressionism to Surrealism
Expressionism in Germany
Cubism
Futurism
Bauhaus, De Stijl and Russian Constructivism
Dadaismus
Neue Sachlichkeit
Surrealism

Abstraction and Figurative Painting
Abstract Expressionism
Concrete Abstraction
Realism and Action Art
pop Art
Photo Realism
Figurative Painting

Appendix
Glossary of terms
List of artists
Picture credits

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