March 4, 2017

A History of Roman Art by Steven L. Tuck

By Steven L. Tuck

A historical past of Roman Art presents a wide-ranging survey of the topic from the founding of Rome to the guideline of Rome's first Christian emperor, Constantine. Incorporating the main updated info to be had at the subject, this new textbook explores the production, use, and that means of artwork within the Roman world.

  • Extensively illustrated with 375 colour images and line drawings
  • Broadly defines Roman paintings to incorporate a few of the cultures that contributed to the Roman system
  • Focuses all through at the overarching subject matters of Rome's cultural inclusiveness and art's vital function in selling Roman values
  • Discusses a variety of Roman portray, mosaic, sculpture, and ornamental arts, in addition to structure and linked sculptures in the cultural contexts they have been created and developed
  • Offers precious and instructive pedagogical beneficial properties for college students, equivalent to timelines; keyword phrases outlined in margins; a word list; sidebars with key classes and explanatory fabric on creative approach, tales, and historical authors; textboxes on artwork and literature, artwork from the provinces, and critical scholarly views; and first assets in translation
  • A booklet better half site is accessible at www.wiley.com/go/romanart with the subsequent assets: PowerPoint slides, word list, and timeline

Steven Tuck is the 2014 recipient of the yankee Archaeological Association's Excellence in Undergraduate instructing Award.

Show description

Read Online or Download A History of Roman Art PDF

Best art history books

Porphyry in Fragments: Reception of an Anti-Christian Text in Late Antiquity (Ashgate Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity)

The Greek thinker Porphyry of Tyre had a name because the fiercest critic of Christianity. It used to be genuinely-earned: he composed (at the top the third century A. D. ) fifteen discourses opposed to the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors ordered them to be burnt. We therefore depend upon the stories of 3 favorite Christian writers to grasp what Porphyry wrote.

"My Own Portrait in Writing": Self-Fashioning in the Letters of Vincent van Gogh (Cultural Dialectics)

In Grant’s past booklet, The Letters of Vincent van Gogh. A severe examine (AU Press, 2014), he a practical-critical research of the letters that handled key styles of metaphors and ideas. This quantity is a supplement to the 1st publication and offers a good, theory-based examining of the letters that brings them extra absolutely and effectively into the area of contemporary literary reviews.

Kontur: Geschichte einer ästhetischen Denkfigur (Quellen und Forschungen zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte) (German Edition)

Den ästhetischen Kategorien „Umriss“ und „Kontur“ kommt innerhalb ästhetischer und erkenntnistheoretischer Diskussionen verschiedenster Epochen zentrale Bedeutung zu. Besonders an Epochenschwellen werden Reflexionen über die erkenntnistheoretischen und produktions- wie  wirkungsästhetischen Implikationen von Umrissphänomenen als Medium kunsttheoretischer  Abgrenzung ausgestaltet.

The Gamin de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture: Delacroix, Hugo, and the French Social Imaginary (Routledge Research in Art History)

The innovative boy on the barricades was once memorably anticipated in Eugène Delacroix’s portray Liberty major the folks (1830) and Victor Hugo’s novel Les Misérables (1862). Over the process the 19th century, photos of the Paris urchin entered the collective social imaginary as cultural and psychic websites of reminiscence, even if in avant-garde or extra traditional visible tradition.

Additional resources for A History of Roman Art

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.31 of 5 – based on 44 votes