The Story of Art – E. H. Gombrich

Recommandation : 5/5

Publication : 1950

Pages : 688












Contents

Preface

Introduction: On Art and Artists

  1. STRANGE BEGINNINGS: Prehistoric and Primitive Peoples; Ancient America
  2. ART FOR ETERNITY: Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete
  3. THE GREAT AWAKENING: Greece, -VII to -V
  4. THE REALM OF BEAUTY: Greece and the Greek World, -IV to I
  5. WORLD CONQUERORS: Romans, Buddhists, Jews, and Christians, I to IV
  6. APARTING OF WAYS: Rome and Byzantium, V to XIII
  7. LOOKING EASTWARDS: Islam, China, II to XIII
  8. WESTERN ART IN THE MELTING POT: Europe, VI to XI
  9. THE CHURCH MILITANT: The XII
  10. THE CHURCH TRIUMPHANT: The XIII
  11. COURTIERS AND BURGHERS: The XIV
  12. THE CONQUEST OF REALITY: The Early XV
  13. TRADITION AND INNOVATION: The Later XV in Italy
  14. TRADITION AND INNOVATION: The XV in the North
  15. HARMONY ATTAINED: Tuscany and Rome, Early XVI
  16. LIGHT AND COLOUR: Venice and Northern Italy in the Early XVI
  17. THE NEW LEARNING SPREADS: Germany and the Netherlands in the Early XVI
  18. A CRISIS OF ART: Europe, Later XVI
  19. VISION AND VISIONS: Catholic Europe, First Half of the XVII
  20. THE MIRROR OF NATURE: Holland in the XVII
  21. POWER AND GLORY: Italy, Later XVII and XVIII
  22. POWER AND GLORY: France, Germany and Austria, Late XVII & Early XVIII
  23. THE AGE OF REASON: England and France, XVIII
  24. THE BREAK IN TRADITION: England, America and France, Late XVIII & Early XIX
  25. REVOLUTION IN PERMANENCE: The XIX
  26. IN SEARCH OF NEW STANDARDS: The Late XIX
  27. EXPERIMENTAL ART: The XX

A Note on Art Books

List of Illustrations and Aknowledgements