Gardner's Art Through the Ages


The fundamental belief that guided Helen Gardner and her successors is that the history of art is essential to a liberal education. The study of art history, like its fellow humanistic studies, the history of literature and the history of music, has as its aim the opening of student perception and understanding to works of high esthetic quality and expressive significance -- works that humankind has produced throughtout history and around the world, and that -- especially now -- are cherished and conserved by the peoples of ...

Gardner's Art Through the Ages 1996, Harcourt Brace College Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780155011410

10th edition