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Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century

Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century by Chris Murray
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Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to theories of art from Ancient Greece to the end of the Victorian era, written by an international panel of expert contributors. Arranged chronologically to provide an historical framework, the 43 entries analyze the ideas of key philosophers, historians, art historians, art critics, artists and social scientists, including Plato, Aquinas, Alberti, Michelangelo, de Piles, Burke, Schiller, Winckelmann, Kant, Hegel, Burckhardt, Marx, Tolstoy, Taine, Baudelaire, Nietzsche, Ruskin, Pater, W├Âlfflin and Riegl.
Each entry includes:
* a critical essay
* a short biography
* a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts
Unique in its range and accessibly written, this book, together with its companion volume Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century, provides an invaluable guide for students as well as general readers with an interest in art history, aesthetics and visual culture.
Taylor and Francis; August 2005
ISBN 9781134545896
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Title: Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century
Author: Chris Murray
 
ISBNs
0203986989
9780203986981
9780415243018
9781134545872
9781134545896