Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise Global History by Fred S. Kleiner
Book Description – Gardner’s Art through the Ages: A Concise Global History
Product Details Series: Gardner’s Art through the Ages Paperback: 626 pages
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 4 edition (January 1, 2016) Language: English
Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.8 x 11 inches
“Gardner’s texts have always allowed the students a more intellectual look at the contexts surrounding the art and the time period. These texts allow for a condensed approach, without the ‘dumbing down’ that is found in other art history texts.”
About the Author
Fred S. Kleiner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is the author or co-author of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th editions of GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, as well as the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions of GARDNER’S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A CONCISE HISTORY, and more than 100 publications on Greek and Roman art and architecture, including A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, also published by Cengage. He has taught the art history survey course for more than three decades, first at the University of Virginia and, since 1978, at Boston University, where he is currently professor of art history and archaeology. From 1985 to 1998, he was editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Archaeology. Long acclaimed for his inspiring lectures and dedication to students, Professor Kleiner won Boston University’s Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, as well as the College Prize for Undergraduate Advising in the Humanities in 2002, and he is a two-time winner of the Distinguished Teaching Prize in the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program. In 2007, he was elected fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and, in 2009, in recognition of lifetime achievement in publication and teaching, fellow of the Text and Academic Authors Association.