Your art heritage
- Riley, Olive L. (Olive Lasette)
- New York : McGraw-Hill, 
- 2d ed.
- Physical Description:
- 348 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Introduction : What is art? ; Common qualities in great art ; Meaning of art ; Selection and use of media ; Relation of form to use ; Are we always in agreement? ; The search for beauty ; Practice is essential ; Your part in art -- Primitive and early art : The will to survive ; Art is born ; Primitive painters ; Forerunners of architecture ; The Egyptian master-builder of tombs ; Religion affects building ; Egyptian temples ; Egyptian mural painting ; Significance of Egyptian building -- Primitive and early sculpture : The sculptor as maskmaker ; The sculptor as stone-carver ; Mesopotamian art ; Aegean culture ; Cypriote sculpture ; Other early sculptors ; The Maya sculptor ; Accomplishments of early sculptors -- Early minor arts : First women artists ; Art of pottery ; Art of weaving ; Coptic and Indian textiles ; Egyptian woodcarving ; Carvers of the Northwest Coast of America ; Eskimo art ; Pueblo Maskmakers ; Spirit of early craftsmen -- Birth of European architecture : The Greek way of life ; The Greek temple ; Design of the Parthenon ; The grandeur that was Rome ; The Pantheon ; Other examples of Roman architecture ; The Roman Basilica ; Early Christian architecture ; Byzantine art ; Santa Sophia ; Mohammedan architecture ; The Venetian Church of St. Mark ; Coming of the Middle Ages to Europe ; Romanesque architecture ; Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages ; Chartres cathedral ; Notre Dame de Paris ; Amiens and Rheims cathedrals ; Ste. Chapelle, a glory of glass ; Gothic cathedrals of England ; Significance of Gothic architecture -- Development of sculpture : Early Greek sculpture ; Climax of Greek sculpture ; Roman sculpture ; The far-eastern world ; China of the past ; Religions of China ; Early Indian art ; The Hindu sculptor ; Hindu sculpture ; Gothic sculpture ; sculpture and the spiritual life -- Early painters : The painter offers his services to the church ; Fra Angelico ; Italian Renaissance ; Masaccio ; Other early Renaissance painters ; Pageant painters ; Da Vinci ; Michelangelo ; Raphael ; Renaissance painting in Venice ; Bellini Brothers ; Titian ; Chinese painting -- Enrichment of the minor arts : Egyptian writing ; Phoenician alphabet ; Medieval manuscripts ; Oriental calligraphy ; Block books ; Art of painting ; Early engravers ; Importance of the minor arts -- Development of painting : Painting in Germany ; Painting in Spain ; Painting in Holland ; English painting ; French painting ; Daumier, the crusader ; Degas, the innovator ; Impressionists ; Renoir, the colorist ; Neo-Impressionists -- Development of architecture : Civic building ; Baroque architecture ; French Renaissance architecture ; English Renaissance architecture ; Building in Colonial America ; Spanish-American architecture ; Eighteenth-century architecture ; Later American architecture ; Modern painting -- Accomplishments of Cézanne ; Paintings of Van Gogh ; Paintings of Gauguin ; Early Expressionists ; Paintings of Matisse ; Other Expressions painters ; Rousseau, the primitive ; Picasso and the Cubists ; Paintings of Kandinsky ; Surrealists ; Directions of modern painting -- Development of sculpture : Beginning of modern sculpture ; Revival of stone carving ; The all-around view ; Further experiments in sculpture ; Mobiles ; Significance of modern sculpture -- Painting in the American : Arrival of the trained artist ; Pioneer painters ; Painters of the American scene ; Painting loses its boundaries ; Paintings of Marin ; Other important painters ; Painters of the social scene ; Experimental painters of today ; Painting in Mexico ; Painting in Cuba and Brazil ; Meaning of modern painting -- Modern architecture : Design and materials ; The skyscraper ; The slab skyscraper ; Modern houses ; Interiors ; City planning ; Zoning ; Community planning -- The creative spirit : Abstract Expressionism ; The action painter ; Sculpture of our times ; Contemporary developments in architectures ; Religious architecture ; Jet age architecture ; Role of the creative artist.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
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