ISTORIJA UMETNOSTI. by H. W. Janson. Book condition: Very Good. Book Description. Jugoslavija Bgd., hardcover. Very Good. Serbian language. Istorija umetnosti. Front Cover. Horst Valdemar Janson. Stanek, Bibliographic information. QR code for Istorija umetnosti. I know there have been problems with Janson’s a) focus on Western art and . Dzensonova Istorija umetnosti je vec vise od 50 godina (prvo izdanje god.) .

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Horst Waldemar Janson, who published as H. Despite this, you can learn a great deal about the history of art, and the author is not entirely neutral in tone, which I consider a plus, as you can then assess the author’s opinions yourself. No trivia or quizzes uumetnosti. My favorite era’s are the neoclassic and romantic, the artist’s were finally picking up the chisel and paintbrush to depict the everyday and current events of the time, not just being commissioned by rich families and royals to pay homage to their religions as means to save their rich souls from the depths of hell.


History of Art

John rated it really liked it Feb 28, Caitlin hardy rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Za Dzensonova Istorija umetnosti je vec vise od 50 godina prvo izdanje god.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It would be better titled a History of Western Art, although it ends with an apologetic and half hearted nod to Asian art. Trivia About Janson’s History View all 12 comments. Alexandra Santos rated it liked it Jun 16, Jan 21, Book rated it it was amazing Shelves: You can’t miss with this one with its references to any important piece of art made in last several thousand years. Oct 09, Kathy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Great pictures and explanations.


A feast for the eyes and the soul.

History of Art by H.W. Janson

This book was on the top shelf in the family library perhaps the original edition. Bruna rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Trivia About History of Art. Arthur rated it really liked it Nov 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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The web has made large reference books like this sort of obsolete, n I’ve not really read this book, I use it as a reference. Because he never assumes knowledge on the part of the reader, a recent immigrant from Mars could comprehend Western art from this text.

Art has a depth and richness th From the dawn of time, artists have been the visual record keepers. Love it so much! This is great for those who really want to understand Art history. Copiously illustrated, this provides a useful schema from which to learn about different periods of art, and a lot of information you can use for reference.

I loved this massive book in college! It also helped to supplement it with Laurie Schini H.

Janson’s History of Art: The Western Tradition by H.W. Janson

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The editions have changed but the beginning of the book is the same while from the 20th century to present it has been altered duly so to reflect the evolution of new practices us Art evolves as man Published February 1st by Prentice Hall first published W Janson was able to break down each era and make Art come to life on paper.

Apr 02, Karen L. Msbookworm rated it it was amazing Jun 19, In the 1st edition, published inhe spoke to that perennial reader he gently called “the troubled layman.

Once, I almost used it as a weapon on a homeless man who startled me asking for some change.

View all 3 comments. Bill rated it liked it Nov 17, Aug 29, Lindsey S. May 29, Gorgona Grim rated it it was amazing. Horst Waldemar Janson, who published as H. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Now that I have read it a Actually I read the 5th edition that was revised and expanded by Anthony F. Jul 28, Amber rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 17, Leighkaren Labay rated it really liked it.