Gardner's Art Through The Ages (AP® Edition)

  • AUTHOR: Fred S. Kleiner
  • ISBN-13: 9781285839028 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 1216 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 15th Edition
  • ©2016     Published
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About The Product

Award-winning scholar-professor Fred Kleiner continues to set the standard for art history textbooks, combining impeccable scholarship with an engaging approach that discusses the most significant artworks and monuments in their full historical and cultural contexts. The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, the 15th edition of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY includes nearly 200 new images, new pedagogical box features, images that have been upgraded for clarity and color-fidelity, and more. More than 40 reviewers contributed to the accuracy and readability of this edition. GARDNER'S has built its stellar reputation on up-to-date and extensive scholarship, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, the consistent voice of a single storyteller, and more online resources and help for students and instructors than any other art survey text. A highly comprehensive array of digital resources brings course content to life, providing students with the tools they need to excel. MindTap for GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides an interactive digital experience for exploration, study, and development of critical-thinking skills, with an interactive eBook; zoomable versions of images from the text; nearly 300 videos; audio resources; image flashcards; quizzes and critical-thinking questions; and much more. Highly customizable, MindTap allows instructors to easily add their own images, videos, links, articles, activities, and quizzes. Available assets for instructors include a Digital Image Library with zoom capability, pre-made chapter lecture slide decks, and Google Earth coordinates for every artwork in the text.

About the Contributor

  • Fred S. Kleiner

    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.