Barron's AP Art History with CD-ROM, 3rd Edition

Barron's AP Art History with CD-ROM, 3rd Edition

by John B. Nici M.A.

Paperback(Third Edition)

$32.99

Overview

This completely updated and revised review guide will help Advanced Placement students learn everything they need to know about the redesign of the Art History course. Emphasis has been placed on ensuring student success in view of the AP Art History test includes:

  • A diagnostic test and two full-length model tests with all questions answered and explained
  • Art history review describes major artists and art movements
  • Additional chapters on art outside of the European tradition
  • Multiple-choice questions and practice essays follow every chapter
  • The CD-ROM presents more than 400 flash card images that test knowledge of works of art plus two additional practice tests with automatic scoring

With Barron’s AP Art History, students will get all the information they need to score a 5 on the Advanced Placement redesigned curriculum, the newly structured exam, and the innovative scoring criteria. Comprehensive preparation for the test.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438075136
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
Publication date: 08/15/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

John B. Nici has a master’s degree in art history and is retired from teaching at Lawrence High School in Cedarhurst, New York. He is currently a Professor of Art History at Queens College in Flushing, New York. In 2004, he was the recipient of Queens College’s President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching by Adjunct Faculty. He has published extensively on Art History pedagogy and has presented and published scholarly papers on topics that include Byzantine Art, Gothic Art, and Delacroix. He is the author of Famous Works of Art—and How They Got that Way.

Table of Contents


Barron's Essential 5
PART ONE: GETTING TO KNOW THE AP EXAM IN ART HISTORY
Introduction
Answering the Multiple-Choice Questions
Answering the Free-Response Questions
PART TWO: DIAGNOSTIC TEST
Test
Answer Key
PART THREE: CONTENT REVIEW
Prehistoric Art
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian Art
Greek Art
Etruscan Art
Roman Art
Late Antique Art
Byzantine Art
Islamic Art
Early Medieval Art
Romanesque Art
Gothic Art
Gothic Art in Italy
Early Renaissance in Northern Europe
Early Renaissance in Italy: Fifteenth Century
High Renaissance and Mannerism
Baroque Art
Art of New Spain: Spanish Colonies in the Americas
Rococo and Neoclassicism
Romanticism
Late Nineteenth-Century Art
Early and Mid-Twentieth-Century Art
Indian and Southeast Asian Art
Chinese and Korean Art
Japanese Art
Art of the Americas
African Art
Oceanic Art
Contemporary Art
PART FOUR: PRACTICE TESTS
Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Glossary
Photo Credits
Index

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