Barron's AP Art History with CD-ROM

Barron's AP Art History with CD-ROM

by John B. Nici M.A., John B. Nici M. a.

Paperback(Book with CD-ROM)

$29.99

Overview

Barron’s brand-new AP Art History test prep manual is now available with an optional CD-ROM. The book offers test takers a review of art history, starting with the earliest Western civilizations and extending to art of the present day. Additional chapters focus on non-European art traditions in India, China, Japan, the Americas, Africa, and the Pacific. Major periods are reviewed in separate chapters, each containing historical background, artistic innovation, major artists and movements, key works test takers should know, and relevant vocabulary. Each chapter has multiple-choice review questions and a practice essay with a model response. Every work of art discussed is illustrated in the text with an adjoining bulleted list of its characteristics. A diagnostic exam precedes the chapters surveying art history, and two full-length AP practice exams are presented at the end of the book with answer keys, diagnostic charts, answer explanations, and model essay responses. The text is profusely illustrated and a glossary of important terms is provided The optional CD-ROM presents two additional practice tests with answers and automatic scoring. In addition, the CD-ROM contains a flash card feature to test students’ visual memories as they learn to identify 300 works of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764194634
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: Barron's AP Art History (W/CD) Ser.
Edition description: Book with CD-ROM
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

  • 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
    Aegean Art
    Greek Art
    Etruscan Art
    Roman Art
    Late Antique Art
    Byzantine Art
    Islamic Art
    Early Medieval Art
    Romanesque
    Gothic Art
    Gothic Art in Italy
    Early Renaissance

    in Northern Europe:

    Fifteenth Century
    Early Renaissance

    in Italy: Fifteenth

    Century
    High Renaissance
    Mannerism and Other

    Trends of Late

    Sixteenth-Century Italy
    Later Renaissance

    in Northern Europe

    and Spain: Sixteenth

    Century
    Baroque Art
    The Rococo
    Neoclassicism
    Romanticism
    Late Nineteenth-

    Century Art
    Early Twentieth-

    Century Art
    Late Twentieth-Century

    Art and the

    Contemporary World
    Indian Art
    Chinese Art
    Japanese Art
    Art of the Americas
    African Art
    Pacific Art

  • PART FOUR: PRACTICE TESTS


    Practice Test 1


    Practice Test 2


    Glossary


    Photo Credits


    Index
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