Humanity and Divinity

Humanity and Divinity

Basic information
The time of publication:2012-12
Press:Beijing Capital University of Economics and Business press
Author:Xu Qingping
BookTitle:Humanity and Divinity
Summary of contents
On the history of world art works, divided into "western art" and "art" to writing does not see more. The purpose of doing so is to change the world in Western art history research is almost fixed for a long time (or Europe) center theory. Western art has its long and splendid history, Oriental Art also has its profound connotation, so it can form a colorful world. Here, 
"western" and "Eastern" is mainly from the region, rather than by economic and political strength to partition. Let the Oriental understanding of Western art, let Westerners understand the East, so as to promote the true sense of the dialogue between East and West, promote world cultural pluralism is the mission of the times.

series edited are mainly young scholars engaged in the study of art history, mostly with a doctoral degree. Not on the usual collection style textbook chapter program ordering, but by the theme words of command, in order to highlight the various countries in the major artistic achievements of each period, the most outstanding artists and masterpieces. In addition to have a large number of photographs, books also strive to be clear and fluent, beautiful and concise, readable, and become members of the art history.
Author intro
Xu Qingping, born in 1946 in Beijing, the ancestral home Jiangsu Yixing, University of Paris in France, art history, art historian, art educator, artist. Calligrapher, doctoral tutor, Dean of Renmin University of China Xu Beihong Institute of art, Xu Beihong Memorial Museum deputy curator, Chinese painting and Calligraphy Association vice - Chairman, member of China Artists Association, member of the CPPCC National committee. 
The first chapter of prehistoric art, Mesopotamia and Egypt insignis 
prehistoric art

French Paleolithic Lascaux caves
Spanish Alta Mira cave
prehistoric Venus
mysterious megalithic culture
Mesopotamia art
the Acard era art
纳拉姆辛 memorial tablet

the code of Hammurabi Dynasty
winged people first bull statue of
lion figure
the new kingdom of Babylon
Yisitaer gate
the ancient Egyptian art
the ancient kingdom of Giza Pyramid group

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the Middle Kingdom
the New Kingdom period
Karnak temple hundred columns hall
the queen portraits of Ni Phil Te Te
three female musicians
second chapters of Greek art < br > Greek art source
Minos labyrinth
Paris girl
jumping bull
third chapter Rome art
fourth chapter of medieval art.
fifth chapter Renaissance art in Italy
sixth chapters in other parts of Europe Renaissance art
seventh chapter Baroque
eighth chapter Rococo art and French public art
ninth chapter 新古 classicism, romanticism and realism.
tenth chapter Impressionism, Neo Impressionism and Post Impressionism.
eleventh chapter 18.19 century British Art
twelfth chapter of the United States and Mexico art
thirteenth chapter of Russian and Eastern European art
fourteenth chapter twentieth Century modern art of painting
fifteenth Chapter 20 century modern art, architecture and sculpture
Chapter abstract
The copyright page: illustration: Tintoretto Tintoretto (1518 ~ 1594) was born in Venice to a dyer family, his name is "dyeing Carpenter" meaning, and his life in Venice and also a color is closely connected with. His youth will show in painting talent, 20 years old or so into the studio of titian. There, he mastered the use of the mystery of color, which is the highest achievement of Titian; for the other elements of the "other forms", he thinks that Michelangelo is more in line with their temperament. The painter is very clear their own artistic path in the studio walls, he wrote his own artistic standards: "the drawings of Michelangelo and Titian's color." He sometimes at night with lantern shining on the object, observe strong chiaroscuro effect; sometimes with clay or wax villain, cloth tied them, change law of Sato pleats; he will enthusiastically follow the masons and painter to do the decoration design work, in order to strengthen their abilities from all hand. At the age of 30, he is the Venice college hall made "St. Mark's miracle", and finally to make him famous, from the beginning of his masterpiece in life. Tintoretto's paintings continue the tradition of Venice, he excelled in dark brown with light color, mention dazzling degree, compared the light by using this method, so that the screen has a strong tension. In the early works of "St. Mark's miracle" we have concluded that the characteristics of the bold and the excited mood. The majority of his works are numerous characters scenes, reflects its bold conception and imagination. His composition is always surprising victory, the movement of the human body are in fierce, feel the whole picture. The light in the painting plays an important role, he often employs optical effect caused dramatic atmosphere. At the same time, in Tintoretto's works, the inner feelings of the characters portrayed is not very important, because he is more inclined to use dynamic character, and through the complex changes in light and smooth strokes rough to strengthen the force of infection. Tintoretto reduced the traditional painting a white background, and a large number of white color in the surface, is the source of meaning and as revealed from go up at all light using white paint thick instead, direct light effect. The changes of structure and the formation of the painting style is an important feature of this period to. Tintoretto used a superb skills draw a thin layer, to deepen the dark or stained with hue, while strengthening the contour and shapeForm shadow, further improve the light and high light, to emphasize the shaping and the effect of light. At the same time, Tintoretto also good at using impasto Titian, and cross curve in order to strengthen the sense of movement and emotional expression. Many characters in complex scenes, surprisingly not symmetrical composition, burning passion, emphasizing conflict, pull big contrast, these characteristics make his works have moving forces. 
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