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Contained in Art for the Ages
From the Year 1000 to 1900
From the Cluny abbey built in the tenth century to the subway entrances created by Hector Guimard at the beginning of the twentieth century, the first comprehensive interactive Encyclopedia of Western Art invites you to journey through a thousand years of artistic creation. To discover or rediscover architecture, sculpture, painting or art objects in a unique way, choose a personal path via times, styles, personages, works or the main European centers of art.
Romanesque - Gothic - Renaissance - Baroque - Neoclassicism - Romanticism - Realism - Symbolism: a complete guide to eight of the most important stylistic trends and periods from the year 1000 to 1900.
Travel along the timeline and locate the most significant events of the history of Western Art...A thousand years of artistic creation illustrated by hundreds of photographs and paintings.
See all the works of art contained on this CD-ROM while assembling your own selection of works via five search options: Techniques, Genre, Styles, Artists, and Places. You will appreciate the multiple critical approach. Consult each work complete with captions and explanatory notes and create your personal collection.
Cities of Art
A choice of eight European cities, including the principal artistic localities: Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, Madrid, London, Munich, and Vienna. A topographic map represents each city and introduces a selection of each city's most remarkable monuments.
1000 works or art (850 photos + magnifications) / 70 zooms
Quick Time VR animation, slide shows, videos
Chronology: 1000 years of art history (from the year 1000 to 1900)
Map of principal artistic sites in Europe
Commentated analyses of artwork
Structural analyses of architectural works
800 pages of text
Glossary of artistic terms
Thematic search function for works
Requirements: 486 DX or higher, Windows 3.1 or more recent (Windows 95 autoplay), 8Mb of RAM (16Mb recommended), 640x480, 32,000 colors.
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