TITLE

Luxurious Forms: Redefining a Mediterranean 'International Style,' 1400-1200 B.C.E

AUTHOR(S)
Feldman, Marian H.
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2002, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the term 'international style' based on an analysis and classification of a group of luxury objects from the ancient kingdom of Ugarit. Distinction among tradition, idiom and style; Existence of different artistic tradition between the kingdom; Role of art in the promotion of status and identity.
ACCESSION #
6388470

 

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