Written by scholars at the forefront of new thinking, many of whom are rising stars in their fields, the Oxford History of Art series offers substantial and innovative texts that clarify, illuminate, and debate the critical issues at the heart of art history today. Providing a fresh new look at art that moves away from traditional elitist approaches, the series makes use of new research and methodologies, a well as newly accessible and non-canonical works to offer comprehensive coverage of the art world. Lavishly illustrated and superbly designed, the Oxford History of Art brings new substance and verve to the exciting and ubiquitous world of art. This five volume set is the perfect introduction to fine art throughout the ages--covering a range of historical periods and great works of art. Includes, Art in Renaissance Italy 1350-1500, Byzantine Art, Art in Europe 1700-1830, Archaic and Classical Greek Art, and Medieval Art.