The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to the Present

The Annotated Mona Lisa, Third Edition: A Crash Course in Art History from Prehistoric to the Present

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An illustrated tutorial of prehistoric to contemporary world art, from cave paintings to video art installations to digital and Internet media in an easy-to-understand format.

This heavily illustrated crash course in art history is revised and updated from the second edition publi

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Carol Strickland's new enhanced eBook is "Masterpieces of Art: Impressionism" (available from Erudition Digital). She is author of a historical novel "The Eagle and the Swan," an eBook available from amazon for kindle and iPad. (See the book's website: She has written many non-fiction books and is an art critic/journalist.
Her two books on the history of art and architecture (The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in the History of Art from Prehistoric to Post-Modern and The Annotated Arch: A Crash Course in the History of Architecture) have sold more than 400,000 copies in multiple editions and translations. Strickland has also published The Illustrated Timeline of Art History: A Crash Course in Words and Pictures and The Illustrated Timeline of Western Literature: A Crash Course in Words and Pictures. Her essays have appeared in monographs on the artists Paul Waldman and Aris Kalaizis.
As a writer on cultural topics, she has contributed to publications like The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Art in America, The Nation, Commonweal, Civilization, American Theater, Garden Design, and Art & Antiques. She has a home on Long Island in New York State.
Strickland has a Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Michigan and has taught at Stony Brook University, Rutgers University, Southampton College, Stevens Institute of Technology, and La Guardia Community College. She’s also won accolades for her screenplays in prestigious competitions.
Links to some of her recent feature stories are under “Events” on her website: Her Annotated Mona Lisa has a facebook page and she contributes reflections on current culture to twitter (@carolartbeat).