Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts / Edition 7

Artforms: An Introduction to the Visual Arts / Edition 7

by Duane Preble, Patrick Frank, Sarah Preble, Patrick Frank
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130899798

ISBN-13: 9780130899798

Pub. Date: 03/06/2001

Publisher: Pearson

To further the student's sense of process, we have also prepared a Prentice Hall exclusive Companion We6siteT` that accompanies ARTFORMS, seventh edition. This CW offers unique tools and support that make it easy for students and instructors to integrate this online study guide with the text. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized according to the

Overview

To further the student's sense of process, we have also prepared a Prentice Hall exclusive Companion We6siteT` that accompanies ARTFORMS, seventh edition. This CW offers unique tools and support that make it easy for students and instructors to integrate this online study guide with the text. The site is a comprehensive resource that is organized according to the chapters within the text and features a variety of learning and teaching modules:

For students:

  • Study Guide Modules that contain a variety of exercises and features designed to help students with self-study. These modules include:
    • chapter objectives that help students organize key concepts to be learned
    • essay questions that help strengthen critical thinking skills
    • quizzes with multiple-choice and fill-in questions that supply instant scoring and feedback on student mastery of core material
    • built-in email routing option that gives students the ability to forward essay responses and quizzes to their instructors.
  • Reference Modules that contain Web Destinations and Net Search options provide the opportunity to expand upon the information presented in the text. Whether through a directory of websites relevant to the subject matter of a chapter or by simplifying key-term searching by automatically inserting terms from the chapter into major search engines, these reference features enable students to quickly reach related information on the web.
  • Communication Modules include tools such as Live Chat and Message Boards to facilitate online collaboration and communication.
  • PersonalizationModules include our enhanced Help feature that contains a test page for browsers and plug-ins.

For instructors:

  • The Faculty Module includes resources for teaching. This may include Lecture Hints, Class Activities, and graphics from text, all coordinated to each chapter. This module is accessed via a password provided by your local Prentice Hall representative.
  • The Syllabus Manager tool provides an easy-to-follow process for creating, posting, and revising a syllabus online that is accessible from any point within the companion website. This resource allows instructors and students to communicate both inside and outside of the classroom at the click of a button.

The Companion Website makes integrating the Internet into your course exciting and easy. Join us online at the address above and enter a new world of teaching and learning possibilities and opportunities.

CD-ROM
An interactive CD-ROM accompanies the text, and consists of 6 interviews with artists. Each gives personal insight into the process they used to create artworks that are discussed in ARTFORMS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130899798
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/06/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
531
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Discovering Art CD-Rom - An Overview
Part 1Art is1
1The Nature of Art2
What Is Art?2
Is Art a Necessity?3
Purposes and Functions of Art5
Biography: Jazz, Memory, and Metaphor: Romare Bearden11
2Awareness, Creativity, and Communication15
Visual Thinking15
Perception and Awareness15
Looking and Seeing16
Aesthetics, Art, and Beauty18
Art and Experience20
Creativity20
Essay: Early Encounters with the Artist Within21
Untrained and Folk Artists23
Trained Artists26
Visual Communication26
Art and Appearances26
Form and Content31
Seeing and Responding to Form32
Biography: A Personal Vision: Georgia O'Keeffe34
Iconography35
Artists at Work: Carlos Fresquez38
Part 2The Language of Visual Experience39
3Visual Elements40
Line41
Shape44
Mass46
Biography: Going Beyond Tradition: Henry Moore48
Space49
Time and Motion56
Artists at Work: Jones and Ginzel57
Light59
Color62
Texture69
4Principles of Design72
Unity and Variety72
Balance75
Emphasis and Subordination80
Directional Forces80
Contrast82
Repetition and Rhythm82
Scale and Proportion84
Design Summary88
Biography: Expression Is Foremost: Henri Matisse90
5Style91
Cultural Style92
Period Style93
Regional Style95
Group Style97
Personal Style99
Biography: Art as Social Conscience: Kathe Kollwitz101
Biography: Found Joy as Source: Louise Nevelson103
6Evaluation and Criticism104
Evaluation104
Art Criticism107
Biography: A Discriminating Eye: Robert Hughes109
Essay: On Visiting an Art Museum110
Part 3Two-Dimensional Arts111
7Drawing112
Biography: A Life's Work in Ten Years: Vincent van Gogh117
Purposes of Drawing118
Dry Media121
Liquid Media124
8Painting126
Watercolor127
Tempera130
Oil130
Acrylic133
Encaustic134
Fresco135
Essay: Art as Activism: The Great Wall of Los Angeles137
9Printmaking139
Relief140
Intaglio142
Lithography146
Screenprinting150
Current Directions151
Essay: Handmade Originals in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction152
10Camera Arts and Computer Imaging153
Photography153
Biography: "A Photographer at My Very Core:" Margaret Bourke-White162
Film: The Moving Image165
Television and Video175
Digital Art Forms177
Artists at Work: James Johnson181
Essay: The Digital Revolution in the Art World182
11Graphic Design and Illustration183
Design Disciplines183
Graphic Design184
Illustration190
Part 4Three-Dimensional Arts193
12Sculpture194
Freestanding and Relief Sculpture194
Methods and Materials196
Artists at Work: Scott Chamberlin197
Kinetic Sculpture205
Biography: Art That Moves: Alexander Calder206
Mixed Media207
Installations and Site-Specific Sculpture209
13Clay, Glass, Metal, Wood, Fiber212
Clay213
Biography: Shaping Her People's Heritage: Nampeyo215
Glass218
Metal218
Wood221
Fiber222
Biography: Stitched into History: Faith Ringgold228
14Architecture and Environmental Design229
Architecture229
Biography: Deconstructing a Building: Zaha Hadid245
Biography: Radical Innovator: Frank Lloyd Wright249
Environmental Design250
Essay: Where We Live252
Part 5Art as Cultural Heritage253
15Prehistoric to Early Civilization254
The Paleolithic Period255
The Neolithic Period258
The Beginnings of Civilization260
16Ancient Through Medieval in the Middle East and Europe261
Mesopotamia261
Egypt263
Greece266
Rome271
Early Christian and Byzantine Art274
The Middle Ages in Europe279
17Renaissance and Baroque, Europe286
The Renaissance286
Biography: The Artist as Scientist: Leonardo da Vinci293
Biography: Temperamental Genius: Michelangelo Buonarroti294
Baroque302
Biography: Insight and Compassion: Rembrandt van Rijn306
Essay: Where Were the Women?310
Essay: The Uphill Battle of Art Restoration312
18Traditional Arts of Asia314
India314
Southeast Asia321
China324
Biography: "Strange and Great:" Bada Shanren333
Japan334
19The Islamic World341
Arab Lands342
Spain343
Persia344
India: The Mughal Empire345
Biography: Islam's Greatest Architect: Sinan348
20Africa, Oceania, and the Americas349
Africa349
Oceania and Australia356
Native North America360
Biography: Warrior, Captive, and Artist: Howling Wolf365
Pre-Columbian Central and South America366
Essay: On Returning Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property?370
Part 6The Modern World371
21Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries372
Neoclassicism372
Romanticism374
Photography378
Realism380
Biography: Flouting Social Conventions: Rosa Bonheur383
Impressionism387
Biography: Devoted to Light: Claude Monet389
The Post-Impressionist Period393
Biography: Nature as Source: Paul Cezanne396
Biography: Struggling Idealist: Paul Gauguin401
22Early Twentieth Century404
Toward Abstraction404
Essay: A Judge Confronts Abstract Sculpture: Brancusi vs the United States407
The Fauves and Expressionism408
Cubism412
Biography: Restless Creativity: Pablo Picasso417
The Modern Spirit in America418
Futurism and the Celebration of Motion420
23Between World Wars422
Dada422
Fantasy and Metaphysics425
Surrealism426
Biography: Compelling Autobiographer: Frida Kahlo429
The Influence of Cubism430
Building a New Society432
Political Protest435
Biography: Painting for the People: Diego Rivera438
American Painting440
24Accelerated Change: Modern Art After 1945443
Abstract Expressionism and Related Art443
Photography and Architecture at Mid-Century449
Neo-Dada451
Biography: Art and Ordinary Life: Robert Rauschenberg452
Events and Happenings454
Pop Art455
Minimal and Hard-Edge459
Conceptual Art461
Site Works and Earthworks461
Installations and Environments464
Early Feminism465
Performance Art468
Artists at Work: Meirle Ukeles469
Photorealist Painting and Superrealist Sculpture469
Essay: Who Wants to Censor?472
25Recent Diversity473
Postmodern Architecture474
Painting476
Photography479
Sculpture481
Public Art483
Artists at Work: R. M. Fischer485
Issue-Oriented Art485
The Global Present489
Essay: Cultural Casualties of September 11494
Timeline495
Glossary499
Pronunciation Guide506
Notes508
Suggested Readings511
Suggested Websites513
Index515

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