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Understanding Art, Revised Printing (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card) / Edition 9
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Understanding Art, Revised Printing (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card) / Edition 9

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
 

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ISBN-10: 0495905666

ISBN-13: 9780495905660

Pub. Date: 08/06/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

A market leading, cutting edge text for the art appreciation course, UNDERSTANDING ART combines its strong coverage of art history, with comprehensive coverage and presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and media to provide a well-balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.

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A market leading, cutting edge text for the art appreciation course, UNDERSTANDING ART combines its strong coverage of art history, with comprehensive coverage and presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and media to provide a well-balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495905660
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/06/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION. 1. What is Art? II. THE LANGUAGE OF ART. 2. Visual Elements.of Art. 3. Principles of Design. 4. Style, Form and Content. III. TWO-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA. 5. Drawing. 6. Painting. 7. Printmaking. 8. Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts. IV. THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA. 9. Sculpture. 10. Site-Specific Art. 11. Architecture. 12. Craft and Design. V. ART THROUGH THE AGES. 13. The Art of the Ancients. 14. Classical Art: Greece and Rome. 15. Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedral. 16. The Renaissance. 17. The Age of Baroque. 18. Art beyond the West. VI. ART IN MODERN AND POSTMODERN TIMES. 19. Modern Art. 20. The Twentieth Century: The Early Years. 21. The Twentieth Century: Post-War to Post-Modern. 22. Art in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective. Glossary. Index. Photo Credits.

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