Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 4 by Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier | | 9781111343781 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach (with CourseMate Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

by Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111343780

ISBN-13: 9781111343781

Pub. Date: 01/31/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

EXPLORING ART uses art examples from around the world to discuss art in the context of religion, politics, family structure, sexuality, entertainment and visual culture.

Overview

EXPLORING ART uses art examples from around the world to discuss art in the context of religion, politics, family structure, sexuality, entertainment and visual culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111343781
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
364,245
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO ART. 1. A Human Phenomenon. 2. The Language of Art and Architecture. 3. Media. 4. Deriving Meaning. 5. Who Makes Art and How is it Used? Part II: WHY DO WE MAKE ART? Section 1. Survival and Beyond. 6. Food and Shelter. 7. Reproduction and Sexuality. Section 2. Religion. 8. Deities and Places of Worship. 9. Mortality and Immortality. Section 3. The State. 10. Power, Politics, and Glory. 11. Social Protest/Affirmation. Section 4. Self and Society. 12. The Body. 13. Race, Gender, Clan, and Class. 14. Nature, Knowledge, and Technology. 15. Entertainment and Visual Culture.

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