Gateways to Art: Understanding the Visual Arts

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A flexible format, inclusive approach, and comprehensive illustration program fit the many ways instructors teach Introduction to the Visual Arts.
From Thames & Hudson—the world’s leading art publisher—Gateways to Art facilitates instructor choice and offers unprecedented pedagogical support for students. Short chapters can be read in any order, with new vocabulary defined on the page as it occurs. Eight “Gateways to Art” images (from around the world and all eras) support the common course goal of learning to interpret art in multiple ways and help students build on what they already know. The text is balanced and global, with over 1,000 illustrations—from around the world, and from everyday life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500289563
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 10/27/2011
  • Pages: 630
  • Sales rank: 39,461
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Debra J. DeWitte is an art historian who specializes in nineteenth-century French art. She was educated at the University of Texas at Arlington, Southern Methodist University, and the University of Texas at Dallas. She teaches at the University of Texas at Arlington and has developed an online art appreciation course that won a Platinum Award from the United States Distance Learning Association in 2008.

Ralph M. Larmann teaches art at the University of Evansville. He received his BFA from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from James Madison University. He is a past president of Foundations in Art: Theory and Education and author of two popular websites, Art Studio Chalkboard and Figure Drawing Lab.

M. Kathryn Shields is an art historian who teaches at Guilford College. She received her PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University. Kathryn specializes in modern and contemporary and Pre-Columbian art.

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