Living with Art / Edition 10by Mark Getlein
Pub. Date: 10/19/2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Living with Art’s approach to art appreciation supports students’ acquisition of the essential skills of the course. Mark Getlein’s vivid narrative, in concert with McGraw-Hill’s powerful adaptive learning program LearnSmart within CONNECT Art, helps students understand, analyze, and appreciate the ways art work communicates to us in our visual world. In doing so, Living with Art provides the foundation for a life-long appreciation of art, as well as critical thinking skills that will benefit students far beyond the classroom into their chosen careers.
Students are invited to actively join in the discussion from Chapter 1. The narrative engages them in the stories of art, while the integrated digital assessments in CONNECT Art challenge them to build a fluency in the core vocabulary of the course; practice applying it in guided writing assignments; and ultimately prepare for active class participation and success on critical analysis, studio, and museum assignments. The result is greater engagement and greater course success.
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
PART TWO: THE VOCABULARY OF ART Chapter 4. The Visual Elements Chapter 5. Principles of Design
PART THREE: TWO-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA Chapter 6. Drawing Chapter 7. Painting Chapter 8. Prints Chapter 9. Camera and Computer Arts Chapter 10. Graphic Design
PART FOUR: THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA Chapter 11. Sculpture and Installation Chapter 12. Arts of Ritual and Daily Life Chapter 13. Architecture
PART FIVE: ARTS IN TIME Chapter 14. Ancient Mediterranean Worlds Chapter 15. Christianity and the Formation of Europe Chapter 16. The Renaissance Chapter 17. The 17th and 18th Centuries Chapter 18. Arts of Islam and of Africa Chapter 19. Arts of East Asia: India, China, and Japan Chapter 20. Arts of the Pacific and the Americas Chapter 21. The Modern World: 1800-1945 Chapter 22. From Modern to PostmodernChapter 23. Opening Up to the WorldPronunciation Guide Suggested Readings Notes to the Text Glossary Photographic Credits Index
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