Reality Through the Arts / Edition 6

Reality Through the Arts / Edition 6

by Dennis J. Sporre
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131958585

ISBN-13: 9780131958586

Pub. Date: 03/24/2006

Publisher: Pearson

This introductory exploration of basic artistic concepts and terms applies them to a skeletal multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural history of artistic styles. It treats all the arts–painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, music, theatre, dance, film, architecture, literature–uniformly, and uses a common outline to reinforce the

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This introductory exploration of basic artistic concepts and terms applies them to a skeletal multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural history of artistic styles. It treats all the arts–painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, music, theatre, dance, film, architecture, literature–uniformly, and uses a common outline to reinforce the relationship of terms and concepts to the perceptual process. The book also ties both artistic media and history to the theme of art as a reflection of human reality This examination focuses on the media of the arts, pictures, sculpture, music, theatre, cinema, dance, architecture, literature, the styles of the arts, ancient approaches, artistic reflections in the pre-modern world, as well as artistic styles in the emerging modern world and, the beginnings of modernism, pluralism in a post-modern age. For art enthusiasts and others interested exploring how artists express themselves.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131958586
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/24/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part I- The Media of the Arts: What Artists Use to Express “Reality”

Chapter One–Two Dimensional Art: Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Photography

Chapter Two– Sculpture

Chapter Three– Architecture

Chapter Four– Music and Opera

Chapter Five–Theatre

Chapter Six– Cinema

Chapter Seven– Dance

Chapter Eight– Literature

Part II- The Styles of The Arts: How Artists Portray “Reality”

Chapter Nine– Ancient Approaches c. 30,000 to c. 480 B.C.E.

Chapter Ten– Artistic Reflections in the Pre-Modern World c. 480 B.C.E to c. 1400 C.E.

Chapter Eleven– Artistic Styles in the Emerging Modern World c. 1400 to c. 1800

Chapter Twelve– Artistry in an Age of Industry

Chapter Thirteen–The Arts in a Modern, Postmodern, and Pluralistic World 1900 to the Present

Notes

Glossary with Pronunciations

Bibliography

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