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Understanding Art (with Art CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) / Edition 10
     

Understanding Art (with Art CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card) / Edition 10

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
 

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ISBN-10: 1111836957

ISBN-13: 9781111836955

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced approach to appreciating art, incorporating coverage of masterworks from the past and present. Author Lois Fichner-Rathus combines a conversational writing style with rich images, all designed to inspire understanding of the art that surrounds you in everyday life.

Overview

UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced approach to appreciating art, incorporating coverage of masterworks from the past and present. Author Lois Fichner-Rathus combines a conversational writing style with rich images, all designed to inspire understanding of the art that surrounds you in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111836955
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Art? 2. Visual Elements of Art. 3. Principles of Art. 4. Style, Form, and Content. 5. Drawing. 6. Painting. 7. Printmaking. 8. Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts. 9. Sculpture. 10. Site-Specific Art. 11. Architecture. 12. Craft and Design. 13. The Art of the Ancients. 14. Classical Art: Greece and Rome. 15. The Age of Faith. 16. The Renaissance. 17. The Age of Baroque. 18. Non-Western Perspectives. 19. Modern Art. 20. The Twentieth Century: The Early Years. 21. The Twentieth Century: Post-War to Postmodern. 22. Art in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective.

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