Understanding Art (with ArtExperience CD-ROM) / Edition 8

Understanding Art (with ArtExperience CD-ROM) / Edition 8

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495006920

ISBN-13: 9780495006923

Pub. Date: 01/30/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


A market leading text for the art appreciation course, UNDERSTANDING ART combines its strong coverage of art history, with comprehensive coverage and presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and media to provide a well-balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.  See more details below

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A market leading text for the art appreciation course, UNDERSTANDING ART combines its strong coverage of art history, with comprehensive coverage and presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and media to provide a well-balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495006923
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/30/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Book & CD
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


I. INTRODUCTION. 1. What is Art? II. THE LANGUAGE OF ART. 2. The Visual Elements. 3. Principles of Design. 4. Style, Form and Content. III. TWO-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA. 5. Drawing. 6. Painting. 7. Printmaking. 8. Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts. IV. THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA. 9. Sculpture. 10. Architecture. 11. Craft and Design. V. ART THROUGH THE AGES. 12. The Art of the Ancients. 13. Classical Art: Greece and Rome. 14. Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedral. 15. The Renaissance. 16. The Age of Baroque. 17. Art beyond the West. VI. ART IN MODERN AND POSTMODERN TIMES. 18. Modern Art. 19. The Twentieth Century: The Early Years. 20. Contemporary Art. Glossary. Index. Photo Credits.

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