Understanding Art, Non-Media Version / Edition 8

Understanding Art, Non-Media Version / Edition 8

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
     
 

ISBN-10: 049509577X

ISBN-13: 9780495095774

Pub. Date: 01/31/2006

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:
9780495095774
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Edition description:
8TH
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(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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