ISBN-10:
1111771456
ISBN-13:
2901111771453
Pub. Date:
01/25/2011
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Foundations of Art and Design: An Enhanced Media Edition (with Art CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card)

Foundations of Art and Design: An Enhanced Media Edition (with Art CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card)

by Lois Fichner-Rathus
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    ISBN-13: 2901111771453
    Publisher: Cengage Learning
    Publication date: 01/25/2011
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 360
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author


    Lois Fichner-Rathus is professor of art in the Department of Art and Art History of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture, as well as the theory and foundations of art and design. Dr. Fichner-Rathus is also the author of the Cengage Learning textbooks UNDERSTANDING ART and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She teaches study-abroad programs in Paris, Rome, Spain, and Cuba and resides in New York.

    Table of Contents


    1. The Creative Impulse. 2. Line. 3. Shape. 4. Value. 5. Color. 6. Texture. 7. Space. 8. Time and Motion. 9. Unity and Variety. 10. Emphasis and Focal Point. 11. Balance and Rhythm. 12. Scale and Proportion. Visual Glossary of Style. Visual Glossary of Mediums.

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