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The Power of Art, Revised / Edition 3

The Power of Art, Revised / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9781337555555
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: Revised
Sales rank: 854,151
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Richard Lewis is Professor of Art at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where he has taught for more than 25 years and previously served as Chair of Art and Art History and Dean of Academic Programs. Currently, he coordinates the programs at its branch campus in Florence, Italy, is the Director of its M.A. in Museum Studies there, and has led student travel courses to England, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Greece, Turkey, and Japan. He holds a B.F.A. in Visual Arts from Purchase College and an M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Michigan. He is very active in the field of digital art and multimedia, and has also authored a textbook on digital media (Prentice Hall in 2003).

Susan I. Lewis is Associate Professor of History at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She studied studio art at Rhode Island School of Design and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, holds a B.A. in Art History from Wellesley College and a Ph.D. in History from Binghamton University. She has contributed to books, published articles in professional journals, and is the author of Unexceptional Women, published by Ohio State University Press.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE LANGUAGE OF ART. 1. The Power of Art. 2. The Primary Elements. 3. The Principles of Design. PART II: THE ARTIST'S MATERIALS AND TOOLS. 4. Drawing. 5. Painting. 6. Printmaking. 7. Photography and Time-Based Arts. 8. New Media. 9. Sculpture. 10. Architecture. 11. Crafts and Design. PART III: A GLOBAL HERITAGE. 12. Ancient Empires, Ancient Gods. 13. The Age of Faith. 14. A New Perspective: The European Renaissance. 15. Drama and Light: Mannerism, The Baroque and Rococo. PART IV: THE MODERN ERA. 16. The Battle of the Ism's: Neoclassicism, Romanticism and Realism. 17. Out of the Studio and into the Light: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. 18. The Real World on Trial: The Birth of Modern Art. 19. The Invisible Made Visible: Abstract and Nonrepresentational Art. 20. A Storm of Images: Art in the Contemporary World.

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