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Authoritative and substantive-yetaccessible-Art Past, Art Present, 6 th editionlooks at the historical and cultural contexts of art works and architecture around the world from prehistoric times to the 20th century. The authors recognized the need for an easy-to-use format that is accessible for both teachers and students. Each topic inArt Past, Art Presentis organized into two- and four-page units and provides a clear and concise treatment of a select number of artworks, making it easier for instructors to focus on what is important and for students to learn.
Table of Contents
|Getting Started||p. xii|
|Experiencing Art||p. 1|
|Experiencing Art||p. 2|
|How to Experience Art||p. 3|
|Viewing Art||p. 4|
|Understanding Style||p. 4|
|Art, Time, and the Cycles of Life||p. 4|
|Analyzing Three Works 6 Analyzing Art||p. 8|
|Analyzing Architecture||p. 8|
|Analyzing Sculpture||p. 12|
|Analyzing Ritual Art||p. 14|
|Analyzing Installation Art||p. 14|
|Analyzing Painting and Related Media||p. 15|
|The Artist in History||p. 18|
|prehistoric Art||p. 21|
|Introduction to Prehistoric Art||p. 22|
|The Paleolithic Period||p. 22|
|The Discovery of Paleolithic Painting||p. 23|
|Paleolithic Art||p. 23|
|The Neolithic Period||p. 25|
|Neolithic Art and Architecture||p. 25|
|Prehistoric Art and the Prehistoric Artist||p. 28|
|Points of contact Prehistoric Figurines of Women||p. 29|
|Theme Ritual and Art||p. 30|
|ancient Art||p. 33|
|Introduction to Ancient Art||p. 34|
|Art of Ancient Societies||p. 36|
|Art past/art present The Concept of the The Ancient Artist||p. 37|
|Classical in the West||p. 36|
|Points of contact Greek Artists/Scythian|
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