9780534641016

ArtBasics: An Illustrated Glossary and Timeline

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534641016

  • ISBN10:

    0534641016

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/20/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

A brief introduction to the basic terms, styles, and time periods, ARTBASICS is a handy reference for any beginning art student. Presented with full-color fine art images and high quality line art depicting the styles and techniques discussed, it is useful for art history, art appreciation, humanities, and design courses. A four-color world map and fold-out timeline are also included. This handy supplement can be sold separately or bundled FREE with any new Wadsworth Cengage Learning Art/Humanities textbook.

Table of Contents

What is Art, and What is Not Art?
What is an Artwork?
Why is Art Made, and What Makes It Valuable?
What Are We Looking At?
What is Art Made Of, and How?
What Are We Looking For?
Where Do You Find Art?
Studying Art and Learning about Art?
Artistic Periods in the Western Tradition
Timeline of Major Events in Western Cultures
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