9780065008340

Artforms

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  • ISBN13:

    9780065008340

  • ISBN10:

    0065008340

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1997
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

This bestseller introduces readers to the theory, practice, and history necessary for an expanded awareness of and enthusiasm for art in everyday life. Increased coverage of female artists and diversity in world arts is included in the Sixth Edition. A web site offers profiles of working artists and an essay contest which challenges participants to write about art they encounter.

Table of Contents

Art Is?
The Nature of Art
Awareness, Creativity, and Communication
The Language of Visual Experience
Visual Elements
Principles of Design
Style
Evaluation and Criticism
Two-Dimensional Arts
Drawing
Painting
Printmaking
Camera Arts and Computer Imaging
Graphic Design and Illustration
Three-Dimensional Arts
Crafts
Sculpture
Architecture and Environmental Design
Art As Cultural Heritage
Prehistoric to Early Civilization
Ancient Through Medieval in the Middle East and Europe
Renaissance and Baroque Europe
Traditional Arts of Asia
The Islamic World
Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
The Modern World
Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Early Twentieth Century
Between World Wars
Accelerated Change: Art after 1945
Recent Diversity
Timeline
Glossary
Pronunciation Guide
Suggested Readings
Internet Resources
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