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Artforms : An Introduction to the Visual Arts

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780130899798

ISBN10:
0130899798
Format:
Paperback w/CD
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

For Art Appreciation, Art for Non-Majors, and Introduction to Art. Introducing students to the theory, practice, and history of artand emphasizing art's impact on everyday lifeArtforms is known for its accurate color reproductions, clean design, and meticulous editing style. Newest co-author, Patrick Frank, brings expertise in Modern and contemporary art, Islamic art and architecture and Latin American art. The Seventh Edition now builds a bridge to the digital world with a CD-ROM containing feature artist interviews included free with each copy of the text.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments 4
PART ONE Art is... 1(38)
The Nature of Art
2(13)
What Is Art?
2(1)
Is Art a Necessity?
3(2)
Purposes and Functions of Art
5(10)
Biography: Jazz, Memory, and Metaphor
11(4)
Romare Bearden
Awareness, Creativity, and Communication
15(24)
Visual Thinking
15(1)
Perception and Awareness
15(1)
Looking and Seeing
16(2)
Aesthetics, Art, and Beauty
18(2)
Art and Experience
20(1)
Creativity
20(3)
Essay: Early Encounters with the Artist Within
21(2)
Untrained and Folk Artists
23(3)
Trained Artists
26(1)
Visual Communication
26(1)
Art and Appearances
26(5)
Form and Content
31(1)
Seeing and Responding to Form
32(3)
Biography: A Personal Vision
34(1)
Georgia O'Keeffe
Iconography
35(4)
Artists at Work
38(1)
Carlos Fresquez
PART TWO The Language of Visual Experience 39(72)
Visual Elements
40(32)
Line
41(3)
Shape
44(2)
Mass
46(3)
Biography: Going Beyond Tradition
48(1)
Henry Moore
Space
49(7)
Time and Motion
56(3)
Artists at Work: Jones and Ginzel
57(2)
Light
59(3)
Color
62(7)
Texture
69(3)
Principles of Design
72(19)
Unity and Variety
72(3)
Balance
75(5)
Emphasis and Subordination
80(1)
Directional Forces
80(2)
Contrast
82(1)
Repetition and Rhythm
82(2)
Scale and Proportion
84(4)
Design Summary
88(3)
Biography: Expression Is Foremost
90(1)
Henri Matisse
Style
91(13)
Cultural Style
92(1)
Period Style
93(2)
Regional Style
95(2)
Group Style
97(2)
Personal Style
99(5)
Biography: Art as Social Conscience
101(2)
Kathe Kollwitz
Biography: Found Joy as Source
103(1)
Louise Nevelson
Evaluation and Criticism
104(7)
Evaluation
104(3)
Art Criticism
107(4)
Biography: A Discriminating Eye
109(1)
Robert Hughes
Essay: On Visiting and Art Museum
110(1)
PART THREE Two-Dimensional Arts 111(82)
Drawing
112(14)
Biography: A Life's Work in Ten Years
117(1)
Vincent van Gogh
Purposes of Drawing
118(3)
Dry Media
121(3)
Liquid Media
124(2)
Painting
126(13)
Watercolory
127(3)
Tempera
130(1)
Oil
130(3)
Acrylic
133(1)
Encaustic
134(1)
Fresco
135(4)
Essay: Art as Activism: The Great Wall of Los Angeles
137(2)
Printmaking
139(14)
Relief
140(2)
Intaglio
142(4)
Lithography
146(4)
Screenprinting
150(1)
Current Directions
151(2)
Essay: Handmade Originals in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction
152(1)
Camera Arts and Computer Imaging
153(30)
Photography
153(12)
Biography: ``A Photographer at My Very Core:''
162(3)
Margaret Bourke-White
Film: The Moving Image
165(10)
Television and Video
175(2)
Digital Art Forms
177(6)
Artists at Work
181(1)
James Johnson
Essay: The Digital Revolution in the Art World
182(1)
Graphic Design and Illustration
183(10)
Design Disciplines
183(1)
Graphic Design
184(6)
Illustration
190(3)
PART FOUR: Three-Dimensional Arts 193(60)
Sculpture
194(18)
Freestanding and Relief-Sculpture
197
Methods and Materials
196(9)
Artists at Work
197(8)
Scott Chamberlin
Kinetic Sculpture
205(2)
Biography: Art That Moves
206(1)
Alexander Calder
Mixed Media
207(2)
Installations and Site-Specific Sculpture
209(3)
Clay, Glass, Metal, Wood, Fiber
212(17)
Clay
213(5)
Biography: Shaping Her People's Heritage: Nampeyo
215(3)
Glass
218(1)
Metal
218(3)
Wood
221(1)
Fiber
222(7)
Biography: Stitched into History
228(1)
Faith Ringgold
Architecture and Environmental Design
229(24)
Architecture
229(21)
Biography: Deconstructing a Building
245(4)
Zaha Hadid
Biography: Radical Innovator
249(1)
Frank Lloyd Wright
Environmental Design
250(3)
Essay: Where We Line
252(1)
PART FIVE Art as Cultural Heritage 253(118)
Prehistoric to Early Civilization
254(7)
The Paleolithic Period
255(3)
The Neolithic Period
258(2)
The Beginnings of Civilization
260(1)
Ancient Through Medieval in the Middle East and Europe
261(25)
Mesopotamia
261(2)
Egypt
263(3)
Greece
266(5)
Rome
271(3)
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
274(5)
The Middle Ages in Europe
279(7)
Renaissance and Baroque, Europe
286(28)
The Renaissance
286(16)
Biography: The Artist as Scientist
293(1)
Leonardo da Vinci
Biography: Temperamental Genius
294(8)
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Baroque
302(12)
Biography: Insight and Compassion
306(4)
Rembrandt van Rijn
Essay: Where Were the Women?
310(2)
Essay: The Uphill Battle of Art Restoration
312(2)
Traditional Arts of Asia
314(27)
India
314(7)
Southeast Asia
321(3)
China
324(10)
Biography: ``Strange and Great:'' Bada Shanren
333(1)
Japan
334(7)
The Islamic World
341(8)
Arab Lands
342(1)
Spain
343(1)
Persia
344(1)
India: The Mughal Empire
345(4)
Biography: Islam's Greatest Architect: Sinan
348(1)
Africa, Oceania, and The Americas
349(22)
Africa
349(7)
Oceania and Australia
356(4)
Native North America
360(6)
Biography: Warrior, Captive, and Artist
365(1)
Howling Wolf
Pre-Columbian Central and South America
366(5)
Essay: On Returning Cultural Property: Whose Culture: Whose Property?
370(1)
PART SIX The Modern World 371(124)
Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
372(32)
Neoclassicism
372(2)
Romanticism
374(4)
Photography
378(2)
Realism
380(7)
Biography: Flouting Social Conventions
383(4)
Rosa Bonheur
Impressionism
387(6)
Biography: Devoted to Light
389(4)
Claude Monet
The Post-Impressionist Period
393(11)
Biography: Nature as Source
396(5)
Paul Cezanne
Biography: Struggling Idealist
401(3)
Paul Gauguin
Early Twentieth Century
404(18)
Toward Abstraction
404(4)
Essay: A Judge Confronts Abstract Sculpture: Brancusi vs the United States
407(1)
The Fauves and Expressionism
408(4)
Cubism
412(6)
Biography: Restless Creativity
417(1)
Pablo Picasso
The Modern Spirit in America
418(2)
Futurism and the Celebration of Motion
420(2)
Between World Wars
422(21)
Dada
422(3)
Fantasy and Metaphysics
425(1)
Surrealism
426(4)
Biography: Compelling Autobiographer
429(1)
Frida Kahlo
The Influence of Cubism
430(2)
Building a New Societhy
432(3)
Political Protest
435(5)
Biography: Painting for the People
438(2)
Diego Rivera
American Painting
440(3)
Accelerated Change: Modern Art After 1945
443(30)
Abstract Expressionism and Related Art
443(6)
Photography and Architecture at Mid-Century
449(2)
Neo-Dada
451(3)
Biography: Art and Ordinary Life
452(2)
Robert Rauschenberg
Events and Happenings
454(1)
Pop Art
455(4)
Minimal and Hard-Edge
459(2)
Conceptual Art
461(1)
Site Works and Earthworks
461(3)
Installations and Environments
464(1)
Early Feminism
465(3)
Performance Art
468(1)
Artists at Work: Meirle Ukeles
469(1)
Photorealist Painting and Superrealist Sculpture
469(4)
Essay: Who Wants to Censor?
472(1)
Recent Diversity
473(22)
Postmodern Architecture
474(2)
Painting
476(3)
Photography
479(2)
Sculpture
481(2)
Public Art
483(2)
Artists at Work
485(1)
R. M. Fischer
Issue-Oriented Art
485(4)
The Global Present
489(6)
Timeline 495(4)
Glossary 499(7)
Pronunciation Guide 506(2)
Notes 508(3)
Suggested Readings 511(2)
Suggested Websites 513(2)
Index 515


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