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Humanities through The Arts

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Edition:
6th
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9780072407099

ISBN10:
0072407093
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Pub. Date:
5/22/2003
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Summary

Humanities through the Artsis intended for introductory-level, interdisciplinary courses offered across the curriculum in the Humanities, Philosophy, Art, English, Music, and Education departments. Arranged topically by art form from painting, sculpture, photography, and architecture to literature, music, theater, film, and dance. This beautifully illustrated text helps students learn how to actively engage a work of art. The new sixth edition retains the popular focus on the arts as an expression of cultural and personal values.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Part I Fundamentals
1(68)
The Humanities: An Introduction
3(18)
The Humanities: A Study of Values
3(2)
Taste
5(2)
Responses to Art
7(6)
Perception Key: Echo of a Scream
7(2)
Perception Key: Siqueiros and Blume
9(2)
Perception Key: Guernica
11(1)
Perception Key: Composition in White, Black, and Red
12(1)
Structure and Artistic Form
13(1)
Perception Key: The Eternal City
14(1)
Perception
14(2)
Perception Key: ``l(a''
15(1)
Abstract Ideas and Concrete Images
16(3)
Perception Key: ``Piano And Drums''
17(1)
Perception Key: ``Africa''
18(1)
Summary
19(1)
Bibliography
19(1)
Internet Resources
20(1)
What Is a Work of Art?
21(32)
Identifying Art Conceptually
22(1)
Perception Key: Identifying a Work of Art
22(1)
Identifying Art Perceptually
22(1)
Artistic Form
23(4)
Perception Key: Goya and Adams
27(1)
Participation
27(4)
Participation and Artistic Form
31(2)
Content
33(2)
Perception Key: Goya and Adams Revisited
35(1)
Subject Matter
35(1)
Subject Matter and Artistic Form
36(1)
Participation, Artistic Form, and Content
37(1)
Perception Key: Adams, Carter, and Goya
38(1)
Artistic Form: Examples
38(7)
Perception Key: Comic Strips and Lichtenstein's Transformations (Figures 2-7 through 2-16)
40(1)
Perception Key: Comic Strip and Lichtenstein's Transformations, Pair 2
41(2)
Perception Key: Comic Strips and Lichtenstein's Transformations, Pairs 3, 4, and 5
43(1)
Perception Key: I Can See the Whole Room ... and There's Nobody In It! (Figure 2-7)
44(1)
Subject Matter and Content
45(5)
Perception Key: The Female Nude
50(1)
Summary
50(1)
Bibliography
51(1)
Internet Resources
52(1)
Being a Critic of the Arts
53(16)
You Are Already an Art Critic
53(1)
Participation and the Critic
54(1)
Kinds of Criticism
55(1)
Perception Key: Kinds of Criticism
55(1)
Descriptive Criticism
55(2)
Perception Key: Last Supper
57(1)
Detail, Regional, and Structural Relationships
57(1)
Perception Key: Detail, Regional, or Structural Dominance
57(1)
Interpretive Criticism
58(4)
Perception Key: Sullivan and Le Corbusier
59(1)
Perception Key: Dickinson's Poem
60(2)
Evaluative Criticism
62(3)
Perception Key: Evaluative Criticism 1
62(2)
Perception Key: Evaluative Criticism 2
64(1)
Perception Key: Censorship
64(1)
Summary
65(1)
Bibliography
66(1)
Internet Resources
67(2)
Part II The Arts
69(312)
Painting
71(42)
Perception Key: Your Visual Powers
71(2)
The Media of Painting
73(1)
Tempera
73(2)
Fresco
75(1)
Oil
76(3)
Watercolor
79(1)
Acrylic
79(1)
Other Media
79(1)
Pigment and Binders
80(1)
Elements of Painting
80(1)
Line
80(6)
Perception Key: Goya, Frankenthaler, and Cezanne
85(1)
Perception Key: Fan K'uan
85(1)
Color
86(2)
Perception Key: Color and Light
88(1)
Texture
88(1)
Perception Key: Texture
88(1)
Composition
89(1)
Principles
89(1)
Perception Key: Principles of Composition
90(1)
Techniques
90(1)
Space and Shapes
90(2)
Perception Key: Composition
91(1)
The Clarity of Painting
92(1)
Perception Key: Mont Sainte-Victoire
92(1)
The ``All-at-Onceness'' of Painting
93(1)
Abstract Painting
94(2)
Perception Key: Rothko and Music
95(1)
Intensity and Restfulness
96(1)
Perception Key: Rothko and O'Keeffe
96(1)
Representational Painting
97(1)
Comparisons of Paintings
98(1)
Interpretation of the Madonna and Child
98(7)
Perception Key: Coppo, Cimabue, and Giotto
98(6)
Perception Key: Giotto and Parmigianino
104(1)
Determining the Subject Matter of a Painting
105(2)
Perception Key: Frankenthaler
105(2)
Interpretation of the Self: Frida Kahlo, Romaine Brooks, and Rembrandt van Rijn
107(3)
Perception Key: Three Self-Portraits
108(2)
Some Painting Styles of the Twentieth Century
110(1)
Summary
111(1)
Bibliography
111(1)
Internet Resources
112(1)
Sculpture
113(40)
Sculpture and Touch
113(1)
Perception Key: Experiment with Touch
113(1)
Sculpture and Density
114(1)
Sensory Interconnections
114(1)
Sculpture and Painting Compared
115(3)
Perception Key: Rothko and Arp
116(2)
Sunken-Relief Sculpture
118(1)
Low-Relief Sculpture
118(2)
High-Relief Sculpture
120(1)
Sculpture in the Round
120(4)
Perception Key: Pieta
122(2)
Sculpture and Architecture Compared
124(1)
Sensory Space
125(1)
Sculpture and the Human Body
126(1)
Perception Key: Exercise in Drawing and Modeling
127(1)
Sculpture in the Round and the Human Body
127(2)
Perception Key: Aphrodite and Venus
128(1)
Perception Key: David, Pieta, and Aphrodite
129(1)
Techniques of Sculpture
129(4)
Contemporary Sculpture
133(1)
Truth to Materials
133(2)
Perception Key: Truth to Materials
133(2)
Space Sculpture
135(4)
Perception Key: Reclining Figure, Pelagos, and Brussels Construction
136(3)
Protest against Technology
139(2)
Accommodation with Technology
141(1)
Machine Sculpture
142(1)
Perception Key: Two Lines --- Temporal I and Homage to New York
143(1)
Earth Sculpture
143(2)
Perception Key: Earth Sculpture
144(1)
Sculpture in Public Places
145(5)
Perception Key: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Tilted Arc, and the Vietnam Women's Memorial
148(2)
Summary
150(1)
Bibliography
150(1)
Internet Resources
151(2)
Architecture
153(49)
Centered Space
153(2)
Space and Architecture
155(1)
Chartres
155(3)
Living Space
158(1)
Perception Key: Buildings
158(1)
Four Necessities of Architecture
159(1)
Technical Requirements of Architecture
160(2)
Perception Key: Parthenon and Chartres
160(2)
Functional Requirements of Architecture
162(3)
Perception Key: Form, Function, Content, and Space
162(2)
Perception Key: Guggenheim Museum
164(1)
Spatial Requirements of Architecture
165(1)
Revelatory Requirements of Architecture
165(4)
Perception Key: September 11, 2001
166(2)
Perception Key: Values and Architecture
168(1)
Earth-Rooted Architecture
169(1)
Site
169(1)
Gravity
170(2)
Raw Materials
172(1)
Perception Key: Architecture and Materials
173(1)
Centrality
173(4)
Sky-Oriented Architecture
177(4)
Perception Key: Sagrada Familia
181(1)
Axis Mundi
181(2)
Defiance of Gravity
183(2)
Perception Key: Architectural Centrality
184(1)
Integration of Light
185(2)
Earth-Resting Architecture
187(1)
Earth-Dominating Architecture
188(4)
Perception Key: Palazzo Farnese
188(1)
Perception Key: The National Gallery and the New East Wing
189(1)
Perception Key: Earth-Dominating Architecture
190(2)
Combinations of Types
192(4)
Perception Key: The Palazzo Farnese and the Long Island Federal Courthouse
192(3)
Perception Key: Gehry and Eisenman
195(1)
Urban Planning
196(3)
Perception Key: City Planning
196(3)
Perception Key: Three Urban Views
199(1)
Summary
199(1)
Bibliography
200(1)
Internet Resources
201(1)
Literature
202(31)
Perception Key: Dylan Thomas
204(1)
Perception Key: ``The Lotus Eaters''
204(2)
Literary Structures
206(1)
The Narrative and the Narrator
206(2)
Perception Key: ``Piano''
207(1)
Perception Key: ``Paralytic''
208(1)
The Episodic Narrative
208(1)
The Organic Narrative
209(1)
Perception Key: ``Piano'' and ``Paralytic''
210(1)
The Quest Narrative
210(2)
Perception Key: The Quest Narrative
211(1)
The Lyric
212(6)
Perception Key: ``When I Have Fears . . .''
213(1)
Perception Key: ``Pied Beauty''
214(1)
Perception Key: ``A Noiseless Patient Spider''
215(2)
Perception Key: Varieties of Lyric
217(1)
Literary Details
218(1)
Image
218(2)
Perception Key: Conrad's Youth
218(2)
Perception Key: John Donne
220(1)
Perception Key: ``The Retired Official Yuan's High Pavilion''
220(1)
Metaphor
220(3)
Perception Key: Shakespeare's 73rd Sonnet
221(2)
Symbol
223(3)
Perception Key: ``The Sick Rose''
224(1)
Perception Key: Crime and Punishment
225(1)
Diction
226(4)
Perception Key: ``Upon Julia's Clothes''
227(1)
Perception Key: The Gettysburg Address and Diction
228(2)
Perception Key: Psalm 23
230(1)
Summary
230(1)
Bibliography
231(1)
Internet Resources
232(1)
Drama
233(27)
Imitation and Realism
233(3)
Aristotle and the Elements of Drama
236(1)
Perception Key: Shakespeare and Arthur Miller
236(1)
Soliloquy and Monologue
237(1)
Perception Key: The Soliloquy
237(1)
An Alternative Theory
238(1)
Perception Key: Hegel
238(1)
Archetypal Patterns
238(2)
Perception Key: Archetypes
240(1)
Genres of Drama: Tragedy
240(1)
The Tragic Stage
241(1)
Perception Key: The Proscenium Stage
242(1)
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
242(4)
Perception Key: Drama and Music
243(2)
Perception Key: Tragedy
245(1)
Comedy: Old and New
246(3)
Perception Key: Type Characters
247(2)
Perception Key: Old and New Comedy
249(1)
Tragicomedy: The Mixed Genre
249(1)
A Play for Study: The Rising of the Moon
250(5)
Perception Key: The Rising of the Moon
255(1)
Experimental Drama
255(3)
Perception Key: Experimental Drama
258(1)
Summary
258(1)
Bibliography
258(1)
Internet Resources
259(1)
Music
260(34)
Hearing and Listening
260(1)
Perception Key: Hearing and Listening
261(1)
The Elements of Music
261(2)
Tone
263(1)
Consonance
263(1)
Dissonance
263(1)
Rhythm
264(1)
Tempo
264(1)
Melodic Material: Melody, Theme, and Motive
264(1)
Counterpoint
265(1)
Harmony
265(1)
Dynamics
266(1)
Contrast
266(1)
The Subject Matter of Music
267(1)
Feelings
268(2)
Two Theories: Formalism and Expressionism
270(1)
Sound
271(1)
Perception Key: The Subject Matter of Music
272(1)
Tonal Center
272(2)
Perception Key: ``Swing Low, Sweet Chariot''
274(1)
Musical Structures
274(1)
Theme and Variations
274(1)
Rondo
275(1)
Fugue
275(1)
Sonata Form
276(1)
Perception Key: Sonata Form
277(1)
Fantasia
277(1)
The Symphony
278(3)
Perception Key: The Symphony
281(1)
Beethoven's Symphony in Eb Major, No. 3, Eroica
281(2)
Listening Key: The Symphony
283(8)
Perception Key: Movement I
285(2)
Perception Key: Movement II
287(1)
Perception Key: Movement III
288(2)
Perception Key: Movement IV
290(1)
Perception Key: The Eroica
290(1)
Summary
291(1)
Bibliography
292(1)
Internet Resources
293(1)
Dance
294(26)
Subject Matter of Dance
294(2)
Perception Key: Feeling and Dance
295(1)
Perception Key: Body Language and States of Mind
296(1)
Form
296(1)
Dance and Ritual
297(1)
Indian Dance
298(1)
The Zuni Rain Dance
299(1)
Perception Key: Dance and Contemporary Rituals
300(1)
Social Dance
300(1)
Country and Folk Dance
301(1)
The Court Dance
301(1)
Perception Key: Social Dance
302(1)
Ballet
302(2)
Perception Key: Narrative and Bodily Movement
304(1)
Swan Lake
304(3)
Perception Key: Swan Lake
307(1)
Modern Dance
307(3)
Perception Key: Pretext and Movement
309(1)
Alvin Ailey's Revelations
310(2)
Perception Key: Revelations
312(1)
Martha Graham
312(1)
Pilobolus Dance Company
313(1)
Mark Morris Dance Group
313(1)
Twyla Tharp
314(3)
Perception Key: Dance and Television
317(1)
Summary
317(1)
Bibliography
317(1)
Internet Resources
318(2)
Film
320(33)
The Subject Matter of Film
320(1)
Directing and Editing
321(3)
Perception Key: Techniques of Directing and Editing
324(1)
The Participative Experience and Film
324(2)
Perception Key: Film, Drama, Television, and Participation
325(1)
The Film Image
326(5)
Perception Key: Godard's Weekend
326(3)
Perception Key: Still Frames and Photography
329(2)
Camera Point of View
331(3)
Perception Key: Camera Vision
332(1)
Perception Key: Technique and Film
333(1)
Audience Response to Film
334(1)
Sound
334(2)
Perception Key: Sight and Sound
336(1)
Image and Action
336(1)
Film Structure
337(3)
Filmic Meanings
340(1)
Perception Key: Gesture
340(1)
The Context of Film History
341(1)
Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather
342(1)
The Narrative Structure of The Godfather, Parts I and II
342(2)
Coppola's Images
344(1)
Coppola's Use of Sound
345(1)
The Power of The Godfather
345(1)
James Cameron's Titanic
345(3)
Perception Key: Titanic
347(1)
Experimentation
348(2)
Perception Key: Make a Film
350(1)
Summary
350(1)
Bibliography
351(1)
Internet Resources
352(1)
Photography
353(28)
The Camera before Photography
353(1)
The Power of Representation
353(6)
Perception Key: Execution of Lady Jane Grey
354(3)
Perception Key: Photography and Art
357(2)
Photography and Painting: The Pictorialists
359(3)
Perception Key: Pictorialism and Sentimentality
362(1)
Straight Photography
362(1)
Stieglitz: Pioneer of Straight Photography
363(1)
Perception Key: The Steerage
363(1)
The F/64 Group
364(3)
Perception Key: O'Sullivan and Adams
366(1)
The Documentarists
367(5)
Perception Key: The Documentary Photographers
370(2)
The Snapshot
372(4)
Perception Key: Art and Censorship
376(1)
Color Photography
376(2)
Perception Key: The Modern Eve
378(1)
Summary
378(1)
Bibliography
379(1)
Internet Resources
379(2)
Part III Interrelationships
381(2)
The Interrelationships of the Arts
383(21)
Appropriation
383(2)
Perception Key: Opera
384(1)
Perception Key: Architecture
385(1)
Synthesis
385(3)
Perception Key: Cage, Cunningham, and Rauschenberg
385(1)
Perception Key: Music and Poetry
386(1)
Perception Key: Literature
386(1)
Perception Key: Painting and Sculpture
387(1)
Interpretation
388(1)
Film Interprets Literature: Howards End
388(3)
Perception Key: Howards End
391(1)
Music Interprets Drama: The Marriage of Figaro
391(3)
Perception Key: Beaumarchais' and Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
394(1)
Poetry Interprets Painting: The Starry Night
394(3)
Perception Key: Fagles' and Sexton's ``The Starry Night''
397(1)
Sculpture Interprets Poetry: Apollo and Daphne
397(2)
Perception Key: Ovid's The Metamorphoses and Bernini's Apollo and Daphne
399(1)
Painting Interprets Dance and Music: The Dance and Music
399(3)
Perception Key: Painting and the Interpretation of The Dance and Music
401(1)
Perception Key: Death in Venice: Three Versions
401(1)
Summary
402(1)
Bibliography
403(1)
Internet Resources
403(1)
Is It Art or Something Like It?
404(41)
Perception Key: Theories
406(1)
Illustration
407(1)
Realism
407(1)
Perception Key: Woman with a Purse
408(1)
Advertisements
408(1)
Folk Art
409(5)
Perception Key: Photography and Film
410(2)
Perception Key: Rousseau and Grandma Moses
412(2)
Popular Art
414(6)
Perception Key: Pop Art
415(1)
Perception Key: Norman Rockwell's Freedom from Want
415(2)
Perception Key: Estes and Rosenquist
417(2)
Perception Key: Christina's World
419(1)
Perception Key: Illustration and Other Arts
420(1)
Propaganda
420(1)
Perception Key: Propaganda
421(1)
Kitsch
421(2)
Perception Key: Dali and Rockwell
422(1)
Decoration
423(4)
Perception Key: Book of Kells
426(1)
Perception Key: Decoration and Realism
426(1)
Craftworks
427(2)
Perception Key: Crafts and Arts
428(1)
Perception Key: Crafts and the Other Arts
429(1)
Design
429(2)
Perception Key: Designer Responsibility
429(2)
Perception Key: Design and Other Arts
431(1)
Idea Art
431(1)
Dada
431(3)
Perception Key: Picabia and Schamberg
432(1)
Perception Key: Keith Arnatt
433(1)
Duchampism
434(2)
Perception Key: L.H.O.O.Q.
434(2)
Conceptual Art
436(2)
Perception Key: The Broken Kilometer
437(1)
Perception Key: Conceptual Art
438(1)
Performance Art
438(2)
Perception Key: ATM Piece
439(1)
Shock Art
440(1)
Perception Key: Shock Art
441(1)
Virtual Art
441(2)
Perception Key: Virtual Art
441(2)
Perception Key: Classification
443(1)
Summary
443(1)
Bibliography
443(1)
Internet Resources
444(1)
The Interrelationships of the Humanities
445(1)
The Humanities and the Sciences
445(1)
The Arts and the Other Humanities
446(1)
Conception Key: Artists and Other Humanists
446(1)
Conception Key: Other Humanists and Artists
447(1)
Perceiving and Thinking
447(1)
Conception Key: Perception and Conception
448(1)
Values
448(5)
Conception Key: Participation with Art and Values
449(1)
Conception Key: The Origin of Value
450(1)
Conception Key: Factual Value and Normative Value
451(1)
Conception Key: Value Decisions
452(1)
The Arts and History
453(1)
Conception Key: The Arts and History
453(1)
The Arts and Philosophy
453(2)
Conception Key: Ethics and the Arts
454(1)
The Arts and Theology
455(1)
Conception Key: Religious Values and the Arts
455(1)
Summary
456(1)
Bibliography
457(1)
Internet Resources
457
Glossary 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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