9780072936698

Living with Art, +Timeline, +CC CD-ROM V2.0

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072936698

  • ISBN10:

    007293669X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/28/2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

In its fourth edition Gilbert's Living with Art won a first-place award for outstanding design and production at the 1995 New York Book Show. The new sixth edition is even more luxurious and beautiful. Not only a book about art, but also an artfully made book, Gilbert's Living with Art has earned a reputation for elegance and the highest standards of quality.Living with Art supports student efforts to develop an appreciation of art by clearly communicating the ways one can approach various forms of expression - offering a comprehensive introduction to the visual arts from several perspectives: themes and purposes of art; the vocabulary of art; individual art media (painting, drawing, camera arts, sculpture, architecture, etc.); and the chronological history of art. The book is rich with illustrations drawn from a wide range of artistic cultures and time periods.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

1. Living with Art

2. What Is Art?

3. Themes and Purposes of Art

PART TWO: THE VOCABULARY OF ART

4. The Visual Elements

5. Principles of Design

PART THREE: TWO-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA

6. Drawing

7. Painting

8. Prints

9. The Camera Arts: Photography, Film, and Video

10. Graphic Design and Illustration

PART FOUR: THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA

11. Sculpture

12. Crafts

13. Architecture

PART FIVE: ARTS IN TIME

14. Ancient Mediterranean Worlds

15. Christianity and the Formation of Europe

16. The Renaissance

17. The 17th and 18th Centuries

18. Arts of Islam and of Africa

19. Arts of East Asia: India, China, and Japan

20. Arts of the Pacific and of the Americas

21. The Modern World: 1800-1945

22. Art Since 1945

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