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Prebles' Artforms

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Pub. Date:
9/24/2013
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Summary

We form art. Art forms us.

 

The title of this book has a dual meaning. As humans form works of art, we are in turn formed by what we create. The art world constantly evolves, as today’s artists interpret, challenge, and ultimately create the world around them. The 11th edition of Prebles’ Artforms reflects this dynamic environment; it is one of the most exhaustive revisions in the book’s history. Three recent trends drive this edition: changing pedagogical needs, new scholarly research, and recent creativity by artists around the world.

 

MyArtsLab is an integral part of the Prebles' Artforms program. Engaging activities and assessment provide a teaching and learning system that helps students experience and interact with art. Key learning tools include ART 21 videos, Studio Technique videos, and our hallmark Closer Look tours of works of art.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It:

  • Personalizes Learning with MyArtsLab: The new MyArtsLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning.
  • Provides Thematic Exploration: Help students explore the reasons for creating art, the motivation for individual artists, and how art impacts its audience.
  • Emphasizes Critical Thinking: Chapter opening-Thinking Ahead questions encourage students to focus and think critically about the issues to come.
  • Focuses on Art Today: More than 175 new images reflect the author’s view that contemporary art provides the best path to art appreciation because of its currency and global nature.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab search for ISBN-10: 020598112 / ISBN-13: 9780205968114. This package includes: ISBN-10: 0205206565 / ISBN-13: 9780205206568 NEW MyArtsLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card and ISBN-10: 0205968112 / ISBN-13: 9780205968114 Prebles’ Artforms.


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Author Biography

Patrick Frank has taught in many higher education environments, from rural community colleges to private research universities. His recent scholarly work has focused on Latin American graphic arts. He is author of Posada’s Broadsheets: Mexican Popular Imagery 1890–1910 and Los Artistas del Pueblo: Prints and Workers’ Culture in Buenos Aires (University of New Mexico Press). He has curated five exhibitions of Latin American prints. He has also edited a volume of artists’ writings, Readings in Latin American Modern Art (Yale University Press). He served as collaborating author for the modern section of Marilyn Stokstad’s Art History (third edition). He earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is currently teaching the History of Modern Latin American Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif. He lives in the seaside community of Venice.

Table of Contents

In This Section

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Detailed Table of Contents

 


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PART ONE: THE LANGUAGE OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE

Chapter 1. The Nature of Art and Creativity

Chapter 2. The Purposes and Functions of Art

Chapter 3. The Visual Elements

 

PART TWO: THE MEDIA OF ART

Chapter 4. The Principles of Design

Chapter 5. Evaluating Art

Chapter 6. Drawing

Chapter 7. Painting

Chapter 8. Printmaking

Chapter 9. Photography

Chapter 10. Moving Images: Film and Digital Arts

Chapter 11. Design Disciplines

Chapter 12. Sculpture

Chapter 13. Craft Media: Flirting with Function

Chapter 14. Architecture

 

PART THREE: ART AS CULTURAL HERITAGE

Chapter 15. From The Earliest Art to the Bronze Age

Chapter 16. The Classical and Medieval West

Chapter 17. Renaissance and Baroque Europe

Chapter 18. Traditional Arts of Asia

Chapter 19. The Islamic World

Chapter 20. Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

 

PART FOUR: THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 21. Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Chapter 22. Early Twentieth Century

Chapter 23. Between World Wars

Chapter 24. Postwar Modern Movements

 

PART FIVE: THE POSTMODERN WORLD

Chapter 25. Postmodernity and Global Art


DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PART ONE: THE LANGUAGE OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE

Chapter 1. The Nature of Art and Creativity

What is Art?

What is Creativity?

Art and Reality

Looking and Seeing

Form and Content

 

Chapter 2. The Purposes and Functions of Art

Art for Delight

Art as Commentary

Art in Worship and Ritual

Art for Commemoration

Art for Persuasion

Art as Self-Expression

 

Chapter 3. The Visual Elements

Line

Shape

Mass

Space

Time and Motion

Light53

Color

Texture

 

PART TWO: THE MEDIA OF ART

Chapter 4. The Principles of Design

Unity and Variety

Balance

Emphasis and Subordination

Directional Forces

Contrast

Repetition and Rhythm

Scale and Proportion

Design Summary

 

Chapter 5. Evaluating Art

Evaluation

Art Criticism

What Makes Art Great?

Evaluating Art with Words

Censorship: The Ultimate Evaluation

 

Chapter 6. Drawing

The Drawing Process

Purposes of Drawing

Tools and Techniques

Comics and Graphic Novels

Contemporary Approaches

 

Chapter 7. Painting

Ingredients and Surfaces

Watercolor

Fresco

Encaustic

Tempera

Oil

Acrylic

Contemporary Approaches

 

Chapter 8. Printmaking

Purposes of Printmaking

Relief

Intaglio

Lithography

Stencil and Screenprinting

Contemporary Approaches

 

Chapter 9. Photography

The Evolution and Photography

Photography as an Art Form

Photography and Social Change

Color Photography

Pushing the Limits

The Digital Revolution

 

Chapter 10. Moving Images: Film and Digital Arts

Film: The Moving Image

Television and Video

Digital Art Forms

 

Chapter 11. Design Disciplines

Graphic Design

Motion Graphics

Interactive Design

Product Design

 

Chapter 12. Sculpture

Freestanding and Relief Sculpture

Methods and Materials

Kinetic Sculpture

Mixed Media

Installations and Site-Specific Art

 

Chapter 13. Craft Media: Flirting with Function

Clay

Class

Metal

Wood

Fiber

 

Chapter 14. Architecture

An Art and A Science

Traditional Methods and Materials

Modern Materials and Methods

Designing with Nature

Contemporary Approaches

 

PART THREE: ART AS CULTURAL HERITAGE

Chapter 15. From The Earliest Art to the Bronze Age

The Paleolithic Period

The Neolithic Period

The Beginnings of Civilization Mesopotamia

Egypt

 

Chapter 16. The Classical and Medieval West

Greece

Rome

Early Christian and Byzantine Art

The Middle Ages in Europe

Baroque

 

Chapter 17. Renaissance and Baroque Europe

The Renaissance

Rococo

 

Chapter 18. Traditional Arts of Asia

India

Southeast Asia

China

Japan

 

Chapter 19. The Islamic World

Arab Lands

Spain

Persia

India: The Mughal Empire

 

Chapter 20. Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

Africa Oceania and Australia

Native North America

Pre-Conquest Central and South America

 

PART FOUR: THE MODERN WORLD

Chapter 21. Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Neoclassicism

Romanticism

Photography

Realism

Impressionism

The Post-Impressionist Period

 

Chapter 22. Early Twentieth Century

The Fauves and Expressionism

Cubism

Towards Abstract Sculpture

The Modern Spirit in America

Futurism and the Celebration of Motion

 

Chapter 23. Between World Wars

Dada

Surrealism

Expanding on Cubism

Building a New Society

Political Expressions

Latin American Modernism

American Regionalism

African-American Modernists

Organic Abstraction

 

Chapter 24. Postwar Modern Movements

The New York School

Architecture at Mid-Century

Assemblage

Events and Happenings

Pop Art

Minimal Art

Conceptual Art

Site-Specific Works and Earthwords

Installations and Environments

Early Feminism

Performance Art

 

PART FIVE:: THE POSTMODERN WORLD

Chapter 25. Postmodernity and Global Art

Postmodern Architecture

Painting

Photography

Sculture

Public Art

Issue-Oriented Art

Street Art

The Global Present

 



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