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very beautiful March 20, 2011
The book was sold as used, and I was expecting a few marks on the book. The book I received was in NEW condition. There were no markings on the book, the pages were not "dog eared", and the cover pages was still shinny. I used this for a fine arts class. It is a very nice book and has lots of pictures too look at while the professor drones on and on :D
Reality Through the Arts: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Reality Through the Artsprovides a comprehensive introduction that covers both arts history and aesthetic perception in western and non-western cultures by covering all the artistic disciplines.Two Dimensional Art; Sculpture; Architecture; Music and Opera; Literature; Theatre; Cinema; Dance.For all readers who appreciate and want to become more knowledgeable about the arts in general.
Table of Contents
|Faculty And Student Resources||p. 13|
|Using this Book||p. 14|
|Pronouncing Names And Terms||p. 18|
|The Companion Website And Accompanying Music CD||p. 18|
|Putting this Study in Context||p. 19|
|Reality Through The Arts||p. 19|
|The Arts And Ways Of Knowing||p. 19|
|What Are Art's Main Concerns?||p. 21|
|Aesthetic Communication||p. 21|
|Fine and Applied Art||p. 22|
|What Are Art's Purposes And Functions?||p. 23|
|How Should We Perceive And Respond?||p. 25|
|Applying Critical Skills||p. 25|
|Approaches To Criticism||p. 27|
|Formal Criticism||p. 27|
|Contextual Criticism||p. 29|
|Making Judgments||p. 29|
|How Can We Analyze Style?||p. 30|
|Style And Culture||p. 33|
|How Does A Style Get Its Name?||p. 33|
|Thinking Critically||p. 36|
|The Media Of The Arts|
|What Artists Use to Express ldquo;Realityrdquo;||p. 37|
|Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Photography||p. 38|
|Formal and Technical Qualities||p. 38|
|Dry Media||p. 39|
|Wet Media||p. 40|
|Mixed Media||p. 43|
|Relief Printing||p. 44|
|Planographic Processes||p. 46|
|Photography And Art||p. 48|
|Documentary Photography||p. 50|
|Photographic Techniques||p. 51|
|Profile Pablo Picasso||p. 53|
|Focal Areas||p. 59|
|Other Factors||p. 60|
|Painting & Human Reality|
|Gericault, The Raft of the ldquo;Medusardquo;||p. 61|
|Sense Stimuli||p. 62|
|Trompe Lrsquo;Oeil||p. 65|
|Sample Outline and Critical Analysis||p. 67|
|Cyber Study||p. 67|
|Important Terms||p. 67|
|Formal and Technical Qualities||p. 68|
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