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Understanding Art

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780155066113

ISBN10:
0155066110
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/8/2000
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

UNDERSTANDING ART is designed to stimulate students' interests in all aspects of the visual arts. This text has significantly impacted the way Art Appreciation courses are taught. One of the top sellers in the art appreciation marketplace, this textbook continues its long tradition of excellence in the area of art history survey. Comprehensive coverage/presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and computer arts, provide a more balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(26)
What Is Art?
3(24)
The Language of Art
27(98)
Visual Elements of Art
29(52)
Principles of Design
81(30)
Style, Form, and Content
111(14)
Two-Dimensional Media
125(82)
Drawing
127(18)
Painting
145(14)
Printmaking
159(16)
Camera and Computer Arts
175(32)
Three-Dimensional Media
207(76)
Sculpture
209(24)
Architecture
233(24)
Craft and Design
257(26)
Art Through The Ages
283(248)
The Art of the Ancients
285(26)
Classical Art: Greece and Rome
311(30)
Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedrals
341(26)
The Renaissance
367(34)
The Age of Baroque
401(26)
Modern Art
427(40)
The Twentieth Century: The Early Years
467(24)
Contemporary Art
491(40)
The World of Art
531(27)
Beyond Europe and the United States: A World of Art
533(25)
Glossary 558(12)
Index 570(10)
Photo Credits 580


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