9780495569091

Understanding Art

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780495569091

  • ISBN10:

    0495569097

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/16/2008
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $1.05
    Check/Direct Deposit: $1.00
List Price: $214.95 Save up to $194.44
  • Rent Book $20.51
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    HURRY! ONLY 3 COPIES IN STOCK AT THIS PRICE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

A market leading, cutting edge text for the art appreciation course, UNDERSTANDING ART combines its strong coverage of art history, with comprehensive coverage and presentation of the visual elements, principles of design, and media to provide a well-balanced discussion of the relevance and beauty of art and the media and methods used to produce art.

Table of Contents

Introduction
What is Art?
The Language of Art
Visual Elements of Art
Principles of Design
Style, Form and Content
Two-Dimensional Media
Drawing
Painting
Printmaking
Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts
Three-Dimensional Media
Sculpture
Site-Specific Art
Architecture
Craft and Design
Art Through the Ages
The Art of the Ancients
Classical Art: Greece and Rome
Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedral
The Renaissance
The Age of Baroque
Art beyond the West
Art in Modern and Postmodern Times
Modern Art
The Twentieth Century: The Early Years
The Twentieth Century: Post-War to Post-Modern
Art in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective
Glossary
Index Photo Credits
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review