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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
|What is Art?|
|The Language of Art|
|Visual Elements of Art|
|Principles of Design|
|Style, Form and Content|
|Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts|
|Craft and Design|
|Art Through the Ages|
|The Art of the Ancients|
|Classical Art: Greece and Rome|
|Christian Art: From Catacombs to Cathedral|
|The Age of Baroque|
|Art beyond the West|
|Art in Modern and Postmodern Times|
|The Twentieth Century: The Early Years|
|The Twentieth Century: Post-War to Post-Modern|
|Art in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective|
|Index Photo Credits|
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