9780495905660

Understanding Art, Revised Printing (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495905660

  • ISBN10:

    0495905666

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/6/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Are your students as passionate about art as you are? If you're like most instructors who answered a resounding "no," this Ninth Edition of Understanding Art is the perfect means to help you jump start students' awareness and appreciation. With exceptionally balanced coverage of masterworks from the past and today's edgy new works, Understanding Art connects with students?capturing their attention with exciting images of fashion design from the runways of Paris, logos created by today's top advertising designers, and many of the cultural icons students are familiar with in their daily lives. And with the book's innovative, new "scale" feature, which is not available in any other art appreciation textbook, Lois Fichner-Rathus helps students easily visualize the true size of each work shown. THIS REPRINT ON HIGHER QUALITY PAPER HAS THE SAME CONTENT AS ISBN 0495569097 AT THE SAME PRICE.

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Comprehensive July 9, 2014
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"Who would have thought that thousands of words could be written about a painting? The painter was thinking of all of these unique aspects while painting, while still actually painting? I'm sure that Jackson Pollock was trying to convey so many messages while splattering paint on a canvas."
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Understanding Art, Revised Printing (with ArtExperience Online Printed Access Card): 4 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.

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