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For one semester courses in Art Appreciation. A World of Artteaches students how artists create by helping them understand that creativity starts with critical thinking. By guiding students through a rich array of aesthetic elements and artistic media, along with an overview of art history, this text encourages students to develop an appreciation for a diverse range of art. Author Henry M. Sayre demystifies the creative process by showing how artists use critical thinking and problem solving to create great works of art. Studying art also requires critical thinking and problem solving, and this text shows students how to use these skills to understand and explore the world of art.
Table of Contents
|The Visual World: Understanding the Art you See|
|A World of Art|
|Developing Visual Literacy|
|The Themes of Art|
|Seeing the Value in Art|
|The Formal Elements and Their Design: Describing the Art you See|
|Light and Color|
|Other Formal Elements|
|The Principles of Design|
|The Fine Arts Media: Learning How Art is Made|
|The Camera Arts|
|Other Three-Dimensional Media|
|The Visual Arts in Everyday Life: Recognizing the Art of Design|
|The Visual Record: Placing the Arts in Historical Context|
|The Ancient World|
|The Christian Era|
|The Renaissance Through the Baroque|
|The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries|
|The Twentieth Century|
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