Art Past, Art Present

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-25
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Authoritative and substantive-yetaccessible-Art Past, Art Present, 6 th editionlooks at the historical and cultural contexts of art works and architecture around the world from prehistoric times to the 20th century. The authors recognized the need for an easy-to-use format that is accessible for both teachers and students. Each topic inArt Past, Art Presentis organized into two- and four-page units and provides a clear and concise treatment of a select number of artworks, making it easier for instructors to focus on what is important and for students to learn.

Table of Contents

Getting Startedp. xii
Experiencing Artp. 1
Experiencing Artp. 2
How to Experience Artp. 3
Viewing Artp. 4
Understanding Stylep. 4
Art, Time, and the Cycles of Lifep. 4
Analyzing Three Works 6 Analyzing Artp. 8
Analyzing Architecturep. 8
Analyzing Sculpturep. 12
Analyzing Ritual Artp. 14
Analyzing Installation Artp. 14
Analyzing Painting and Related Mediap. 15
The Artist in Historyp. 18
prehistoric Artp. 21
Introduction to Prehistoric Artp. 22
The Paleolithic Periodp. 22
The Discovery of Paleolithic Paintingp. 23
Paleolithic Artp. 23
The Neolithic Periodp. 25
Neolithic Art and Architecturep. 25
Prehistoric Art and the Prehistoric Artistp. 28
Points of contact Prehistoric Figurines of Womenp. 29
Theme Ritual and Artp. 30
ancient Artp. 33
Introduction to Ancient Artp. 34
Historyp. 35
Art of Ancient Societiesp. 36
Art past/art present The Concept of the The Ancient Artistp. 37
Classical in the Westp. 36
Points of contact Greek Artists/Scythian
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