Summary: Authoritative and substantive-yet ''accessible''-''Art Past, Art Present, 6th edition'' looks 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 in ''Art Past, Art Present ''is organized into two- and four-page units and provides a clear and concise treatment of a select number of artwor
ks, making it easier for instructors to focus on what is important and for students to learn.
Summary: Authoritative and substantive-yet ''accessible''-''Art Past, Art Present, 6th edition'' looks 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 in ''Art Past, Art Present ''is 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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 02/08/2008 International: No
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Getting Started xii 1. Experiencing Art 1 Experiencing Art 2 How to Experience Art 3 Viewing Art 4 Understanding Style 4 Art, Time, and the Cycles of Life 4 Analyzing Three Works 6 Analyzing Art 8 Analyzing Architecture 8 Analyzing Sculpture 12 Analyzing Ritual Art 14 Analyzing Installation Art 14 Analyzing Painting and Related Media 15 The Artist in History 18 2. prehistoric Art 21 Introduction to Prehistoric Art 22 The Paleolithic Period 22 The Discovery of Paleolithic Painting 23 Paleolithic Art 23 The Neolithic Period 25 Neolithic Art and Architecture 25 Prehistoric Art and the Prehistoric Artist 28 points of contact Prehistoric Figurines of Women 29 theme Ritual and Art 30 3. ancient Art 33 Introduction to Ancient Art 34 History 35 Art of Ancient Societies 36 art past/art present The Concept of the The Ancient Artist 37 Classical in the West 36 points of contact Greek Artists/Scythian &nb
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