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McGraw-Hill Museum-Goer's Guide

McGraw-Hill Museum-Goer's Guide - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0070387317

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ISBN13: 978-0070387317
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2000
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McGraw-Hill Museum-Goer's Guide - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0070387317

Richard Wink and Richard J. Phipps

ISBN13: 978-0070387317
ISBN10: 0070387311
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 00
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Designed as a primer for the museum or gallery visit required in many introductory art courses, this book is a combination reference, workbook, directory, and notepad. It is available in a discount package with McGraw-Hill art textbooks or separately.

Author Bio

Wink, Richard : Ohio State University, Mansfield--Emeritus


Phipps, Richard J. : Capital University Emeritus

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: MUSEUM PROFILE

Exploring an Art Museum
A Brief History
Museum as Art Works
What is an Art Museum?
Museum Organization
Acquisition
Preservation
Education
Display
Types of Art Found in Museums
Dealing with Abstract Art

CHAPTER 2: PROFILE OF A VISIT

Museum Protocol
Techniques of Looking and Seeing
Visual Analysis Guide
Identification
Formal Elements
The Cultural Context
Expressive Qualities
Taking Notes and Sketching
Sketching in Value and Color
Sketching Textures

CHAPTER 3: THE MUSEUM VISIT

1. Labels
2. You Name It.
3. Frames and Bases.
4. Is Bigger Better?
5. Art That Tells a Story.
6. Nudes.
7. Unappeling Art.
8. Music Hath Charms.
9. The Fourth Estate.
10. Understanding the Elements.
11. Shaping Space.
12. A New Perspective.
13. Motion and Change.
14. Portraits.
15. Still Lifes, Landscapes, and Seascapes.
16. Art and Religion.
17. Symbols and Icons.
18. Reacting to Cultural Diversity.
19. The Picture Within.
20. A Scavenger Hunt.

CHAPTER 4: BRINGING THE MUSEUM HOME

Making Art
1. You Name It.
2. Frames and Bases.
3. Is Bigger Better?
4. Art That Tells a Story.
5. Nudes.
6. Music Hath Charms.
7. The Fourth Estate.
8. Understanding the Elements.
9. Shaping Space.
10. A New Perspective.
11. Another New Perspective.
12. Portraits.
13. Still Lifes, Landscapes, and Seascapes.
14. Art and Religion.
15. The Picture Within.

Glossary
End Notes
Suggestions for Further Reading
Art Museum in North America
Notes and Sketches
Index

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