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Understanding Art - Text Only

Understanding Art - Text Only - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-1111838300

Cover of Understanding Art - Text Only 10TH 13 (ISBN 978-1111838300)
ISBN13: 978-1111838300
ISBN10: 1111838305
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2013
International: No

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Understanding Art - Text Only - 10TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1111838300

Lois Fichner-Rathus

ISBN13: 978-1111838300
ISBN10: 1111838305
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced approach to appreciating art, incorporating coverage of masterworks from the past and present. Author Lois Fichner-Rathus combines a conversational writing style with rich images, all designed to inspire understanding of the art that surrounds you in everyday life.

Table of Contents

1. What is Art?
2. Visual Elements of Art.
3. Principles of Art.
4. Style, Form, and Content.
5. Drawing.
6. Painting.
7. Printmaking.
8. Imaging: Photography, Film, Video, and Digital Arts.
9. Sculpture.
10. Site-Specific Art.
11. Architecture.
12. Craft and Design.
13. The Art of the Ancients.
14. Classical Art: Greece and Rome.
15. The Age of Faith.
16. The Renaissance.
17. The Age of Baroque.
18. Non-Western Perspectives.
19. Modern Art.
20. The Twentieth Century: The Early Years.
21. The Twentieth Century: Post-War to Postmodern.
22. Art in the Twenty-First Century: A Global Perspective. 

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