Gilbert's Living with Art with CD-ROM and Timeline

Gilbert's Living with Art with CD-ROM and Timeline

by Mark Getlein, Rita Gilbert

Paperback(Older Edition)

$67.75

Overview

In its fourth edition Gilbert's Living with Art won a first-place award for outstanding design and production at the 1995 New York Book Show. The new sixth edition is even more luxurious and beautiful. Not only a book about art,but also an artfully made book,Gilbert's Living with Art has earned a reputation for elegance and the highest standards of quality.
Living with Art supports student efforts to develop an appreciation of art by clearly communicating the ways one can approach various forms of expression - offering a comprehensive introduction to the visual arts from several perspectives: themes and purposes of art; the vocabulary of art; individual art media (painting,drawing,camera arts,sculpture,architecture,etc. ); and the chronological history of art. The book is rich with illustrations drawn from a wide range of artistic cultures and time periods.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072475258
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/30/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.32(w) x 11.04(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
1. Living with Art
2. What Is Art?
3. Themes and Purposes of Art
PART TWO: THE VOCABULARY OF ART
4. The Visual Elements
5. Principles of Design
PART THREE: TWO-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA
6. Drawing
7. Painting
8. Prints
9. The Camera Arts: Photography, Film, and Video
10. Graphic Design and Illustration
PART FOUR: THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA
11. Sculpture
12. Crafts
13. Architecture
PART FIVE: ARTS IN TIME
14. Ancient Mediterranean Worlds
15. Christianity and the Formation of Europe
16. The Renaissance
17. The 17th and 18th Centuries
18. Arts of Islam and of Africa
19. Arts of East Asia: India, China, and Japan
20. Arts of the Pacific and of the Americas
21. The Modern World: 1800-1945
22. Art Since 1945

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