Loose Leaf for Living with Art

Loose Leaf for Living with Art

by Mark Getlein

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Overview

Art is part of our lives, from the monuments in our communities, to the fashions we wear and the media images we take in, to the exhibits on display in museums and galleries. It permeates our daily life. But why do we study art? How do we talk about Art?

Living with Art helps students see art in everyday life by fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of art. Taking a step further, Getlein equips students with the tools neccessary to analyze, digest, and uphold a life-long enthusiasm for art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260363890
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/07/2019
Edition description: 12th ed.
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Mark Getlein arrived in New York to pursue advanced music studies at the Juilliard School, but he quickly became equally fascinated by the city's vibrant downtown art scene and magnificent museum collections. For a decade or so he led an interesting but precarious life as a pianist and painter. As a writer and development editor, he has helped to create a series of ground-breaking college textbooks in art and literature, including Art History (Abrams, 1995), A History of Art in Africa (Abrams, 2001), The HarperCollins World Reader, The Longman Anthology of British Literature, and The Longman Anthology of World Literature. This is his fourth edition as author of Living with Art.

Table of Contents

Preface/Front Matter

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

1 Living with Art

2 What Is Art?

3 Themes 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 Camera and Computer Arts

10 Graphic Design


PART FOUR: THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA

11 Sculpture and Installation

12 Arts of Ritual and Daily Life

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 Asia: India, China, and Japan

20 Arts of the Pacific and of the Americas

21 The Modern World: 1800–1945

22 From Modern to Postmodern

23 Contemporary Art around the World 538


Pronunciation Guide 551

Suggested Readings 554

Glossary 556

Index 564



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