Public Art

Public Art

by Meryl Loonin

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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The Eye on Art series is intended to assist readers in understanding the various roles of art in society; each volume offers an in-depth exploration of a major artistic movement, medium, figure, or profession.; This new title in Lucent's Eye on Art series explores the genre of Public Art. The title discusses art in nontraditional settings and accessible to all people. The book talks about the history and development of public art, and focuses on several differen; The creative impulse is an ancient and enduring feature of human expression. Art serves many purposes: to beautify, record, reflect, enlighten, and celebrate our existence. Eye on Art examines the rich and varied world of art. Major art movements, the art

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420509175
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/17/2014
Series: Eye on Art Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction: Art for Everyone 8

Chapter 1 Evolving Ideas of Public Art 12

Chapter 2 Public Art in the City 29

Chapter 3 A New Way of Remembering the Past 45

Chapter 4 Destination Public Art 62

Chapter 5 Public Art with a Social Message 78

Notes 95

Glossary 97

For More Information 98

Index 100

Picture Credits 104

About the Author 104

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