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    Making and Meaning of Art

    ISBN-10: 0131779192
    ISBN-13: 9780131779198
    Author(s): Laurie Schneider Adams, Laurence King Publishing Limited Staff
    Description: Through interviews with contemporary artists, engaging discussion of the purposes of art and an accessible writing style, this book helps the readers connect the making and meaning of art in a way no other book does. Adams, The Making and Meaning of  More...
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    Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 592
    Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
    Weight: 4.048
    Language: English

    Through interviews with contemporary artists, engaging discussion of the purposes of art and an accessible writing style, this book helps the readers connect the making and meaning of art in a way no other book does. Adams, The Making and Meaning of Art teaches that art is not just in museums and demystifies the creative process, so that readers can appreciate the relevance of art in their own lives.

    Creating and Defining Works of Art
    What is Art?
    Brancusi v. United States Art Takes Many Forms
    Variations on the Imagery of Birds and Flight Controversy and Changing Views of Art Michelangelo Manet Box
    Look: Self-Portraits by Rembrandt and Picasso Censorship and the Arts 1937
    Hitler's Exhibition of Degenerate Arte 1989
    Mapplethorpe Goes to Cincinnati Looking at Art Glossary
    The Creative Impulse Gods as Artists/Artists as Gods Creative Thinking and Visual Metaphor Art Inspired by Nature and the Environment Box
    Look: Gerome's Pygmalion and Galatea The Natural Landscape The Urban Landscape The Psychological Landscape: Dream and Myth Glossary
    Purposes of Art
    Cultural Purpose of Art Portraits and Self-Portraits Commemoration and Documentation Commemoration and Religion Box
    Look: Illuminating the Word of God
    The Healing Power of Religious Imagery Political Purposes of Art
    Art as Political and Social Protest
    The Art of Communication Glossary
    Decorating Ourselves and Our Environment
    Personal Decoration Going to War Decorating Our Personal Spaces Decorating Walls and Floors Household Objects Furniture Design
    Chairs and Thrones Box
    Look: Utility or Art Decorating our Public Spaces Decorating our Means of Travel Glossary
    The Artist's Visual Language
    The Visual Elements of Art Line
    Lines Used to Create Shape and Mass
    Lines Used to Create Light and Dark Implied Lines
    Lines Used to Create Emotional Expression Space
    One-Point Perspective
    Two-Point and Multiple-Point Perspective
    Atmospheric Perspective Isometric Perspective
    Absence of Perspective in Ancient Egypt Shape and Mass in Sculpture
    Texture Actual Texture in Sculpture
    Implied and Actual Texture in Painting Time
    Time and Motion
    Time and Space in Renaissance Painting Light and Color Expressive
    Qualities of Light and Color Symbolic
    Meanings of Light and Color Light as the Source of Color
    The Visible Spectrum
    The Color Wheel Physical Properties of Color

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