Making and Meaning of Art

ISBN-10: 0131779192

ISBN-13: 9780131779198

Edition: 2007

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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 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.

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List price: $226.20
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.092
Language: English

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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