x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Artforms An Introduction to the Visual Arts

ISBN-10: 0131830902
ISBN-13: 9780131830905
Edition: 7th 2004 (Revised)
List price: $88.60
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $88.60
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/2/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 525
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 4.136
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Discovering Art CD-Rom - An Overview
Art is
The Nature of Art
What Is Art?
Is Art a Necessity?
Purposes and Functions of Art
Biography: Jazz, Memory, and Metaphor: Romare Bearden
Awareness, Creativity, and Communication
Visual Thinking
Perception and Awareness
Looking and Seeing
Aesthetics, Art, and Beauty
Art and Experience
Creativity
Essay: Early Encounters with the Artist Within
Untrained and Folk Artists
Trained Artists
Visual Communication
Art and Appearances
Form and Content
Seeing and Responding to Form
Biography: A Personal Vision: Georgia O'Keeffe
Iconography
Artists at Work: Carlos Fresquez
The Language of Visual Experience
Visual Elements
Line
Shape
Mass
Biography: Going Beyond Tradition: Henry Moore
Space
Time and Motion
Artists at Work: Jones and Ginzel
Light
Color
Texture
Principles of Design
Unity and Variety
Balance
Emphasis and Subordination
Directional Forces
Contrast
Repetition and Rhythm
Scale and Proportion
Design Summary
Biography: Expression Is Foremost: Henri Matisse
Style
Cultural Style
Period Style
Regional Style
Group Style
Personal Style
Biography: Art as Social Conscience: Kathe Kollwitz
Biography: Found Joy as Source: Louise Nevelson
Evaluation and Criticism
Evaluation
Art Criticism
Biography: A Discriminating Eye: Robert Hughes
Essay: On Visiting an Art Museum
Two-Dimensional Arts
Drawing
Biography: A Life's Work in Ten Years: Vincent van Gogh
Purposes of Drawing
Dry Media
Liquid Media
Painting
Watercolor
Tempera
Oil
Acrylic
Encaustic
Fresco
Essay: Art as Activism: The Great Wall of Los Angeles
Printmaking
Relief
Intaglio
Lithography
Screenprinting
Current Directions
Essay: Handmade Originals in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Camera Arts and Computer Imaging
Photography
Biography: "A Photographer at My Very Core:" Margaret Bourke-White
Film: The Moving Image
Television and Video
Digital Art Forms
Artists at Work: James Johnson
Essay: The Digital Revolution in the Art World
Graphic Design and Illustration
Design Disciplines
Graphic Design
Illustration
Three-Dimensional Arts
Sculpture
Freestanding and Relief Sculpture
Methods and Materials
Artists at Work: Scott Chamberlin
Kinetic Sculpture
Biography: Art That Moves: Alexander Calder
Mixed Media
Installations and Site-Specific Sculpture
Clay, Glass, Metal, Wood, Fiber
Clay
Biography: Shaping Her People's Heritage: Nampeyo
Glass
Metal
Wood
Fiber
Biography: Stitched into History: Faith Ringgold
Architecture and Environmental Design
Architecture
Biography: Deconstructing a Building: Zaha Hadid
Biography: Radical Innovator: Frank Lloyd Wright
Environmental Design
Essay: Where We Live
Art as Cultural Heritage
Prehistoric to Early Civilization
The Paleolithic Period
The Neolithic Period
The Beginnings of Civilization
Ancient Through Medieval in the Middle East and Europe
Mesopotamia
Egypt
Greece
Rome
Early Christian and Byzantine Art
The Middle Ages in Europe
Renaissance and Baroque, Europe
The Renaissance
Biography: The Artist as Scientist: Leonardo da Vinci
Biography: Temperamental Genius: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Baroque
Biography: Insight and Compassion: Rembrandt van Rijn
Essay: Where Were the Women?
Essay: The Uphill Battle of Art Restoration
Traditional Arts of Asia
India
Southeast Asia
China
Biography: "Strange and Great:" Bada Shanren
Japan
The Islamic World
Arab Lands
Spain
Persia
India: The Mughal Empire
Biography: Islam's Greatest Architect: Sinan
Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Africa
Oceania and Australia
Native North America
Biography: Warrior, Captive, and Artist: Howling Wolf
Pre-Columbian Central and South America
Essay: On Returning Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property?
The Modern World
Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Neoclassicism
Romanticism
Photography
Realism
Biography: Flouting Social Conventions: Rosa Bonheur
Impressionism
Biography: Devoted to Light: Claude Monet
The Post-Impressionist Period
Biography: Nature as Source: Paul Cezanne
Biography: Struggling Idealist: Paul Gauguin
Early Twentieth Century
Toward Abstraction
Essay: A Judge Confronts Abstract Sculpture: Brancusi vs the United States
The Fauves and Expressionism
Cubism
Biography: Restless Creativity: Pablo Picasso
The Modern Spirit in America
Futurism and the Celebration of Motion
Between World Wars
Dada
Fantasy and Metaphysics
Surrealism
Biography: Compelling Autobiographer: Frida Kahlo
The Influence of Cubism
Building a New Society
Political Protest
Biography: Painting for the People: Diego Rivera
American Painting
Accelerated Change: Modern Art After 1945
Abstract Expressionism and Related Art
Photography and Architecture at Mid-Century
Neo-Dada
Biography: Art and Ordinary Life: Robert Rauschenberg
Events and Happenings
Pop Art
Minimal and Hard-Edge
Conceptual Art
Site Works and Earthworks
Installations and Environments
Early Feminism
Performance Art
Artists at Work: Meirle Ukeles
Photorealist Painting and Superrealist Sculpture
Essay: Who Wants to Censor?
Recent Diversity
Postmodern Architecture
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Public Art
Artists at Work: R. M. Fischer
Issue-Oriented Art
The Global Present
Essay: Cultural Casualties of September 11
Timeline
Glossary
Pronunciation Guide
Notes
Suggested Readings
Suggested Websites
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×