Prebles' Artforms An Introduction to the Visual Arts

ISBN-10: 0131930818
ISBN-13: 9780131930810
Edition: 8th 2006
List price: $119.33
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Book details

List price: $119.33
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
CD
Art is
The Nature of Art
What Is Art?
The Need To Be Creative
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 in the World: Early Encounters with the Artist Within
Art and Experience
Creativity
Untrained and Folk Artists
Trained Artists
Visual Communication
Art and Appearances
Form and Content
Seeing and Responding to Form
Biography: A Personal Vision: Georgia OKeeffe
Iconography
Artists at Work: Carlos Fresquez
The Language of Visual Experience
Visual Elements
Line
Shape
Mass
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
Evaluating Art
Evaluation
Art Criticism
Biography: Art into Words: Peter Plagens
Art in the World: Visiting It
The Media of Art
Drawing
Biography: A Lifes Work in Ten Years: Vincent van Gogh
Purposes of Drawing
Dry Media
Liquid Media
Contemporary Approaches
Painting
Watercolor
Tempera
Oil
Acrylic
Encaustic
Fresco
Art in the World: Art as Activism: The Great Wall of Los Angeles
Printmaking
Intaglio
Lithography
Current Directions
Art in the World: 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
Art in the World: The Digital Revolution in the Art World
Graphic Design and Illustration
Design Disciplines
Graphic Design
Biography: Design Between the Eyes: Chaz Maviyane-Davies
Illustration
Sculpture
Freestanding and Relief Sculpture
Methods and Materials
Artists at Work: Scott Chamberlin
Kinetic Sculpture
Installations
Clay, Glass, Metal, Wood, Fiber
Clay
Biography: Shaping Her Peoples 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
Green Building
Industrial Design
Art as Cultural Heritage
From the Earliest Art to the Bronze Age
The Paleolithic Period
The Neolithic Period
The Beginnings of Civilization
Mesopotamia
Egypt
The Classical and Medieval West
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 270

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