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Exploring Art A Global, Thematic Approach

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ISBN-10: 0495094870

ISBN-13: 9780495094876

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier

List price: $231.95
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EXPLORING ART will help you make sense of the world you live in. The authors use examples of art from many cultures to discuss things as fun as entertainment, sport, and the media and as basic as food, nature, and even life and death.
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Book details

List price: $231.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Margaret Lazzari is an Associate Professor in the School of Fine Arts at University of Southern California. She is an art critic and writer whose books include "Art and Design Fundamentals" (1991), and "The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist" (2nd Ed.). Her drawings and paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States.

Dona Schlesier is Professor of Art at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in multimedia and video from the University of Iowa. Her drawings and multimedia work have been exhibited nationally and internationally.

What Is Art? Who Makes Art? Who Uses Art?
A Human Phenomenon
The Language of Art and Architecture
Media
Deriving Meaning
Who Makes Art?
What Do We Do with Art?
Why Do We Make Art?
Survival and Beyond
Food and Shelter
Reproduction and Sexuality
Religion
Deities and Places of Worship
Mortality and Immortality
The State
Power, Politics and Glory
Social Protest/Affirmation
Self and Society
The Human Body
Race, Gender, Clan and Class
Nature, Knowledge and Technology
Art, Entertainment, Sports, and Visual Culture
Appendix
List of Illustrations
Pronunciation Guide
Glossary
Index
Credits
Bibliography CD and Web Information