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Foundations of Art and Design

ISBN-10: 0495102628

ISBN-13: 9780495102625

Edition: 2008

Authors: Lois Fichner-Rathus

List price: $151.95
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FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN has a logical and structured organization, moving from micro to macro topics, enabling students to build on ideas and concepts of design, and better understand the material. The author has written a book flexible and visual enough to suit any design course and every design student. Hundreds of examples of contemporary and classic art reflect the world students inhabit, and along with the book's unique visual glossaries, make this text an ideal foundation of design principles.
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture. She has authored grants, contributed to books, curated exhibitions, published articles in professional journals, and exhibited her large-format photographic prints. She is also the author of UNDERSTANDING ART, Tenth Edition, and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She resides in New York.

The Creative Impulse
Line
Shape
Value
Color
Texture
Space
Time and Motion
Unity and Variety
Emphasis and Focal Point
Balance and Rhythm
Scale and Proportion
Visual Glossary of Style
Visual Glossary of Mediums