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Visual artsguide : a basic and cyber sourcebook

Print Book, English, 2002
Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002
xiv, 239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
9780130416131, 0130416134
What does art do
How is art put together
Can we see in two dimensions: drawing, painting, and printmaking
Can we handle three dimensions: sculpture and decorative arts and crafts
Getting next to structures: architecture
The flicker of camera art: photography and cinema
From order and restraint to spirituality: Greek classical, hellenistic, Roman classical, Byzantine, Islamic, romanesque, and gothic art
From rebirth to rationalism: renaissance to enlightenment, c.1400-c. 1800
Fragmenting images, emotions, and individualism: romanticism, realism, impressionism, postimpressionism, and art noveau, c. 1800-c. 1900
Viva innovation and experimentation: an explosion of art in the early to mid-twentieth century, c. 1900-c. 1960
Pluralism in a postmodern world: c. 1960-present
Conclusion: applying critical thought