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- Full title: Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, Revised, 5th Edition
- Edition: 5th
- Copyright year: 2020
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Author: Margaret Lazzari; Dona Schlesier
- ISBN: 9780357139219, 9781337909105
- Format: PDF
Description of Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, Revised, 5th Edition:
Making art relevant to everyday life, EXPLORING ART: A GLOBAL, THEMATIC APPROACH, Revised Fifth Edition provides a solid foundation of art basics and then presents art from across time and around the world through themes such as religion, power and politics, sexuality, mind and body, mortality and immortality, nature and technology, and entertainment and visual culture. “”Art Experiences”” features in every chapter and an all-new Chapter 15, “”Art in Your Life,”” draw explicit connections between art and students’ lives, illustrating how art is all around us as well as providing suggestions for interacting with art. Timelines with thumbnail images help students easily draw chronological connections between works, and detailed world maps illustrate geographical relevance. In addition to new works, the revised fifth edition offers expanded representation of contemporary artists from around the globe.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Table of Contents of Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach, Revised, 5th Edition PDF ebook:
Brief ContentsContentsPrefacePart I: Introduction to ArtChapter 1: Art and Art MakingToward a Definition of Art Art within Visual Culture About Artists Chapter 2: The Language of Art and ArchitectureFormal Elements Principles of Composition Structural Systems in Architecture Chapter 3: MediaThe Importance of MaterialsMedia in Two-Dimensional Art Methods and Media in Three-Dimensional Art Performance Technology-Based Media Chapter 4: Deriving MeaningFormal AnalysisContent Analysis The Influence of Historical Context, Physical Surroundings, and Method of Encounter Writings about Art Part II: Why Do We Make Art?Section 1: Survival and BeyondChapter 5: Food and ShelterHistory Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Food and Shelter Food Shelter Chapter 6: Reproduction and Sexuality History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Reproduction and Sexuality The Promise of Fertility Art Depicting Primordial and Human Couples Art about Lovemaking Art about Sexuality in Western Culture Images of Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Progeny Section 2: Religion Chapter 7: Deities and Places of Worship History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Deities and Places of Worship Religions and Their Imagery of Deities and Holy Beings Humans Respond to God Places of Worship and Their General Characteristics Temple Complexes and Large-Scale Sacred Architecture Chapter 8: Mortality and Immortality History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Mortality and Immortality Early Tombs: Mounds and Mountains Furnished Tombs Development of Cemeteries and Grave Monuments Burial in Places of Worship Reliquaries Modern Commemorative Art Section 3: The State Chapter 9: Power, Politics, and Glory History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Power, Politics, and Glory The Glory of the Ruler The Power of the State War Peace Chapter 10: Social Protest/Affirmation History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Social Protest/Affirmation Protests against Military Action Fighting for the Oppressed Questioning the Status Quo Section 4: Self and SocietyChapter 11: Mind and BodyHistory Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Mind and Body Depicting the Body The Psychological Dimension in Art The Body in Art and as Art Chapter 12: Race, Gender, Clan, and Class History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Race, Gender, Clan, and Class Race and Art Gender Issues Clan Class Chapter 13: Nature, Knowledge, and Technology History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Nature, Knowledge, and Technology Nature Knowledge Technology Chapter 14: Entertainment and Visual Culture History Focus Expanding the View Timeline for Entertainment and Visual Culture Architecture for Entertainment Art That Illustrates Leisure Activities Art in Entertainment Art and Visual Culture Part III: Making Art Part of Your LifeChapter 15: Art in Your Life Experiencing Art in Person Your Cultural Heritage Technology in Visual Culture and the Creation of New Worlds Visual Literacy GlossaryBibliographyCreditsIndex