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Introduction to art : design, context, and meaning
Title:
Introduction to art : design, context, and meaning
Publication Information:
Dahlonega, GA : University of North Georgia Press, [2016]-

Minneapolis : Open Textbook Library.

2016-
ISBN:
9781940771298
Physical Description:
1 online resource : colour illustrations.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series:
Open textbook library.
Language:
English
Contents:
Chapter One: What is Art? -- Chapter Two: The Structure of Art -- Chapter Three: Significance of Materials Used in Art -- Chapter Four: Describing Art -- Chapter Five: Meaning in Art -- Chapter Six: Connecting Art to Our Lives -- Chapter Seven: Form in Architecture -- Chapter Eight: Art and Identity -- Chapter Nine: Art and Power -- Chapter Ten: Art and Ritual Life -- Chapter Eleven: Art and Ethics.
Abstract:
"Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. Authored by four USG faculty members with advance degrees in the arts, this textbooks offers up-to-date original scholarship. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses. Combining the best elements of both a traditional textbook and a reader, it introduces such issues in art as its meaning and purpose; its meaning and purpose; its structure, material, and form; and its diverse effects on our lives. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding the students’ educational experiences beyond the textbook. Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making it an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement."--Open Textbook Library.
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