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The power of art

Author: Richard Lewis; Susan Ingalls Lewis
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Cengage, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised third editionView all editions and formats
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"Compelling and accessible, THE POWER OF ART features gorgeous images and themes that connect with today's students and an engaging writing style that's praised by instructors and students alike. The revised third edition delivers a brief yet comprehensive survey which demonstrates that art is everywhere and relevant to all students. The text incorporates global material, reflecting cultural intersections and mutual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Lewis; Susan Ingalls Lewis
ISBN: 133755555X 9781337555555
OCLC Number: 1057238323
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 525 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The Power of Art --
The Primary Elements --
The Principles of Design --
Drawing --
Painting --
Printmaking --
Photography --
New Media: Time and Digital Arts --
Sculpture --
Architecture --
Decorative Arts, Crafts, and Design --
Ancient Empires, Ancient Gods --
The Age of Faith --
The Renaissance --
Drama and Light: Mannerism, the Baroque, and Rococo --
The Battle of the Isms: Neoclassicism, Romanticism, and Realism --
Out of the Studio and into the Light: Impressionism and Postimpressionism --
The Real World on Trial: The Early Twentieth Century --
The Invisible Made Visible: Abstract and Nonrepresentational Art --
A Storm of Images: Art in the Contemporary World.
Responsibility: Richard Lewis, Susan I. Lewis.

Abstract:

"Compelling and accessible, THE POWER OF ART features gorgeous images and themes that connect with today's students and an engaging writing style that's praised by instructors and students alike. The revised third edition delivers a brief yet comprehensive survey which demonstrates that art is everywhere and relevant to all students. The text incorporates global material, reflecting cultural intersections and mutual influences--and "Art News" boxes present real events, connecting art to students' lives. In addition to excellent art history coverage, THE POWER OF ART features a diverse mix of artists and spotlights current trends in artistic mediums and themes." -- Provided by publisher.

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