Exploring Art: A Global, Thematic Approach

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Cengage Learning, Jan 31, 2011 - Art - 512 pages
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EXPLORING ART offers a thematic approach to teaching art appreciation through art examples from Western and non-Western cultures. Part I (Chapters 1-5) presents foundational information. The thematic chapters (Part II, Chapters 6-15) explore art around topics that are of vital interest in students' lives today. As a result, students remain highly engaged in the study of art. CourseMate, which includes an interactive eBook, is available for this new edition.
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Contents

Preface
A Human Phenomenon
The Language of Art and Architecture
Media
Deriving Meaning
Making Art Using Art and Preserving Art
Food and Shelter
Reproduction and Sexuality
Social ProtestAffirmation
Mind and Body
Race Gender Clan and Class
Nature Knowledge and Technology
Entertainment and Visual Culture
Glossary
Bibliography
Credits

Deities and Places of Worship
Mortality and Immortality
Power Politics and Glory

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About the author (2011)

Margaret Lazzari is an Associate Professor in the School of Fine Arts at University of Southern California. She is an art critic and writer whose books include "Art and Design Fundamentals" (1991), and "The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist" (2nd Ed.). Her drawings and paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the United States.

Dona Schlesier is Professor of Art at Divine Word College in Epworth, Iowa. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in multimedia and video from the University of Iowa. Her drawings and multimedia work have been exhibited nationally and internationally.

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