Reality Through the Arts

Reality Through the Arts

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For Introduction to the Humanities and General Humanities courses.This introductory exploration of basic artistic concepts and terms applies them to a skeletal multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural history of artistic styles. It treats all the arts-painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, music, theatre, dance, film, architecture, literature-uniformly, and uses a common outline to reinforce the relationship of terms and concepts to the perceptual process. The text also ties both artistic media and history to the theme of art as a reflection of human reality.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 218.2 x 280.7 x 18.8mm | 1,214.25g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130225657
  • 9780130225658

Table of contents

Introduction. I. THE MEDIA OF THE ARTS. 1. Pictures: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking and Photography. 2. Sculpture. 3. Music. 4. Theatre. 5. Film. 6. Dance. 7. Architecture. 8. Literature. II. THE STYLES OF THE ARTS. 9. Ancient Approaches. 10. Artistic Reflections in the Pre-Modern World. 11. Artistic Styles in the Emerging Modern World. 12. The Beginnings of Modernism. 13. Pluralism in a Post-Modern Age. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.show more

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