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Art. What is Art? Where is it? Who makes it? Why is it created? By analyzing art forms throughout history created from both traditional and nontraditional media from around the world, the authors attempt to explore these complicated questions.
Understanding Visual Artforms in Our World is designed for the novice who seeks an introduction to the visual arts and current art-related issues. It provides an opportunity for all to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for art.
Understanding Visual Art Forms in Our World is specifically designed for the novice seeking an introduction to the visual arts, as well as current art-related issues. This text provides an opportunity for all to understand, enjoy and experience art. Art theory and history are presented in a straightforward and accessible manner. Well-known works of art from around the world and across time are organized thematically. Appendices include tips for writing about art, as well as directions for composing formal analyses and research papers.
Writing about Visual Artforms is a brief handbook that contains important tips for writing about art as well as directions for composing formal analyses, comparison essays and research papers. A short section details various approaches to interpretation accompanied by examples.
In addition, the final section entitled “Additional Advice for Non-Native English Speakers” is designed to meet the needs of those who are new to the English language.