Cengage Advantage Books: The Power of Art

Cengage Advantage Books: The Power of Art

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Brief, visual, and relevant, THE POWER OF ART, 2e delivers an engaging, jargon-free survey for the art appreciation course. Richard and Susan Lewis open studentsa€™ eyes to the power of art with their captivating writing, so lively and succinct that students are able to complete their reading quickly, concentrate on the accompanying illustrations, and come to class prepared. The booka€™s reproductions -- larger than in other art appreciation texts -- make it easier for students to focus on key details important to understanding the artwork. The text does an exceptional job of focusing on the Western tradition while incorporating non-Western material in key points to demonstrate cultural intersections and mutual influences. Clear discussions of artistic forms and art in Western culture are complemented by boxed features like the new Art Issues, Art News, and Global View that highlight the relevance of art today, controversial topics, and the impact of non-Western cultures on the West. In addition to its excellent art history coverage, THE POWER OF ART features a diverse mix of artists and spotlights the latest technologies used to create art. This solid text also is bolstered by innovative supplements like PowerLecture, a Digital Image Library, ArtExperience Online, WebTutor Toolbox, and more. The Advantage pricing of this text delivers an unrivaled value for instructors and students alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.His concentration was so fierce that he did not respond to friends who tried to get his attention. ... His new method of painting, called Pointillism, helped him achieve what he had been searching fora€”more brila€” liance and light, as well as aanbsp;...

Title:Cengage Advantage Books: The Power of Art
Author:Richard Lewis, Susan Lewis
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-01-23


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