This new edition offers an in-depth, comprehensive approach to art. The program includes an extensive survey of Western art, studies of non-Western art, as well as an introduction to art appreciation. Engaging studio activities throughout the text are keyed to chapter content. This premier art history program will show students how the visual arts serve to shape and reflect ideas, issues, and themes from the time of the first cave paintings to the twenty-first century. This Teacher's Edition includes: chapter organisers to help tailor instruction; visual resources with point-of-use correlations; multicultural-and interdisciplinary connections; excellent overviews of each chapter; and, correlated to the National Visual Arts Standards.
Table of Contents
Learning About Art; Visual Communication; Common Denominators; Art of the Non-Western World; Beginnings of Western Art; Greek and Roman Art; Religious Conviction; Romanesque and Gothic Art; The Italian Renaissance; Renaissance in the North; Baroque and Rococo; Three Opposing Views; Impressionism and Post-Impressionism; A Half-Century of "Isms"; American Art 1900-1950; Architecture After 1900; Art From the Fifties to the Present; Reference Section; Index.