Prebles' Artforms, 12th edition

  • Patrick L. Frank, 
  • Duane Preble, 
  • Sarah Preble

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Prebles' Artforms is your guide to art appreciation, with an emphasis on how we form art and, in turn, how we are formed by what we have created. Focusing on this two-way interaction, the text will introduce you to a breadth of artistic disciplines, from drawing, painting, and sculpting to architecture, photography, cinema, and the digital arts. Author Patrick Frank will ignite your interest in art, with coverage of the earliest art and classical works on up to contemporary art that reflects the ever-evolving state of human creativity.

The 12th Edition offers updated images as well as expansive interactive content. The text also reflects the increasingly important interactions between art and the digital world.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137477166

Subject: Art

Category: Art Appreciation

Table of contents

1. The Nature of Art and Creativity
2. The Purposes and Functions of Art
3. The Visual Elements
4. The Principles of Design
5. Evaluating Art

6. Drawing
7. Painting
8. Printmaking
9. Photography
10. Cinema and Digital Arts
11. Design Disciplines
12. Sculpture
13. Craft Media in Useful Objects
14. Architecture

15. From the Earliest Art to The Bronze Age
16. The Classical and Medieval West
17. Renaissance and Baroque Europe
18. Traditional Arts of Asia
19. The Islamic World
20. Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

21. Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
22. Early Twentieth Century
23. Between World Wars
24. Postwar Modern Movements

25. Postmodernity and Global Art

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