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For courses in Art Appreciation
 
An introduction to Art Appreciation that highlights how we form art and art forms us
Revel™ Prebles’ Artforms
introduces various disciplines of the arts and helps students understand that as humans form works of art, we in turn are formed by what we have created. Continuing to emphasize this two-way interaction with art first introduced by original authors Duane and Sarah Preble, current author Patrick Frank combines coverage of classic works with contemporary art that reflects the ever-evolving state of human creativity while igniting students' interest in art. The 12th Edition offers updated images as well as expansive interactive content that affords in-depth exploration of key artworks.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

PART I: THE LANGUAGE OF VISUAL EXPERIENCE
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
 
PART II: THE MEDIA OF 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
 
PART III: ART AS CULTURAL HERITAGE
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
 
PART IV: THE MODERN WORLD

21. Late Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
22. Early Twentieth Century
23. Between World Wars
24. Postwar Modern Movements
 
PART V: THE POSTMODERN WORLD
25. Postmodernity and Global Art

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