A World Of Art by Henry M. SayreA World Of Art by Henry M. Sayre

A World Of Art

byHenry M. Sayre

Paperback | September 24, 2015

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Henry M. Sayre is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Oregon State University—Cascades Campus in Bend, Oregon. He is producer and creator of the 10-part television series A World of Art: Works in Progress, which aired on PBS in the fall of 1997; and author of seven books, including The Humanities; Writing About Art; The Visual Te...
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Title:A World Of ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1.2 inPublished:September 24, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I – The Visual World: Understanding the Art You See
1. Discovering a World of Art
2. Developing Visual Literacy

Part II – The Formal Elements and Their Design: Describing the Art You See
3. Line
4. Shape and Space
5. Light and Color
6. Texture, Time, and Motion
7. The Principles of Design    

Part III – The Fine Arts Media: Learning How Art Is Made
8. Drawing
9. Painting
10. Printmaking
11. Photography and Time-Based Media
12. Sculpture
13. The Craft Media
14. Architecture
15. The Design Profession

Part IV – The Visual Record: Placing the Arts in Historical Context
16. The Ancient World
17. The Age of Faith    
18. The Renaissance through the Baroque
19. The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
20. From 1900 to the Present

Part V – The Themes of Art: Seeing Continuity and Change over Time    
21. Spiritual Belief
22. The Cycle of Life
23. Love and Sex
24. The Body, Gender, and Identity
25. The Individual and Cultural Identity    
26. Power
27. Science, Technology, and the Environment