Introduction_to_Art-082817
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Introduction_to_Art-082817

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Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1: What is Art?
    • 1.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 1.2 Introduction
    • 1.3 What is Visual Art?
    • 1.4 Who is Considered an Artist? What Does It Mean To Be An Artist?
    • 1.5 The Role of the Viewer
    • 1.6 Why Do We Make Art?
    • 1.7 Concepts Explored in Later Chapters
    • 1.8 Before You Move On
    • 1.9 Key Terms
  • Chapter 2: The Structure of Art
    • 2.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 2.2 Introduction
    • 2.3 Art Specific Vocabulary
    • 2.4 Art Forms
    • 2.5 Form and Composition
    • 2.6 Before You Move On
    • 2.7 Key Terms
  • Chapter 3: Significance of Materials Used in Art
    • 3.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 3.2 Introduction
    • 3.3 Utility and Value of Materials
    • 3.4 Precious Materials, Spolia, and Borrowed Glory
    • 3.5 Liquidation of Treasures
    • 3.6 Wood, Inlay, and Lacquer
    • 3.7 Intrinsic Values and Enhanced Worth of Metals
    • 3.8 Rare Materials and Prohibited Uses
    • 3.9 Material Connotations of Class or Station
    • 3.10 Before You Move On
    • 3.11 Key Terms
  • Chapter 4: Describing Art
    • 4.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 4.2 Introduction
    • 4.3 Formal or Critical Analysis
    • 4.4 Types of Art
    • 4.5 Styles of Art
    • 4.6 Before You Move On
    • 4.7 Key Terms
  • Chapter 5: Meaning in Art
    • 5.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 5.2 Introduction
    • 5.3 Socio-Cultural Contexts
    • 5.4 Symbolism and Iconography
    • 5.5 Before You Move On
    • 5.6 Key Terms
  • Chapter 6: Connecting Art to Our Lives
    • 6.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 6.2 Introduction
    • 6.3 Aesthetics
    • 6.4 Expression (philosophical, political, religious, personal)
    • 6.5 Unification/Exclusion
    • 6.6 Communication
    • 6.7 Protest and Shock
    • 6.8 Celebration and Commemoration
    • 6.9 Worship
    • 6.10 Information, Education, and Inspiration
    • 6.11 Before You Move On
    • 6.12 Key Terms
  • Chapter 7: Form in Architecture
    • 7.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 7.2 Introduction
    • 7.3 Residential Needs
    • 7.4 Community and Government
    • 7.5 Commerce
    • 7.6 Worship
    • 7.7 Before You Move On
    • 7.8 Key Terms
  • Chapter 8: Art and Identity
    • 8.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 8.2 Introduction
    • 8.3 Individual vs Cultural Groups
    • 8.4 Before You Move On
    • 8.5 Key Terms
  • Chapter 9: Art and Power
    • 9.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 9.2 Introduction
    • 9.3 Propaganda, Persuasion, Politics, and Power
    • 9.4 Imagery Of War  
    • 9.5 Before You Move On
    • 9.6 Key Terms
  • Chapter 10: Art and Ritual Life
    • 10.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 10.2 Introduction
    • 10.3 Exterior Ritual Spaces
    • 10.4 The Sacred Interior
    • 10.5 Masks and Ritual Behavior
    • 10.6 Funerary Spaces and Grave Goods
    • 10.7 Before You Move On
    • 10.8 Key Terms
  • Chapter 11: Art and Ethics
    • 11.1 Learning Outcomes
    • 11.2 Introduction
    • 11.3 Ethical Considerations in Making and Using Art
    • 11.4 Censorship
    • 11.5 Ethical Considerations in the Collecting and Display of Art
    • 11.6 Before You Move On
    • 11.7 Key Terms
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