The Art of Understanding Art

A Behind the Scenes Story
by Irina D. Costache

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: May 16, 2016

ISBN: 9781118132395

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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The Art of Understanding Art reveals to students and other readers new and meaningful ways of developing personal ideas and opinions about art and how to express them with confidence.

  • Offers an inquiry—unique among introductory art texts—into the learning process of understanding and appreciating art
  • Examines the multiple issues and processes essential to making, analyzing and evaluating art
  • Uses cross-cultural examples to help readers develop comprehensive, yet personal, ways of looking at and thinking about art
  • Includes an annotated glossary of the 'Art World', institutions and individuals that play a role in defining art as well as diagrams, textboxes callouts and other visual elements to highlight information and enhance learning
  • Richly illustrated with over 40 images
  • Suggests innovative class assignments and projects useful for developing lesson plans, and offers an online companion site for additional illustrations and information