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|Author||: Debra J. DeWitte,Ralph M. Larmann,M. Kathryn Shields|
A flexible structure that supports teaching and learning, a global perspective, and a focus on visual analysis have quickly made Gateways to Art the best-selling book for art appreciation. With an unmatched illustration program and a wealth of tightly integrated digital resources, the Third Edition will make your course even more exciting. You will love our expanded coverage of contemporary art, new tools for cross-referencing between chapters, new videos, and an Interactive Instructor's Guide before sampling.
From Thames & Hudson--the world's leading art publisher--Gateways to Art facilitates instructor choice and offers unprecedented pedagogical support for students. Short chapters can be read in any order, with new vocabulary defined on the page as it occurs. Eight "Gateways to Art" images (from around the world and all eras) support the common course goal of learning to interpret art in multiple ways and help students build on what they already know. The text is balanced and global, with over 1,000 illustrations--from around the world, and from everyday life.
|Author||: Debra J. Dewitte,Ralph M. Larmann,M. Kathryn Shields|
1. A helpful checklist on how to prepare for a museum visit, including a list of what to bring to museum, a summary of what to look for and take note of while there, and a tally of the various forms of analysis 2. An exploration of the many services a museum offers as part of the greater community through an in-depth look at several important regional museums across the United States a. The Toledo Museum of Art, OH Architectur b. The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA Histor c. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX Sense of Heritag d. The Tucson Museum of Art, AZ Expanding Our Cultural Tradition e. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY The Museum as Art Histor f. The Birmingham Museum of Art, AL Public Outreac g. The J. Paul Getty Museum of Los Angeles, CA Educational Outreac h. The Portland Art Museum, OR Collections of Special Significanc i. The Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN Collections of Special Significanc j. The Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL Museums and the Wider World "
Gateways to Art Understanding the Visual Arts 3e with Media Access Registration Card Gateways to Art s Journal for Museum and Gallery Projects 3e
|Author||: Debra J. DeWitte,Ralph M. Larmann,M. Kathryn Shields|
This is a preassembled package of Gateways to Art: Understanding the Visual Arts (978-0-500-84134-1) and Gateways to Art's Journal for Museum and Gallery Projects (978-0-500-84131-0). A flexible structure that supports teaching and learning, a global perspective, and a focus on visual analysis have quickly made Gateways to Art the best-selling book for art appreciation. Gateways to Art's Journal for Museum and Gallery Projects prepares students for museum visits and guides them on how to develop visual analysis skills and make connections with what they have learned in class.
|Author||: Gitta Bertram,Nils Büttner,Claus Zittel|
An investigation of the complex image-text relationships between frontispieces and illustrated title pages with the following texts in European books published between 1500 and 1800.
|Author||: Timothy Rice,Dave Wilson|
Gateways to Understanding Music explores music in all the categories that constitute contemporary musical experience: European classical music, popular music, jazz, and world music. Covering the oldest forms of human music making to the newest, the chronological narrative considers music from a global rather than a Eurocentric perspective. Each of sixty modular "gateways" covers a particular genre, style, or period of music. Every gateway opens with a guided listening example that unlocks a world of music through careful study of its structural elements. Based on their listening experience, students are asked to consider how the piece came to be composed or performed, how the piece or performance responded to the social and cultural issues at the time and place of its creation, and what that music means today. Students learn to listen to, explain, understand, and ultimately value all the music they may encounter in their world. FEATURES Global scope—Presents all music as worthy of study, including classical, world, popular, and jazz. Historical narrative—Begins with small-scale forager societies up to the present, with a shifting focus from global to European to American influences. Modular framework—60 gateways in 14 chapters allow flexibility to organize chronologically or by the seven recurring themes: aesthetics, emotion, social life, links to culture, politics, economics, and technology. Listening-guided learning—Leads to understanding the emotion, meaning, significance, and history of music. Introduction of musical concepts—Defined as needed and compiled into a Glossary for reference. Consistent structure—With the same step-by-step format, students learn through repeated practice how to listen and how to think about music. In addition to streamed audio examples, the companion website hosts essential instructors’ resources.
|Author||: Stephen Cp Gardner|
With a modular design and comprehensive topical coverage, this text allows you to design exactly the course you wish to teach. From basic setup and choice of materials to self-critique and evaluation of drawings, this adaptable guide covers the full drawing sequence. An optional, free sketchbook makes this book an unmatched value for students.
|Author||: Stephen Sturgess|
|Editor||: Watkins Media Limited|
Escape the humdrum of daily life and reawaken your true essential Self with Stephen Sturgess’ sensational Yoga and meditation techniques. Learn about fascinating subtle bodies, chakras, nadis, and kundalini with the in-depth section on Yoga philosophy, then follow Stephen’s variety of practices and techniques for removing any obstacles that may be standing in the way of you uniting with your true nature. The book includes a wealth of Hatha Yoga techniques using asanas, mudras, bandhas, pranayama, and kriya purification, as well as Raja and kriya Yoga techniques – mantras, concentration and meditation.
|Author||: John Yunker|
|Editor||: Byte Level Books|
Guide to best practices in multilingual navigation for those who create websites and those who take them global. Also includes how to apply global gateway concepts to mobile apps and social media.
|Author||: Anna Croyle|
|Editor||: Courier Corporation|
Open gateways to beauty with 60 plates of wonderful, workable patterns. This assortment of gorgeous stained glass designs will have crafters of every skill level brightening windows and entryways with graceful foliates and flowing ornamental motifs. Each pattern has been specially formatted for transoms, window panes, and door panels, and can be easily reduced or enlarged to conform to even the most hard-to-fit spaces. Available in a dazzling variety of styles, these designs work equally well as graphics for print, textile, needlework, and other craft projects.
|Author||: Lawrence Dowler|
|Editor||: MIT Press|
Proponents of the gateway concept - which ties together these fifteen essays by scholars, librarians, and academic administrators - envision the library as a point of access to other research resources via technological tools; as a place for teaching; and as a site for services and support where students and faculty can obtain the information they need in the form in which they need it.
|Author||: E. J. Gold|
A fanciful place from which to start explorations of artistic value, this illustrated guidebook offers simple, understandable instructions to improve all drawing styles, helping bring emotion to the artwork and pushing artists beyond their limits. Offering more than 70 examples and exercises along with visual samples, artists will find plenty of ways to practice their skills with pen, pencil, and charcoal.
|Author||: Matthew M. Bartlett|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform|
"Bizarre radio broadcasts luring dissolute souls into the dark woods of Western Massachusetts. Sinister old men in topcoats gathered at corners and in playgrounds. A long-dead sorcerer returning to obscene life in the form of an old buck goat. Welcome to Leeds, Massachusetts, where the drowned walk, where winged leeches blast angry static, where black magic casts a shadow over a cringing populace. You've tuned in to WXXT. The fracture in the stanchion. The drop of blood in your morning milk. The viper in the veins of the Pioneer Valley"--P.  of cover.
|Author||: M. Kathryn Shields,Sunny Spillane|
|Editor||: Cambridge Scholars Publishing|
This collection reflects current and nuanced discussions of the ways collaboration and participation meaningfully inform the production, study, and teaching of art with innovative and unexpected results. It illustrates how the shifting boundaries of power, position, and identity, between domains of knowledge and collaborative participants, result in new relationships. The chapters in this book share stories applicable or relevant to readers’ own classrooms, art practice, or scholarship. As such, it directly appeals to college professors of studio art and design, art history, and art education, as well as to artists, scholars, and teachers who work collaboratively. It may also draw readership from business professionals seeking critical thinkers and creative problem solvers to energize their industries. The volume will inspire conversations about the ways relationships become crucial for construction, reception and display; meaning and power; design, content, and action.
|Author||: Jacob Johnston,Alexandra Byrne,Scott Derrickson|
|Editor||: Marvel Entertainment|
Get an exclusive look at the art behind one of Marvel's most visually compelling super heroes in this latest installment of the popular ART OF series of movie tie-in books! When a terrible accident befalls extraordinary surgeon Dr. Stephen Strange, he'll do anything to regain mobility in his crippled hands. His journey will take him to unbelievable realms - and bring him face-to-face with petrifying dangers. Explore the fantastic worlds of Doctor Strange with exclusive concept artwork and in-depth analysis from the filmmakers. Go behind the scenes in this deluxe keepsake volume as Marvel once again brings its strange history to the silver screen!