" ... provides both a topical and chronological approach to the humanities. Part I, "The Media of the Arts," offers independent chapters on two dimensional art (drawing, painting, printmaking, and photography), sculpture, architecture, music, literature, theatre, cinema, and dance. Part II, "The Styles of the Arts," is a chronological history of the arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, organized by artistic discipline and focusing on styles rather than encyclopedic detail."--Publisher.
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Thematic and Chronological Approach to the Humanities Reality Through the Arts is a popular choice for professors because it provides both a topical and chronological approach to the humanities. Part I, “The Media of the Arts,” offers independent chapters on two dimensional art (drawing, painting, printmaking, and photography), sculpture, architecture, music, literature, theatre, cinema, and dance. Part II, “The Styles of the Arts,” is a chronological history of the arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, organized by artistic discipline and focusing on styles rather than encyclopedic detail. This edition continues its uniquely flexible organization, allowing readers to cover individual art forms and historical context. In addition, the eighth edition is now available with MySearchLab, an online program that includes an interactive etext, assessment, and help with research and writing. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience– for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning – The new MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking – Questions about specific issues appear at the end of each chapter, helping students develop their analytical skills. Engage Students – Human Reality features and vibrant illustrations throughout the book give students a further understanding of the artistic process. Support Instructors – New MySearchLab, Music for Humanities CD, Instructor's Manual and Test Bank are available for this text. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab with eText, please visit www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase the a la carte edition
This introductory exploration of basic artistic concepts and terms applies them to a skeletal multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural history of artistic styles. It treats all the arts—painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, music, theatre, dance, film, architecture, literature—uniformly, and uses a common outline to reinforce the relationship of terms and concepts to the perceptual process. The book also ties both artistic media and history to the theme of art as a reflection of human reality This examination focuses on the media of the arts, pictures, sculpture, music, theatre, cinema, dance, architecture, literature, the styles of the arts, ancient approaches, artistic reflections in the pre-modern world, as well as artistic styles in the emerging modern world and, the beginnings of modernism, pluralism in a post-modern age. For art enthusiasts and others interested exploring how artists express themselves.
This book provides a comprehensive two part real-world introduction to the history of art, Western as well as non-Western. The first part presents the available media and how each works. The second part traces a history of various artistic styles to demonstrate how artists have used those media to portray human reality.Reality Through the Arts provides generous illustrations the book to draw readers into the magnificence of the world's art. It delivers critical comparisons among various styles through a straightforward presentation and a unity of treatment among artistic styles while covering all the arts, including more than 50 pages of non-western materials to provide readers with a multi-cultural and multi-arts view. The third edition has been revised to include boxed features on reality-related artworks exposing the critical relationships linking art, media, and artists.
An introduction to theatre, which aims to show how theatre functions as a means to understanding human reality. This text explores how theatre artists work to develop a portrait of that reality, the media that they use in that portrayal, and the history of Eastern and Western theatre.
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This unique collection of essays focuses on various aspects of Plato's Philosophy of Art, not only in The Republic , but in the Phaedrus, Symposium, Laws and related dialogues. The range of issues addressed includes the contest between philosophy and poetry, the moral status of music, the love of beauty, censorship, motivated emotions.
Thinking Through the Arts draws together a number of different approaches to teaching young children that combine the experience of thinking with the act of expression through art. Developed as an inclusive, broad-ranging and user-friendly text, Thinking Through the Arts presents the unique insight of teachers as researchers, and counters the view that art is emotionally-based and therefore irrelevant to thinking and learning. The areas covered include drama, dance, music, arts environments, technologies, museums and galleries, literacy, cognition, international influences, curriculum development, research and practice. Early childhood and primary teachers and students alike will find this book is an invaluable source of new insights for their own teaching.
- Author : Sandra Hayes
- Publisher : Jossey-Bass
- Release Date : 2007
- Genre : Education
- Pages : 100
- ISBN : STANFORD:36105131616885
The literature on adult education reflects a growing recognition of the role that the arts can play in facilitating adult and societal learning. This volume further explores that role. Much adult learning takes place in settings other than formal classrooms, and the contributors to this volume represent diverse educational arenas. In putting together this volume we deliberately approached contributors whose work is relevant to the theory and practice of adult education, regardless of their professional pedigree. Although all the contributors see adult and societal learning as an important aspect of their work, not all would define themselves as "professional adult educators." There is much to be learned by connecting the formal theories and practices of adult education to the work of these educators and activists. Some of the chapters are more analytical and other chapters are more expressive, but each includes a story of the author's personal experience integrating the arts with the theory underlying adult education practice. The final chapter pulls together the themes that emerge from these chapters, suggesting how they connect with and contribute to adult education theory. Taken in its entirety, the volume demonstrates the power of the arts for bridging boundaries, broadening perspective, and deepening understanding across disciplines. We hope that readers will find the experiences reported in this issue relevant and stimulating for their own practice. This is the 116th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, an indispensable series that explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult and continuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.