UNDERSTANDING ART, 11th Edition provides a balanced, fresh approach to art appreciation, incorporating coverage across the chronological and geographical spectrum. Author Lois Fichner-Rathus incorporates art created outside the European tradition into each chapter in a section entitled The Wider World. This 11th edition features new and expanded sections on religious and world art, green buildings, graphic design, and conceptual art. There is also a new Art Tour for Los Angeles and over 100 new images in the areas of fashion, crafts, industrial design and architecture. A comprehensive, optional, set of online tools makes it easier than ever for students to study and learn the material, regardless of their particular learning styles.
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Lois Fichner-Rathus is professor of art in the Department of Art and Art History of The College of New Jersey. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include contemporary art, feminist art history and criticism, and modern art and architecture, as well as the theory and foundations of art and design. Dr. Fichner-Rathus is also the author of the Cengage Learning textbooks UNDERSTANDING ART and FOUNDATIONS OF ART AND DESIGN. She teaches study-abroad programs in Paris, Rome, Spain, and Cuba and resides in New York.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2016. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111305875532
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2016. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1305875532