Gardner s Art Through the Ages

Gardner s Art Through the Ages
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Author: Fred S. Kleiner,Kathleen Cohen
Pages: 270
ISBN: 0495503916
Release: 2008-01-01
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This Study Guide will help you to not only remember the information presented in each chapter, but to also focus on critical analysis through workbook exercises and self-quizzes. Sample tests will help you to practice for exams so you can improve your grade.

A History of Roman Art

A History of Roman Art
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Author: Fred S. Kleiner
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0495909882
Release: 2010
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

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A HISTORY OF ROMAN ART, ENHANCED International Edition is a lavishly-illustrated survey of the art of Rome and the Roman Empire from the time of Romulus to the death of Constantine, presented in its historical, political, and social context. This ENHANCED EDITION has added coverage on Etruscan art in the beginning of the text. All aspects of Roman art and architecture are treated, including private art and domestic architecture, the art of the Eastern and Western provinces, the art of freedmen, and the so-called minor arts, including cameos, silverware, and coins. The book is divided into four parts-Monarchy and Republic, Early Empire, High Empire, and Late Empire-and traces the development of Roman art from its beginnings in the 8th century BCE to the mid fourth century CE, with special chapters devoted to Pompeii and Herculaneum, Ostia, funerary and provincial art and architecture, and the earliest Christian art.The original edition of this text was warmly received in the market based on a high level of scholarship, comprehensive contents, and superb visuals.

Drawing Upon Art for Gardner S Art Through the Ages A Concise Global History 2nd

Drawing Upon Art for Gardner S Art Through the Ages  A Concise Global History  2nd
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Author: Fred S Kleiner
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0495572365
Release: 2009-01-19
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Authored by L.G. Williams. This companion workbook helps students not only to retain key information presented in each chapter of the textbook, but also grasp the material with a higher, critical level of understanding. Learning through practical engagement insures comprehension of key art historical ideas and concepts. Designed specifically to bring students in direct contact with landmarks achievements, Drawing Upon Art also ensures instructors that students directly experience for themselves history's most advanced and creative visual art problems and developments.

Design Basics 3D

Design Basics  3D
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Author: Richard Roth,Stephen Pentak
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781133710592
Release: 2012-04-02
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DESIGN BASICS:3D presents three-dimensional design concepts in full two- to four-page spreads, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. This modular format gives instructors the utmost flexibility in organizing the course. Filled with examples from nature, art, and popular culture, this clear and easy-to-use book demystifies the design process as it illustrates the elements of exceptional 3D design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Across Space and Time

Across Space and Time
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Author: Patrick Haughey
Pages: 382
ISBN: 9781412863629
Release: 2016-12-31
Editor: Transaction Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Modernity tends to be considered a mostly Western, chronologically recent concept. Looking at locations in Brazil, Java, India, Georgia, and Yugoslavia, among others, Across Space and Time provides architectural and cultural evidence that modernity has had an impact across the globe and for much longer than previously conceived. This volume moves through space and time to illustrate the way global modernity has been negotiated through architecture, urban planning, design pedagogies, preservation, and art history in diverse locations around the world. Bringing together emerging and established architecture and art history scholars, each chapter focuses on a particular site where modernity was defined, challenged, or reinterpreted. The contributors examine how architectures, landscapes, and design thinking influence and are influenced by conflicts between cultural, economic, technological, and political forces. By invoking well-researched histories to ground their work in a post-colonial critique, they closely examine many prevailing myths of modernity. Notable topics include emerging architectural history in the Indian subcontinent and the connection between climate change and architecture. Ultimately, Across Space and Time contributes to the ongoing critique of architecture and its history, both as a discipline and within the academy. The authors insist that architecture is more than a style. It is a powerful expression of representational power that reveals how a society negotiates its progress.

Gardner s Art Through the Ages

Gardner s Art Through the Ages
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Author: Helen Gardner,Horst De la Croix,Richard G. Tansey
Pages: 1008
ISBN: 015503765X
Release: 1986
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

To accomplish your course goals, use this study guide to enhance your understanding of the text content and to be better prepared for quizzes and tests. This convenient manual helps you assimilate and master the information encountered in the text through the use of practice exercises and applications, comprehensive review tools, and additional helpful resources.

Behold a Pale Horse

Behold a Pale Horse
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Author: William Cooper
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1622335023
Release: 2012-04-11
Editor: Light Technology Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bill Cooper, former United States Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals information that remains hidden from the public eye. This information has been kept in Top Secret government files since the 1940s. His audiences hear the truth unfold as he writes about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the war on drugs, the Secret Government and UFOs. Bill is a lucid, rational and powerful speaker who intent is to inform and to empower his audience. Standing room only is normal. His presentation and information transcend partisan affiliations as he clearly addresses issues in a way that has a striking impact on listeners of all backgrounds and interests. He has spoken to many groups throughout the United States and has appeared regularly on many radio talk shows and on television. In 1988 Bill decided to "talk" due to events then taking place worldwide, events which he had seen plans for back in the early '70s. Since Bill has been "talking," he has correctly predicted the lowering of the Iron Curtain, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the invasion of Panama. All Bill's predictions were on record well before the events occurred. Bill is not a psychic. His information comes from Top Secret documents that he read while with the Intelligence Briefing Team and from over 17 years of thorough research. "Bill Cooper is the world's leading expert on UFOs." -- Billy Goodman, KVEG, Las Vegas. "The onlt man in America who has all the pieces to the puzzle that has troubled so many for so long." -- Anthony Hilder, Radio Free America "William Cooper may be one of America's greatest heros, and this story may be the biggest story in the history of the world." -- Mills Crenshaw, KTALK, Salt Lake City. "Like it or not, everything is changing. The result will be the most wonderful experience in the history of man or the most horrible enslavement that you can imagine. Be active or abdicate, the future is in your hands." -- William Cooper, October 24, 1989.

The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds
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Author: James Surowiecki
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780307275059
Release: 2005-08-16
Editor: Anchor

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose, Surowiecki ranges across fields as diverse as popular culture, psychology, ant biology, behavioral economics, artificial intelligence, military history, and politics to show how this simple idea offers important lessons for how we live our lives, select our leaders, run our companies, and think about our world.

Gardner s Art Through the Ages Ancient medieval and non European art

Gardner s Art Through the Ages  Ancient  medieval  and non European art
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Author: Helen Gardner
Pages: 1135
ISBN: 0155037706
Release: 1991
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This classic art history survey text has sold more than two million copies since it was first published in 1926. The ideal text for the full-year history course, it surveys the entire span of Western art from prehistory to the present and offers overviews of significant areas of non-Western art. Features: * New to this edition: * Increased number of illustrations, more in color. * Heightened visual appeal and superior accuracy of color resulting from printing at 175-line screen resolution. * Addition of new maps, timelines, and improved photographic views. * Reorganized, expanded, and revised chapters in Part One reflect significant changes in the field of ancient art over the last decade. (Author Fred S. Kleiner, Classical scholar, is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Archaeology, the official journal of the Archaeological Institute of America). * Inclusion of more art from North American museums facilitates students' viewing of actual works. * Inclusion of many new views of previously illustrated monuments. * Increased attention to social and political context of works of art in the ancient world. * Presentation of more classical works of art created for non-elite patrons. * Reorganized by Early Christian, Islamic, and Byzantine material. * Addition of twenty-eight new line art figures. * Expanded coverage of Chinese art and introduction of Korean art. * Expanded coverage of Mayan ceramics and stelae, new coverage of Peruvian textiles and Colombian gold work. * Revision of African art, updated in a separate chapter with twice as many images as the previous edition. * Reorganized chapters covering Northern and Italian Renaissance. * Reorganized coverage of eighteenth-century material. * Increased coverage of women and minority artists. * Totally reorganized nineteenth- and twentieth-century material, many new images from nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists. -- Amazon.com

The Art of Fiction

The Art of Fiction
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Author: John Gardner
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780307756718
Release: 2010-08-18
Editor: Vintage

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This classic guide, from the renowned novelist and professor, has helped transform generations of aspiring writers into masterful writers—and will continue to do so for many years to come. John Gardner was almost as famous as a teacher of creative writing as he was for his own works. In this practical, instructive handbook, based on the courses and seminars that he gave, he explains, simply and cogently, the principles and techniques of good writing. Gardner’s lessons, exemplified with detailed excerpts from classic works of literature, sweep across a complete range of topics—from the nature of aesthetics to the shape of a refined sentence. Written with passion, precision, and a deep respect for the art of writing, Gardner’s book serves by turns as a critic, mentor, and friend. Anyone who has ever thought of taking the step from reader to writer should begin here.

Dante s Inferno

Dante s Inferno
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Author: Dante Alighieri
Pages: 48
ISBN: STANFORD:36105049363778
Release: 1894
Editor: Unknown

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Parenting Matters

Parenting Matters
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Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Supporting the Parents of Young Children
Pages: 524
ISBN: 9780309388573
Release: 2016-11-21
Editor: National Academies Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Decades of research have demonstrated that the parent-child dyad and the environment of the familyâ€"which includes all primary caregiversâ€"are at the foundation of children's well- being and healthy development. From birth, children are learning and rely on parents and the other caregivers in their lives to protect and care for them. The impact of parents may never be greater than during the earliest years of life, when a child's brain is rapidly developing and when nearly all of her or his experiences are created and shaped by parents and the family environment. Parents help children build and refine their knowledge and skills, charting a trajectory for their health and well-being during childhood and beyond. The experience of parenting also impacts parents themselves. For instance, parenting can enrich and give focus to parents' lives; generate stress or calm; and create any number of emotions, including feelings of happiness, sadness, fulfillment, and anger. Parenting of young children today takes place in the context of significant ongoing developments. These include: a rapidly growing body of science on early childhood, increases in funding for programs and services for families, changing demographics of the U.S. population, and greater diversity of family structure. Additionally, parenting is increasingly being shaped by technology and increased access to information about parenting. Parenting Matters identifies parenting knowledge, attitudes, and practices associated with positive developmental outcomes in children ages 0-8; universal/preventive and targeted strategies used in a variety of settings that have been effective with parents of young children and that support the identified knowledge, attitudes, and practices; and barriers to and facilitators for parents' use of practices that lead to healthy child outcomes as well as their participation in effective programs and services. This report makes recommendations directed at an array of stakeholders, for promoting the wide-scale adoption of effective programs and services for parents and on areas that warrant further research to inform policy and practice. It is meant to serve as a roadmap for the future of parenting policy, research, and practice in the United States.

Genetic Algorithms in Search Optimization and Machine Learning

Genetic Algorithms in Search  Optimization  and Machine Learning
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Author: David Edward Goldberg,David Edward, Goldberg,Goldberg, David Edward Goldberg,Visiting Assistant Professor of History David E Goldberg
Pages: 412
ISBN: UOM:39015023852034
Release: 1989
Editor: Addison-Wesley Professional

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A gentle introduction to genetic algorithms. Genetic algorithms revisited: mathematical foundations. Computer implementation of a genetic algorithm. Some applications of genetic algorithms. Advanced operators and techniques in genetic search. Introduction to genetics-based machine learning. Applications of genetics-based machine learning. A look back, a glance ahead. A review of combinatorics and elementary probability. Pascal with random number generation for fortran, basic, and cobol programmers. A simple genetic algorithm (SGA) in pascal. A simple classifier system(SCS) in pascal. Partition coefficient transforms for problem-coding analysis.

Exploring Art

Exploring Art
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Author: Margaret R. Lazzari,Dona Schlesier
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1111343799
Release: 2012
Editor: Brooks/Cole

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

EXPLORING ART uses art examples from around the world to discuss art in the context of religion, politics, family structure, sexuality, entertainment and visual culture.

The Story of Art

The Story of Art
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Author: Ernst Hans Gombrich
Pages: 688
ISBN: 0134401999
Release: 1995
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"The Story of Art is one of the most famous and popular books on art ever published. For 45 years it has remained unrivalled as an introduction to the whole subject, from the earliest cave paintings to the experimental art of today. Readers of all ages and backgrounds throughout the world have found in Professor Gombrich a true master, who combines knowledge and wisdom with a unique gift for communicating directly his own deep love of the works of art he describes." "The Story of Art owes its lasting popularity to the directness and simplicity of the writing, and also the author's skill in presenting a clear narrative. He describes his aim as 'to bring some intelligible order into the wealth of names, periods and styles which crowd the pages of more ambitious works', and using his insight into the psychology of the visual arts, he makes us see the history of art as 'a continuous weaving and changing of traditions in which each work refers to the past and points to the future, a living chain that still links our own time with the Pyramid age'. In its new format, the 16th edition of this classic work is set to continue its triumphant progress for future generations and to remain the first choice for all newcomers to art."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Learning to Look

Learning to Look
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Author: Joshua C. Taylor
Pages: 185
ISBN: 9780226158907
Release: 2014-12-10
Editor: University of Chicago Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Sometimes seeing is more difficult for the student of art than believing. Taylor, in a book that has sold more than 300,000 copies since its original publication in 1957, has helped two generations of art students "learn to look." This handy guide to the visual arts is designed to provide a comprehensive view of art, moving from the analytic study of specific works to a consideration of broad principles and technical matters. Forty-four carefully selected illustrations afford an excellent sampling of the wide range of experience awaiting the explorer. The second edition of Learning to Look includes a new chapter on twentieth-century art. Taylor's thoughtful discussion of pure forms and our responses to them gives the reader a few useful starting points for looking at art that does not reproduce nature and for understanding the distance between contemporary figurative art and reality.

Gardner s Art Through the Ages

Gardner s Art Through the Ages
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Author: Richard G. Tansey,Fred S. Kleiner,Christin J. Mamiya
Pages: 667
ISBN: 0155071017
Release: 2001-01-01
Editor: Unknown

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The Collins Big Book of Art

The Collins Big Book of Art
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Author: David G. Wilkins
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780060832858
Release: 2005-11-01
Editor: Harper Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The one book your family needs to understand the world of art. A beautiful, unusual and engaging compendium of art history, providing an accessible entree into the world of art for everyone, regardless of their experience. From cave paintings to the Renaissance, Impressionism to Pop Art, The Collins Big Book of Art takes you on a journey through the history of art in a delightful and informative way. With more than 1200 works of art represented, this is both a coffee– table book and an educational experience; cross–referenced throughout, and including the following sections and features: A Chronology spans the history of art, step by step, from 38,000 BC to the present. Pieces from around the world are juxtaposed to place them in historical context. Each is labelled with date, country, title, artist, materials, size and current location. In addition, each piece of art is tied to its movement and key themes, which are pursued in greater detail in the other sections of the book. Turning Points, interspersed throughout the chronology, delve into both the major artistic movements and highlight the technical breakthroughs which changed how artists of the time worked, and affected how they saw the world. For example, the glass lens allowed more lifelike portraiture in the early Renaissance, the ability to put paint into tubes gave the Impressionists the freedom to work outdoors, and Freud's work in psychoanalysis had a major impact on Surrealism. The second part of the book explores enduring Themes of art, taking a subject and showing how artists through the ages have depicted it. Various approaches to portraits and landscapes, allegory and religion, still life and abstraction are compared and contrasted, using carefully selected images to illuminate each point made. In addition, an extensive Reference section allows the reader to access information in numerous ways; the multiple indices include a glossary of terms, artists registry, index of museums, and more. With easy navigation and an engaging presentation of the material, The Collins Big Book of Art will inform, inspire, and entertain art enthusiasts at any level of understanding and appreciation.

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0852291620
Release: 1972
Editor: Unknown

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Slide Guide for Gardner s Art Through the Ages

Slide Guide for Gardner s Art Through the Ages
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Author: Helen Gardner
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0495005223
Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown

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