Gateways to Art: Understanding the Visual Arts (Second edition)

January 10, 2019 - Comment

The revised and expanded edition of the market-leading art appreciation college textbook. The Second Edition of Gateways to Art features an even greater emphasis on visual culture and contemporary art. All new “Visual Galleries” conclude each chapter, creating valuable connections throughout the text, while a unique chapter on Content and Analysis leads students step-by-step through

The revised and expanded edition of the market-leading art appreciation college textbook.

The Second Edition of Gateways to Art features an even greater emphasis on visual culture and contemporary art. All new “Visual Galleries” conclude each chapter, creating valuable connections throughout the text, while a unique chapter on Content and Analysis leads students step-by-step through detailed analyses of seminal artworks. Last, but not least, recurring “Gateways to Art” features teach students to examine works of art from all angles: formal analysis, media, history, and themes. 1,725 illustrations in color and black-and-white

Product Features

  • Looseleaf in a binder

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Anonymous says:

Ebook version doesn’t provide Digital Product Key As I have just started my course, I haven’t yet had chance to really pursue this edition to make a fair judgment call on the overall quality or coverage of the course topic. HOWEVER, I do issue a caveat. If you are purchasing or renting (in my case) the Ebook version; beware it DOES NOT provide a Digital Product Key so you can use the book in Hybrid courses utilizing online resources (i.e. InQuizitive) There is no mention of this in product details – otherwise I would have gone for a new print…

Anonymous says:

Introducing Art This book is used as a text book for a course for a course I am taking at George Mason University, Introduction to the Visual Arts. As a text book, it does a good job of helping me review what the professor has presented in class. It has wonderful photographs of important works of art, and it has good descriptions of how each piece of art was created. As I write this review, we are only half way through the course and the book, but I have found one error. This concerns printmaking and the way…

Anonymous says:

Understanding Arts Textbook I was required to have this book for an understanding visual arts course. Understanding that because this book deals with art explains why this book is so expensive, yet comprehensive. It’s comprehensive because as well as defining art vocabulary it gives more of a background to art history and the different forms of art in various cultures worldwide. This textbook definitely hurt my bank account, but after this class is over I’m sending it right back to Amazon for store credit. They make is…

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