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Summary : In its fourth edition "Gilbert's Living with Art" won a first-place award for outstanding design and production at the 1995 New York Book Show. The new sixth edition is even more luxurious and beautiful. Not only a book about art, but also an artfully made book, "Gilbert's Living with Art" has earned a reputation for elegance and the highest standards of quality. "Living with Art" supports student efforts to develop an appreciation of art by clearly communicating the ways one can approach various forms of expression - offering a comprehensive introduction to the visual arts from several perspectives: themes and purposes of art; the vocabulary of art; individual art media (painting, drawing, camera arts, sculpture, architecture, etc.); and the chronological history of art. The book is rich with illustrations drawn from a wide range of artistic cultures and time periods.
Summary : Art is part of our lives, from the monuments in our communities, to the fashions we wear and the media images we take in, to the exhibits on display in museums and galleries. It permeates our daily life. But why do we study art? How do we talk about Art? Living with Art helps students see art in everyday life by fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of art. Taking a step further, Getlein equips students with the tools neccessary to analyze, digest, and uphold a life-long enthusiasm for art.
Summary : Known for its clear writing, diversity of art coverage, and elegant design, this superb reference offers a comprehensive, transcendentally illustrated introduction to the themes, design elements and principles, media, and history of art. New features and improvements, along with the highest production standards in paper, color quality, and binding, mark this fifth edition as the gold standard in its field.
Summary : Artists Living with Art invites readers into the homes and personal art collections of some of the world's most renowned contemporary artists, including Cindy Sherman, Helen and Brice Marden, Chuck Close, Rachel Feinstein and John Currin, Glenn Ligon, and Pat Steir. Here readers will find beautifully renovated lofts in SoHo, 19th-century Brooklyn brownstones, and a restored farmhouse in the Hudson River Valley, all filled with cherished artworks as well as objects, textiles, and ceramics set on display in artful and creative ways. Photographed by Oberto Gili, these gorgeous interiors will inspire readers to rethink the display of their own art and treasured possessions, whether it's a perfectly placed painting or rocks found on a beach.
Summary : Designed for introduction to art courses, this text covers art history and looks at art from the oldest cultures and from around the world.
Summary : This two-part volume describes how to install art in the home considering lighting, framing, and matters of decor, while a second section shows how famous collectors have displayed works in their own homes
Summary : The barriers between fine and applied art are continually being blurred by the contemporary interiors of today. Living With Art aims to inspire and emulate the individual approach -- presenting contemporary art for the home in all its various guises -- from advertising billboard posters to mounted x-ray light boxes displaying family snaps in the living room of a Victorian home. Every object in the home has become the subject of artistic approval and this book provides inspiration for anyone with a blank wall, floor or ceiling at his or her disposal. Topics include: -- When is it Art? -- Walls -- hang it? -- Floors -- sleep on it? -- Collecting art? -- Art as furniture?
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Summary : Throughout the previous six editions, this text has earned a reputation for elegance and the highest standards of quality. Living with Art helps students develop an appreciation of art by offering a clear and comprehensive introduction to the visual arts from several perspectives: themes and purposes of art; the vocabulary of art; individual art media (painting, drawing, camera arts, sculpture, architecture, etc.); and the history of art. The book is rich with illustrations drawn from a wide range of artistic cultures and time periods.