Understanding Art

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Wadsworth, Jan 1, 2012 - Art - 624 pages
UNDERSTANDING ART, 10E, International Edition provides a balanced approach to appreciating art, incorporating coverage of masterworks from the past and present. Author Lois Fichner-Rathus combines a conversational writing style with rich images, all designed to inspire understanding of the art that surrounds you in everyday life.

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About the author (2012)

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. She is also the author of Foundations of Art and Design, 2nd Edition, and co-author of Culture & Values: A Survey of the Humanities, 8th Edition. She resides in New York.

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