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ART TALK, Fourth Edition – Interactive Student Edition



Chapter 1: Art in Your World
LESSON 1 What Is Art?
LESSON 2 Why Do Artists Create?
LESSON 3 The Language of Art

Chapter 2: Art Criticism and Aesthetic Judgment
LESSON 1 Art Criticism: Learning from a Work of Art
LESSON 2 Aesthetics: Thinking About a Work of Art
LESSON 3 Art History: Learning About a Work of Art

Chapter 3: The Media and Processes of Art
LESSON 1 Two-Dimensional Media
LESSON 2 Three-Dimensional Media
LESSON 3 Technological Media

Chapter 4: Line
LESSON 1 The Element of Line
LESSON 2 The Expressive Qualities of Line

Chapter 5: Shape, Form, and Space
LESSON 1 Shapes and Forms
LESSON 2 Space
LESSON 3 How We Perceive Shape, Form, and Space
LESSON 4 How Artists Create Shapes and Forms in Space
LESSON 5 What Different Shapes, Forms, and Spaces Express

Chapter 6: Color
LESSON 1 Hue, Value, and Intensity
LESSON 2 Color Schemes
LESSON 3 Understanding the Nature and Uses of Color

Chapter 7: Texture
LESSON 1 Texture in Your Life
LESSON 2 How Artists Use Texture

Chapter 8: Rhythm, Pattern, and Movement
LESSON 1 Rhythm and Pattern
LESSON 2 Types of Rhythm and Pattern
LESSON 3 How Artists Use Rhythm to Create Movement

Chapter 9: Balance
LESSON 1 Visual Balance
LESSON 2 Informal Balance
LESSON 3 The Expressive Qualities of Balance

Chapter 10: Proportion
LESSON 1 The Golden Mean
LESSON 2 Scale
LESSON 3 How Artists Use Proportion and Distortion

Chapter 11: Variety, Emphasis, Harmony, and Unity
LESSON 1 Variety, Emphasis, and Harmony
LESSON 2 Unity

Chapter 12: Art Traditions from Around the World
LESSON 1 Art of Earliest Times
LESSON 2 Art of Asia and the Middle East
LESSON 3 The Art of Africa
LESSON 4 Art of the Americas

Chapter 13: Western Traditions in Art
LESSON 1 The Beginnings of Western Art Traditions
LESSON 2 The Beginnings of Modern Art Traditions
LESSON 3 The Nineteenth Century
LESSON 4 Early Twentieth Century
LESSON 5 Art After 1945

Chapter 14: Careers in Art
LESSON 1 Careers in Two-Dimensional Art
LESSON 2 Careers in Three-Dimensional Art and Education

Technique Tips Handbook
Safety in the Art Room
Artists and Their Works
Chronology of Artworks
Photography Credits

NB The following files are NOT available in this edition: TIME Virtual Art Tours (p. 22), The Performing Arts Handbook (pp. 412 – 426), The Digital Media Handbook (pp. 445 – 454), Page Navigator (CONTENTS.pdf can be used instead)

About the Author
Rosalind Ragans is the author of Glencoes senior high school art text, ArtTalk. She received a B.F.A. at Hunter College, CUNY, New York, and earned a M.Ed. in Elementary Education at Georgia Southern University and a Ph.D. in Art Education at the University of Georgia. Dr. Ragans was named National Art Educator of the Year for 1992

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