"Art in Focus" is a high school art history text. An integrated, chronological approach to the study of art, "Art in Focus" demonstrates the interrelationships of aesthetics, art criticism, art history, and studio art. Reading age for native speakers: High School students
Unit 1: Creating and Understanding Art Chapter 1: Art and You Chapter 2: Developing a Visual Vocabulary Chapter 3: Creating Art: Media and Processes Chapter 4: Art Criticism and Aesthetics Chapter 5: Art History
Unit 2: Art of Early Civilizations Chapter 6: Art of Earliest Times Chapter 7: The Art of Ancient Egypt
Unit 3: Art of Rising Civilizations Chapter 8: Greek Art Chapter 9: Roman Art
Unit 4: Art of Asia, the Americas, and Africa Chapter 10: The Art of India, China, and Japan Chapter 11: The Native Arts of the Americas Chapter 12: The Arts of Africa
Unit 5: Art in Quest of Salvation Chapter 13: Early Christian, Byzantine, and Islamic Art Chapter 14: Early Medieval and Romanesque Art Chapter 15: Gothic Art
Unit 6: Art of an Emerging Modern Europe Chapter 16: The Italian Renaissance Chapter 17: Fifteenth-Century Art in Northern Europe Chapter 18: Art of Sixteenth-Century Europe Chapter 19: Baroque Art Chapter 20: Rococo Art
Unit 7: Art of the Modern Era Chapter 21: New Directions in Nineteenth-Century Art Chapter 22: Art of the Later Nineteenth Century Chapter 23: Art of the Early Twentieth Century Chapter 24: Modern Art Movements to the Present
Careers In Art Handbook Glossary/Glosario Index Credits
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About the author Gene Mittler is the author of Art in Focus, Glencoe’s senior high school art history textbook. He has taught at both the elementary and secondary levels and at Indiana University. He received an M.F.A. in sculpture from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. in art education from Ohio State University. Dr. Mittler has authored grants and published numerous articles in professional journals, and has lectured in the United States and abroad. He is currently Professor Emeritus at Texas Tech University.