Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

A-R-T: an Eye-Opening Guide to Art and Artists

by Cumming, Robert A

  • ISBN: 9780375413124
  • ISBN10: 037541312X

A-R-T: an Eye-Opening Guide to Art and Artists

by Cumming, Robert A

  • List Price: $27.50
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Publish date: 11/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780375413124
  • ISBN10: 037541312X
used Add to Cart $5.90
You save: 79%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $8.50
You save: 69%
Marketplace Item
Description: This guide attempts to answer questions and deal with issues that come up when we look at works of art, but are so often not addressed by captions and wall labels.

Section 1: Artists describes the characteristic and features that provide a framework for looking at the work of more than 800 artists; e.g., What does Rembrandt do that no one else does? What was the subject that Matisse reworked over and over again? Most of the "entries" are painters, in order to keep the book a manageable size. Thus, Michelangelo and Picasso are included as painters, not sculptors.

There are 3 types of artists: All Time Greats (Leonardo da Vinci); National Heroes (Winslow Homer); and Contemporary Stars (Chuck Close).

This section also has artists' Web site addresses, where to find the best collections, and other useful information.

Section 2: Stories, Signs, and Symbols explains iconography and narrative in Western art; e.g., What is so special about St. Catherine and how do I recognize her? How are the 5 senses usually portrayed? Who is the figure who always carries an axe?

Section 3: Glossary quickly defines more than 600 essential subjects; e.g., What is gouache? What is the difference between conservation and restoration? What is Existentialism and which artists did it affect?

Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB
Location: Frederick, MD
Condition: Good
Good condition.
Price:
$5.90
Comments:
Good condition.
Seller: WonderBook
Location: Frederick, MD Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Good condition.
Price:
$6.07
Comments:
Good condition.
Seller: HPB-Movies
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$6.73
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: stockandtrade
Location: Portland, OR Ask seller a question
Condition: Very Good
A trade paperback in excellent condition, clean with a tight binding and an
[...]
Price:
$7.00
Comments:
A trade paperback in excellent condition, clean with a tight binding and an
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$7.79
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Seller: Better World Books West
Location: Mishawaka, IN
Condition: Good
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may
[...]
Price:
$7.82
Comments:
Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may
[...]
Seller: StockandTrade
Location: Portland, OR
Condition: Very Good
Shipping Icon
A trade paperback in excellent condition, clean with a tight binding and an
[...]
Price:
$7.87
Comments:
A trade paperback in excellent condition, clean with a tight binding and an
[...]
Seller: cronusbooks
Location: Carson City, NV Ask seller a question
Condition: New
New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You will be pleased. Excellent book! ( z1s220B ) Some very minor shelf wear on cover. ** Fast Shipping**
Price:
$8.50
Comments:
New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You will be pleased. Excellent book! ( z1s220B ) Some very minor shelf wear on cover. ** Fast Shipping**
Seller: Opa! Books
Location: Carson City, NV
Condition: New
Shipping Icon
037541312X New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You
[...]
Price:
$9.56
Comments:
037541312X New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You
[...]
Seller: Cronus Books
Location: Carson City, NV
Condition: New
Shipping Icon
037541312X New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You
[...]
Price:
$9.56
Comments:
037541312X New Inside and Outside. Clean and crisp pages w/no markings! You
[...]
Seller: Prairie Archives
Location: Springfield, IL
Condition: Good
Price:
$10.12
Comments:
Seller: Powell's Books
Location: Portland, OR
Condition: Very Good
Price:
$13.00
Comments:
Seller: Half Price Books Inc
Location: Dallas, TX
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Price:
$15.17
Comments:
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
Seller: Milton Ave Books
Location: Columbus, OH
Condition: New
Shipping Icon
pp. 480. Glossy softbound. Cumming's witty, enlightening, succinct text
[...]
Price:
$19.12
Comments:
pp. 480. Glossy softbound. Cumming's witty, enlightening, succinct text
[...]
Seller: EKER Books
Location: Bryantown, MD
Condition: New
Shipping Icon
Price:
$22.70
Comments:
Seller: One Stop Shop Bookstore
Location: Memphis, TN
Condition: Good
Shipping Icon
Price:
$22.76
Comments:
Seller: BookZone Illinois
Location: Aurora, IL
Condition: New
Trade paperback. NEW. Stored in sealed plastic protection. No pricing
[...]
Price:
$24.68
Comments:
Trade paperback. NEW. Stored in sealed plastic protection. No pricing
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: New
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$34.71
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).