Handbook of Art and Design Terms, The

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
David J. Edwards  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
86
Pub.-date
June 2003
ISBN13
9780130989918
ISBN
0130989916
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Description

For courses in Fine Arts, Basic Art and Design, and Architecture.

Developed in response to the needs of students engaged in the study of art, design, and architecture, this primer is succinct, lightweight, and thorough in its lexical entries. Its simplicity, size, and scope make it a reference that has use and appeal across a number of visual arts disciplines. Part of theArtBasics series, designed to provide students with high quality books at an affordable cost.

Features

  • Extensive art and design entries-Serves as a starting point to the wealth of vocabulary found in the various related disciplines.
    • Encompasses the large amount of new terminology that has evolved in the field over the last decade.

  • Practical content-In an easily portable format.
    • Speaks to novice foundation students and students for whom English is not their first language.

  • Selected bibliography-Concludes the handbook entries.
    • Directs students to numerous valuable art, design, and architecture publications.

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