Prebles' Artforms (with MyArtKit Student Access Code Card) (9th Edition) (MyArtKit Series)
For courses in Art Appreciation, Art courses for non-majors, and one-semester Introduction to Art classes. From the First Edition in 1972, ARTFORMS has been as visually exciting as the individual works of art that are reproduced in it. ARTFORMS grew out of a desire to introduce art through an engaging visual experience. It is written and designed to help readers build an i...more
Paperback, 872 pages
Published April 24th 2008 by Prentice Hall
(first published February 1st 2008)
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Currently reading this book for my college Art Class. I didn't know what my Art class was going to be about, but this book is fascinating and breaks everything down simply. I knew nothing about some of the artists and works in this book and have actually taken a liking to some of the work. I highly recommend this book to any beginner in college art class or if you just like art.
This was a great book in why art is important and everything in between. This book has a WEALTH of information on art, what makes art, the history of art and its cultures (this was personally my favorite part), how art influenced, and the artists themselves. I learned a lot about not only the religious influence of art through many cultures, but also all the chronological time periods of the eras, and the art surrounding those periods. The reason why I gave it a three start because I had to admi...more
This summer I took a Cuesta class titled “Art Appreciation” which translates to AP Art History at the High School. I traveled to Paris, France this summer shortly after the class ended and I couldn’t be more grateful to have taken this class. The textbook chosen by the teacher was very well written and easy to follow, containing accurate facts and excellent information for the most part. Occasionally the professor would offer new resources for certain chapters in Prebles Artform...more