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  • Title: Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning
  • Author/Editor(s) Pamela J. Sachant (Author), Jeffery LeMieux (Author), Rita Tekippe (Author)
  • Publisher: University System of Georgia (USG); eBook (Creative Commons Licensed)
  • License(s): CC BY-SA 4.0
  • Hardcover/Paperback: 300 pages
  • eBook: PDF (200.9 MB)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1940771293
  • ISBN-13: 978-1940771298
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Book Description

Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. Authored by four USG faculty members with advance degrees in the arts, this textbooks offers up-to-date original scholarship. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses.

Combining the best elements of both a traditional textbook and a reader, it introduces such issues in art as its meaning and purpose; its meaning and purpose; its structure, material, and form; and its diverse effects on our lives. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding the students' educational experiences beyond the textbook.

It provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks, making it an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.

About the Authors
  • Pamela Sachant, University of North Georgia
  • Peggy Blood, Savannah State University
  • Jeffery LeMieux, College of Coastal Georgia
  • Rita Tekippe, University of West Georgia
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