Designed for art appreciation courses, THE POWER OF ART is the first book to truly integrate the study of art within a global historical context. It presents the story of art as part of the accumulated experience of humankind by examining connections between our contemporary world and the past. The authors provide coverage of design and the various media and include more than 600 illustrations to provide visual support.
About the Author
Richard Lewis is Professor of Art and Dean at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., where he has taught for 20 years. He is very active in the field of digital art and media, and authored a textbook on multimedia (Prentice Hall in 2003).