A World of Art (7th Edition) by Sayre, Henry M. 7th (seventh) Edition [Paperback(2012)]Author:
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Learned different art styles. I also learned different time periods of the art. As well as learned about several talented artist and what types of approach they used in creating masterpieces.read more
The primary subject of this textbook was explaining the various types of art in the world, by different artists whom created different works of art varying from different styles. The text book covered it's subject extremely well. It was detailed and descriptive.
Too much running on abstracts. Very boring. Needs a major update.read more
Learning about historical artists and their styles.
Types of art and the senses it brings out in each of us. The terminology was great.read more
I have not read other textbooks on subject but liked size of this book.
This is the only book I have had to use in this subject.read more
I had to use this book for my fine arts class, in which we learned about different kinds of art and how to interpret it.
I wouldn't change anything about it. I thought all the parts of the book were useful.read more
there was nothing that was pointless in the book in my opinion.
I learned the real value of art in today's world, and that art itself should not be taken for granted.read more
That art is just as an important part of our culture now as it always has been.
The World of Art displays great detail in the work of Art and how to display not only art but our inner selves. Why do we think and paint the things that our eyes seeread more
The World of Art gives many details from original art to digital display art. It allows an individual to be who they are not just one sided.
The textual explaination of art elements. The book did not go into deep detail, which i were seeking and the class implied.read more
The class was more intense in basic areas of art which demanded deep understanding of elements and principles of the subject.
I took an art appreciation class, and this book was great! Gave an overall knowledge of terms used in the art world!read more
The whole thing! Mostly the photographs of art since we often had to write on different pieces.
The detailed stories, author's biographies or background and different types of art helped me understand the course material. Everything I needed was in the book.read more
I learned that all art had a story behind it. I never really thought that much about it until I had to describe the background and artists on art pieces.
That there are so many different ways to be creative. The reason why is because there were so many subjects and information on paintings, drawings, different styles of art and so forth that comes from different parts of the world.read more
Make it more visible, interesting, and understanding for all readers.
Great book, Helpful index for artists and pieces of work, makes it easy to find information necessary to study for tests and quizes.read more
This is the only art relate book I have read so I have nothing to compare it to.