Table of contents for Exploring art : a global, thematic approach / Margaret Lazzari, Dona Schlesier.

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Part I: INTRODUCTION TO ART. 1. A Human Phenomenon. 2. The Language of Art and Architecture. 3. Media. 4. Deriving Meaning. 5. Who Makes Art and How is it Used? Part II: WHY DO WE MAKE ART? Section 1. Survival and Beyond. 6. Food and Shelter. 7. Reproduction and Sexuality. Section 2. Religion. 8. Deities and Places of Worship. 9. Mortality and Immortality. Section 3. The State. 10. Power, Politics, and Glory. 11. Social Protest/Affirmation. Section 4. Self and Society. 12. The Body. 13. Race, Gender, Clan, and Class. 14. Nature, Knowledge, and Technology. 15. Entertainment and Visual Culture.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Art -- Themes, motives.