Throughout the previous seven editions, this text has earned a reputation for elegance and the highest standards of quality. "Living with Art" helps students develop an appreciation of art by offering a clear and comprehensive introduction to the visual arts from several perspectives: themes and purposes of art; the vocabulary of art; individual art media (painting, drawing, camera arts, sculpture, architecture, etc.); and the history of art. The book is rich with illustrations drawn from a wide range of artistic cultures and time periods..
Art is part of our lives, from the monuments in our communities, to the fashions we wear and the media images we take in, to the exhibits on display in museums and galleries. It permeates our daily life. But why do we study art? How do we talk about Art? Living with Art helps students see art in everyday life by fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of art. Taking a step further, Getlein equips students with the tools neccessary to analyze, digest, and uphold a life-long enthusiasm for art.
Nutrition for Healthy Living takes an innovative approach to basic nutrition for the intro Nutrition course. With its uniquely concise organization that serves up concepts in manageable portions and a distinct focus on consumerism, this engaging, fun-to-read text will provide students with the scientific foundation needed to make informed nutritional lifestyle decisions well beyond the classroom.
An eight-time national chess champion and world champion martial artist shares the lessons he has learned from two very different competitive arenas, identifying key principles about learning and performance that readers can apply to their life goals. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
“One of the best guides to creating a more socially connected and rewarding life.”—Shelf Awareness Whether you’re seeking mindfulness gifts, meditation gifts, or are looking for a way to bring calm and comfort into your home, hygge is the solution. Hygge (hoo-gah) is a Danish word for a feeling of being warm, safe, comforted, and sheltered—an experience of belonging to the moment and to each other. When life gets hectic, work grows stressful, and the days fly by, unplug and tune in. This definitive guide to hygge deserves a place on your coffee table—and in your heart. Hygge anchors us, reminding us to slow down, to connect with place and with one another, to dwell and savor rather than rush and spend. When you curl up by the fire with a blanket, or have a simple meal with friends, that is hygge. When you acknowledge the sacred in the secular, or focus on people rather than things, or when you express love through small gestures, that is hygge. The Book of Hygge is an invitation to welcome abundance and contentment into your life. It is a call to live more fully by focusing on what moves you. This beautiful gift book is packed with full-color photographs and instructive meditations on relishing the everyday. It is your essential guide to cultivating the coziness that has made Danes the happiest people in the world. A perfect gift, The Book of Hygge is designed with an unjacketed, textured cover and crisp, clean interiors. As seen in the The New Yorker.
" A Way of Living: The Art of Willem de Kooning is the most wide‐ranging and comprehensive monograph on this towering figure of Abstract Impressionism. Author Judith Zilczer, Curator Emerita of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC and a leading authority on the artist, offers readers an unprecedented look at de Kooning’s body of work based on years of tireless research. Rich in documentary photographs, sketches, and preparatory drawings, this beautifully illustrated book showcases more than 200 paintings, drawings, and sculptures in an outstanding large‐format package. "