DescriptionIntroduction 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. Introduction to Art: Design/ Context/ and Meaning provides a new and free alternative to traditional textbooks/ making it an invaluable resource in our modern age of technology and advancement.