Appreciating Art


Lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed, this brand new textbook covers selected topics from the Leaving Certificate Art History and Appreciation syllabus in full and comprehensive detail.

  • An accessible text that focuses on appreciating, understanding and enjoying art history
  • All significant movements in the history of art are covered: Pre-Christian, Early Christian and Georgian Ireland; Medieval and Renaissance Europe and Impressionism

  • Appreciating Art topics focus on enjoying art but are also designed to encourage a personal response from students
    • Film Studies and Product Design are explored and insight offered into themes and ideas behind the paintings in Ireland’s foremost galleries and works of public art
  • Up-to-date, fully researched material, reflecting contemporary commentary and the current focus of the exam
  • Promotes the use of correct terms and appropriate language to describe artworks
  • Beautiful reproductions to complement the written text in all areas
  • Digital FlipBook available offering you the opportunity to present the detail in Appreciating Art to your class, with full zoom facility and extra features, bringing art to life
  • Language level accessible to both Higher Level and Ordinary Level students
  • End-of-chapter short and essay-style questions to assist both Higher Level and Ordinary Level students with exam preparation, homework and revision

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Author: By Áine Ní Chárthaigh, By Aidan O’Sullivan

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan



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