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Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding introduces readers to the varied methodologies of art interpretation without unnecessary jargon, presenting difficult and complex issues in an understandable way for beginning students without alienating more sophisticated readers.

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"Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding" introduces readers to the varied methodologies of art interpretation without unnecessary jargon, presenting difficult and complex issues in an understandable way for beginning students without alienating more sophisticated readers.

About the Author

Terry Barrett is Professor of Art Education, with a joint appointment in the Department of Art, at The Ohio State University, where he is the recipient of a distinguished teaching award for courses in criticism and aesthetics within education. He has authored four books: Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering and Responding; Criticizing Art: Understanding the Contemporary (2nd ed.); Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to Understanding Images (4th ed.); and Talking about Student Art. He edited the anthology Lessons for Teaching Art Criticism, published articles in Aesthetic Education, Afterimage, Art Education, Exposure, Camera-Lucida, Dialogue, Cultural Research in Art Education, New Advocate, New Art Examiner, Studies in Art Education, Teaching Artist Journal, Theory into Practice, Visual Arts Research, and many chapters in edited books. He is an art critic in education for the Ohio Arts Council, consults museum education departments, juries exhibitions, and conducts workshops on studio critiques and writing.

Table of Contents

Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding

Introduction

Chapter 1: About Interpretation: Rene Magritte

Chapter 2: Multiple Interpretations of One Work of Art: Édouard Manet, A Bar at the Folies-Bergére

Chapter 3: Interpreting and Judgment: Controversial Art

Chapter 4: Interpreting and Appreciation: Abstract Painting

Chapter 5: Interpreting Old and Foreign Art

Chapter 6: Interpreting and Medium: Photography

Chapter 7: A Sampler of Interpretations

Chapter 8: Principles for Interpreting Art

Notes

Bibliography

Credits

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767416481
Author:
Barrett, Terry Michael
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Author:
Barrett, Terry
Author:
Barrett Terry
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Art criticism
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art-Theory and Criticism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
bk. 2
Publication Date:
November 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.12x7.36x.47 in. 1.05 lbs.

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