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This best-selling text has guided tens of thousands of art students through the writing process.  Students are shown how to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 – Writing about Art

 

Chapter 2 - Writing about Art:  A Crash Course

 

Chapter 3 - Analytic Thinking

 

Chapter 4 - Formal Analysis and Style

 

Chapter 5 - Writing a Comparison

 

Chapter 6 - Writing an Entry in an Exhibition Catalog

 

Chapter 7 - Writing a Review of an Exhibition

 

Chapter 8 - How to Write an Effective Essay

 

Chapter 9 - Style in Writing

 

Chapter 10 - Some Critical Approaches

 

Chapter 11 - Art-Historical Research

 

Chapter 12 - Writing a Research Paper

 

Chapter 13 - Manuscript Form

 

Chapter 14 - Writing Essay Examinations

Product Details

ISBN:
9780136138556
Author:
Barnet, Sylvan
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Reference
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Nonfiction
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Reference-Writing Nonfiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Short Guides Series
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.23x5.48x.56 in. .86 lbs.

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