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Key Benefit: A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition, the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics:This concise yet thorough guide to “seeing and saying” addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. Market: This book is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved

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:
9780321292483
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
General
Author:
Barnet, Sylvan
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Academic
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Art criticism
Subject:
General Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Short Guides Series
Publication Date:
20070108
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.30x5.70x.56 in. .84 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Theory and Criticism
Reference » Student Writing Guides
Reference » Writing » Nonfiction

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