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A short guide to writing about art /

by Barnet, Sylvan [author.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Always learning: Publisher: Harlow, Essex : Pearson Education Limited, c2015Edition: Eleventh edition, Global edition.Description: 384 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781292059907 (paperback); 1292059907 (paperback).Subject(s): Art criticism -- Authorship
Contents:
Writing about art -- Writing about art : the big picture -- Formal analysis and style -- Analytic thinking -- Writing a comparison -- Writing an entry in an exhibition catalog -- Writng a review of an exhibition -- How to write an effective essay -- Style in writing -- Art-historical research -- Some critical approaches -- Writing a research paper -- Manuscript form -- Writing essay examinations.
Summary: The best-selling guide to writing about art Sylvan Barnet's A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. Students are shown how to analyse pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on "Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials." List(s) this item appears in: Art History & Theory 1.1 | Art History & Theory 1.2 | Contemporary Studio Practice 1.1 | Contemporary Studio Practice 1.2
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Previous edition: 2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Writing about art -- Writing about art : the big picture -- Formal analysis and style -- Analytic thinking -- Writing a comparison -- Writing an entry in an exhibition catalog -- Writng a review of an exhibition -- How to write an effective essay -- Style in writing -- Art-historical research -- Some critical approaches -- Writing a research paper -- Manuscript form -- Writing essay examinations.

The best-selling guide to writing about art Sylvan Barnet's A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. Students are shown how to analyse pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and are prepared with the tools they need to present their ideas through effective writing. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on "Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials."

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