9780136138556

Short Guide to Writing About Art, A

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136138556

  • ISBN10:

    0136138551

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

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

Writing about Art
Writing about Art: A Crash Course
Analytic Thinking
Formal Analysis and Style
Writing a Comparison
Writing an Entry in an Exhibition Catalog
Writing a Review of an Exhibition
How to Write an Effective Essay
Style in Writing
Some Critical Approaches
Art-Historical Research
Writing a Research Paper
Manuscript Form
Writing Essay Examinations
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