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A short guide to writing about art

Author: Sylvan Barnet
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011.
Series: Short guide series.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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This book is intended for art courses where there is a writing component. Would you like your students to have the tools to write confidently about art? 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  Read more...
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Barnet, Sylvan.
Short guide to writing about art.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2011
(OCoLC)746071118
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvan Barnet
ISBN: 0205708250 9780205708253 0205790526 9780205790524
OCLC Number: 470820479
Notes: Student edition.
Description: xxiii, 358 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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 --
Writing 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.
Series Title: Short guide series.
Responsibility: Sylvan Barnet.

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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  Read more...

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