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A short guide to writing about art /Sylvan Barnet.

Collection Type
Barnet, Sylvan.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall
Publisher Series
Short guide series.
The Short guide series
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.
10th ed.
This book is 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 ideas through effective writing. This text includes: Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, essay examination; Clear step-by-step writing instructions guide students though the research and writing processes, showing students how to use the terminology of art history, and how to cite sources, solve issues of style, and use proper manuscript form; Sample essays, with analytic comments by the author, demonstrate the strengths of effective writing. - Publisher.
xv, 366 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Complimentary copy. Historic New England image on page 116.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Student edition.
0205790526 (examination copy : alk. paper)
9780205708253 (alk. paper)
9780205790524 (examination copy : alk. paper)
Call Number
Stacks N7476.B37 2011
Descriptive terms
Art criticism Authorship.