A Short Guide to Writing About Art (The Short Guide Series)

A Short Guide to Writing About Art (The Short Guide Series)

For art courses where there is a writing component. 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 archite...

Title:A Short Guide to Writing About Art (The Short Guide Series)
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780136138556
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    A Short Guide to Writing About Art (The Short Guide Series) Reviews

  • Sofia

    Background: I ordered this book a few months ago, when I decided I wanted to focus my studies on the theoretical side of art. In order to start practicing my writing more seriously, and having never h...

  • Kate Green

    Although I borrowed this book from the library hoping for help in writing critical about exhibitions and artwork it turned out instead to be an excellent little book on helping to write about art in a...

  • La Lin

    Initially, I only managed to borrow this book as a reference for my art history class but now, if I ever find this book somewhere else, I will definitely buy it without hesitation. So remarkably detai...

  • Rob Shurmer

    Used this in grad school - finding it quite handy now for instructing students of history....

  • Sam  Bronstein

    Great read super informative and interesting. Made me miss art history class and made me want to do more research again....

  • Elizabeth Schlatter

    I'm assigning this for a freshmen seminar on contemporary art, focused on building critical thinking and oral and written communication skills. This book was assigned to me as an undergrad DECADES ago...

  • Jason

    I originally read this for an art history class as an undergraduate. Since it's short and I have a couple short papers to write for a current art history class I figured it would be good idea to read ...

  • Johnflynch

    This book was very informative but I would only really recommend it to students of the arts as it primarily pertains to writing RESEARCH PAPERS about art. Large portions of it (I have an older edition...

  • Melanie Terry

    This is an amazing book and helped me raise my grades in art history papers by full letters! This book was not required, but suggested to me by a teacher, and it should totally be required. This book ...

  • Kathleen

    This was really helpful. I actually really enjoyed it also....