Writing about Art

ISBN-10: 020564578X

ISBN-13: 9780205645787

Edition: 6th 2009

Authors: Henry M. Sayre
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Description: This straightforward guide prepares students/readers to describe, interpret, and write about works of art in meaningful and lasting terms. Designed as a supplement to Art History survey and period texts, this efficient book features a step-by-step approach to writing-from choosing a work to write about, to essay organization, to research techniques, to footnote form, to preparing the final essay. For beginners as well as more advanced students/readers.

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List price: $57.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.80" wide x 8.90" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Introduction: Writingas Critical Thinking
Choosing Images: How to Select the Works of Art You Plan to Write About
Visiting Museums and Galleries
Choosing Works of Art to Write About: Some Questions of Taste
Writing Comparative Essays: Some Advantages
Choosing Works from ldquo;The Museum without Walls,rdquo;
The Computer and ldquo;The Museum without Walls,rdquo;
Using Visual Information: What to Look For and How to Describe What You See
Considering the Subject Matter of the Work
Describing the Formal Elements You Discover in the Work
Shape and Space
Light and Dark
Other Elements
Recognizing the Principles of Design
Rhythm and Repetition
Unity and Variety
Considering Questions of Medium
Beginning Your Essay By Describing the Work
Asking Yourself about the Work of Art: A Summary
Questions to Ask Before Writing About a Work of Art
Responding to the Verbal Frame: Where Else to Look for Help in Understanding What You See
Taking the Title and Label into Account
Considering Informational Labels Accompanying the Work
Consulting Artistsrsquo; Statements and Exhibition Catalogues
Discovering Other Helpful Material in the Library and Online
Research Online
Using the Library Catalogue and Databases
Using Art Dictionaries and Other Guides
Considering the Workrsquo;s Historical and Cultural Context
Quoting and Documenting Your Sources
Learning the Art of Quoting
Acknowledging YourSources
Choosing Your Footnote Style
Citing Internet Sources
Working with Words and Images: The Process
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