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A Short Guide to Writing about Art

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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 ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.600
wilma

Writing About Art

by wilma on Aug 25, 2011

This selection is an excellent resource for students who must write about challenging topics in Advanced Placement courses--both English and Art.

Evalyn
by Evalyn on Sep 12, 2010

You can read the book without getting bored just after a few pages, and actually learn something about writing in general and writing about art in particular when you finish it. But if you're not in Art major or have a limited vocabulary related to art, it would be kinda difficult to read. So make sure you've known something at all (maybe get an old textbook first) before pick this up.

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harrisc

Short

by harrisc on Apr 1, 2010

This is a great "short" work to help you gather ideas on how to write about art. It is an excellent resource for a student to use to see that there is more to art than just the basics of artist, date, medium, etc. This book also has a list of questions in the front that provide a means of starting an essay, research project, or discussion about art, artists, art movements, etc.

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