A Short Guide to Writing About Art by Sylvan Barnet


A Short Guide to Writing About Art by Sylvan Barnet

The best-selling guide to writing about art Sylvan Barnet's A Short Guide to Writing About Art guides students through every aspect of writing about art. 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. Coverage of essential writing assignments includes formal analysis, comparison, research paper, review of an exhibition, and essay examination. New to the 11th edition is a chapter on Virtual Exhibitions: Writing Text Panels and Other Materials. MySearchLab is a part of the Barnet program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, helps students master basic writing skills. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app. NOTE:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MySearchLab, order the package ISBN: 0205949525/ 9780205949526 Short Guide to Writing About Art Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 020588699X / 9780205886999 A Short Guide to Writing About Art


Extraordinarily useful and necessary for any class in art history! - Johanna Movassat, San Jose State University A step-by-step guide, incorporating both theory and practice, to critically thinking and writing about art. - Janet Carpenter, City College of San Francisco An extremely useful book for art history students at all levels of study. - Melissa Dabakis, Kenyon College I find the text to be fundamental in teaching students to write. It is concise enough to cover in a course on a particular art historical topic without overtaking the topic itself. It is always my secondary text. - Rebecca Trittel, Savannah College of Art and Design Excellent definitive source on writing about art for the advanced student. - Carey Rote, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

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408 pages


Sylvan Barnet
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Publication date

15th January 2014



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