A Short Guide to Writing About Art

by Sylvan Barnet

A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Seventh Edition, the best-selling text of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculpture, and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effectivewriting.

  • Paperback
  • Pages: 317 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.83 out of 5
  • Published May 21st 2002 by Prentice Hall
  • Original Title: A Short Guide to Writing About Art
  • ISBN: 0321101448 (ISBN13: 9780321101440)
  • Edition Language: English

A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Seventh Edition, the best-selling text of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculpture, and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. This concise yet thorough guide to “seeing and saying” addresses a wealth of fundamental matters, such as distinguishing between description and analysis, writing a comparison, using peer review, documenting sources, and editing the final essay. This text is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved.