A Short Guide to Writing about Art (Paperback)

By Sylvan Barnet

Prentice Hall, 9780321292483, 368pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2004

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Description

Key Benefit: "A Short Guide to Writing About Art, Eighth Edition," the best-selling book of its kind, equips students to analyze pictures (drawings, paintings, photographs), sculptures and architecture, and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas in effective writing. Key Topics: 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. Market: This book is a perfect complement to any art course where writing is involved